RICHARD M. ADAMS, 69, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of both
United and United Bank (WV). Mr. Adams served as the Chief Executive Officer of The
Parkersburg National Bank (PNB), the predecessor to United, from 1975 to 1984, and as
the Chairman of the Board of PNB from 1976 to 1984. Mr. Adams has been a director of
United since 1984.
Mr. Adams has worked in the banking industry for more than 40 years and has successfully served as the Company’s
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for 38 years. Mr. Adams has the experience and expertise necessary to
understand the opportunities and challenges facing the Company, and he possesses the requisite leadership and
management skills to promote and execute the Company’s values and strategy. Mr. Adams is very familiar with the
Company’s business, industry, regulatory requirements, and markets. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr.
Adams provides unified leadership for the Company, promotes the development and implementation of corporate
strategy, and contributes to a more efficient and effective board. Mr. Adams has successfully guided the Company
through 29 acquisitions, growing the Company from $100 million to $11.6 billion in assets. Mr. Adams also serves on
the Executive Committee.
ROBERT G. ASTORG, 72, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Managing
Member of Astorg & Koreski, PLLC. Mr. Astorg has been a director of the Company
Mr. Astorg’s career has been mainly in the accounting and tax services business. Through his business career, Mr.
Astorg has developed relationships with a multitude of business types and sizes. In his current position as a managing
principal of Astorg & Koreski, Mr. Astorg leads an accounting and tax firm comprised of 18 people which bills
approximately $2 million per year. Mr. Astorg has a great deal of knowledge about strategic planning, human resources,
as well as financial services. As a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Astorg is able to analyze and understand the
financial aspects of business. Mr. Astorg has over 40 years of experience on audit committees of banking companies.
Mr. Astorg brings this broad and relevant experience to his role as a director of the Company, a member of the Risk Committee and the Chairman of the Audit Committee, where he has served as a financial expert for many years.
PETER A. CONVERSE, 65, is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Virginia
Commerce Bancorp, Inc. and Virginia Commerce Bank. Mr. Converse is a director of United
Bank (VA). Mr. Converse has been a director of the Company since January of 2014.
Mr. Converse has extensive banking experience of over 39 years. He served as a director of Virginia Commerce
Bancorp, Inc. for 20 years. Mr. Converse joined Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc. in January 1994. Prior to that, Mr.
Converse was the Senior Vice President/Chief Lending Officer for Federal Capital Bank from March 1992 to
December 1993; Senior Vice President of Bank of Maryland from October 1990 to March 1992; and Executive Vice
President/Chief Lending Officer for Century National Bank from May 1986 to July 1990 and Senior Vice President/
Chief Lending Officer for Central National Bank from July 1979 to April 1986. Mr. Converse is a member of the Executive Committee.
J. PAUL MCNAMARA, 67, is the Chairman of Potomac Capital Advisors and the
former President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequoia Bancshares, Inc.
Mr. McNamara is also the Vice Chairman of United Bank (VA). Mr. McNamara has
been a director of the Company since 2003.
Currently, Mr. McNamara is the Chairman of Potomac Capital Advisors, a privately held real estate investment
company which advises two real estate partnerships. Mr. McNamara has spent over 30 years in the banking industry.
Mr. McNamara was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequoia Bancshares for 15 years. Prior to Sequoia,
Mr. McNamara worked for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company for three years and the National Bank of
Washington for 12 years where he held several senior management positions. Mr. McNamara has gained valuable
insight through his banking experience in senior management positions into retail banking, commercial banking, bank
operations and systems. Mr. McNamara brings this extensive knowledge of the banking industry to his role as a director
of the Company and as a member of the Executive, Risk and Compensation Committees and Chairman of the Governance and Nominating Committee.
MARK R. NESSELROAD, 60, is the Chief Executive Officer of Glenmark Holding
Limited Liability Company, a real estate development company. Mr. Nesselroad has
been a director of the Company since 2011.
Prior to serving on United’s Board, Mr. Nesselroad served on Centra Financial Holdings, Inc.’s Board of Directors
from 2003 to July of 2011. He was a member of Centra’s audit committee, executive committee, compensation
committee and finance committee. Mr. Nesselroad is a real estate developer in one of United’s key markets. Mr.
Nesselroad formerly served on the Board of Directors of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund and he
currently serves on the Board of Directors of the West Virginia United Health System and Mylan Park Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Nesselroad brings his knowledge of commercial real estate in a key geographic market of United as well as his
extensive experience on boards of directors and committees to his role as a director of the Company, a member of the Executive, Compensation, and Governance and Nominating Committees and the Chairman of The Risk Committee.
MARY K. WEDDLE, 66, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a former
Executive Vice President of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. Ms. Weddle is a director of
United Bank (VA). Ms. Weddle has been a director of the Company since 2004.
Ms. Weddle has spent her career in real estate and related financial services. For almost 20 years, she was in
management and leadership roles in the real estate industry. Her former employer, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., is the
nation’s largest, privately-held real estate company. In her most recent position as Executive Vice President and head of
Operations, which she held for almost 15 years, she skillfully brought together a team responsible for a wide variety of
diverse activities, such as legal, marketing, information technology, human resources, and accounting. Her expertise as
head of Operations covered strategic planning and the design and implementation of efficient systems and processes for
distribution to over 12,000 people. She also understands customer service and consumer behavior. She brings this broad
and relevant experience to her role as a director of the Company and as a member of the Audit Committee, where she
has served as a financial expert for many years. Her designation and ongoing qualifications as a Certified Public
Accountant give her the ability to analyze and understand the financial aspects of business and serve as a member of the Audit and Risk Committees.
GARY G. WHITE, 66, is the President and Chief Operating Officer of International
Resource Partners LP and the President and Chief Executive Officer of International
Industries, Inc. Mr. White is also the former President and Chief Executive Officer of
the West Virginia Coal Association. Mr. White has been a director of the Company
Mr. White has served in several senior management positions in the coal industry for over 40 years. Mr. White also has
more than 20 years of executive level experience with non-profit entities which provides him with a broad perspective
on business operations. Mr. White has a good knowledge of the basic industries in the Company’s primary market areas.
Mr. White has been a past director of another publicly traded banking company. Mr. White brings this expertise in
corporate management to his role as a director of the Company and as a member of the Executive, Compensation, Governance and Nominating and Audit Committees.
P. CLINTON WINTER, JR., 68, is the President of Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency,
Inc. Mr. Winter has been a director of the Company since 1996.
Mr. Winter has spent over 35 years working in the insurance and financial services industry. Mr. Winter’s experience as
President of Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency, as well as a past chairperson of an audit committee of an acquired
banking company, has provided him with significant financial experience. Mr. Winter also served on the executive
committee and was the chairperson of the compensation committee for this acquired banking company. Through his
long experience with the insurance and financial industries, Mr. Winter possesses expertise in financial and risk
management matters as well as business development and marketing. Mr. Winter brings this knowledge of financial and
risk management to his role as a director of the Company, the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and as a
member of the Executive, Audit and Governance and Nominating Committees. Mr. Winter also serves as the Lead
Director of the independent directors of the Board.