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Glynn promoted to president of TowneBank Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk

March 21, 2014

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On Jan. 1, Dawn S. Glynn became president of TowneBank's newly created Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk region.

P. Ward Robinett Jr., the founding president of TowneBank Portsmouth, announced his retirement at the end of 2013. On Jan. 1, Dawn S. Glynn became president of the bank's newly created Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk region.

Glynn is a founding officer of TowneBank, and has more than 27 years of banking experience, according to a news release. She has served as president of TowneBank Chesapeake and the director of TowneBank’s private banking program. 

Glynn serves on the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council, the Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation Board, the Access College Foundation Board and the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s Regional Board. She is also on the Blue Ribbon Committee of the Chesapeake Public Schools Board, the development committee for Eastern Virginia Medical School and the board of trustees for the Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation.

Robinett's banking career spanned more than 43 years. Under his leadership, TowneBank Portsmouth rose to the No. 1 spot in deposit market share among all financial institutions in Portsmouth. Named a First Citizen in 1989, Robinett has been very dedicated to his hometown, serving on City Council for eight years, on the board of Bon Secours Hampton Road, and as a trustee of the Beazley Foundation, among other leadership positions. He will continue to assist with bank special projects in a part-time consulting capacity.


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