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About Us

Highlands Community Bank (HCB) was established in 2002 by a group of local investors who determined there was a need for a community bank in the Alleghany Highlands. The belief was that a community bank could better serve the local residents and businesses and better contribute the local economy. HCB has focused on keeping banking simple by offering products and services that are not complex and the customer can easily understand. The bank’s core business is centered on traditional loan and deposit products. Since its establishment, HCB has worked to accomplish these goals and has become the leader in market share and enhanced shareholder value because of its people and their greater understanding of the local community.

Highlands Community Bank Board of Directors

Michael H. Persinger, Chairman of the Board
Nicholas J. Moga
H.C. Rhodes, Jr.
Daniel Lawson
James N. Garcia
Ronald S. Bowers
David M. Oliver
Debra N. Byer
John S. Franson
Robert Hemsath
Lisa H. Schoppmeyer