Board of Directors

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Our members elect the Board of Directors with every member receiving one vote, regardless of deposit amount. This volunteer Board focuses on 1st Advantage’s long-term plans to ensure financial strength while delivering the personal service you expect from us.

1st Advantage Leadership

Board of Directors

  • Sylvester McClellan, Chairman
  • Andrae Via, Vice Chairman
  • Laurence Smail, Treasurer
  • Brenda B. Dawson, Secretary
  • Paul J. Adamo (LTC, USA Ret.), Director
  • Barbara Ballard, Director
  • Michael J. Doucette, Director
  • William Ramsey, Director
  • Jacqueline Wynn, Director
  • Fred E. Blough, Director Emeritus
  • Tom O. Cameron, LTC (Ret.), Director Emeritus
  • Betty L. Wiggins, Honorary Director Emeritus

Supervisory Committee

  • Josephine Krantz, Chairperson
  • Nicholas A. Nunes, Secretary
  • Denise Peterson
  • Tamara Henderson
  • Jacqueline Wynn

Supervisory Committee mailing address: P.O. Box 2327, Newport News, VA 23609-0327

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