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Business Notebook for Jan. 29


Kyle R. Chavis appointed to Lumbee Guaranty Bank board of directors

Lumbee Guaranty Bank CEO Kyle R. Chavis has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, according to a news release.

Chavis will continue in the chief executive officer role.

“Kyle will have an invaluable impact on our board,” said Sybil Bullard, chairwoman of the board of directors. “As CEO, he brings a unique perspective in representing the best interests of our shareholders and our customers.”

Chavis has more than 30 years of experience in banking, including 23 years at Lumbee Guaranty Bank. Before his appointment as CEO, he was executive vice president and chief credit officer.

He has worked with Wachovia (now Wells Fargo) and Triangle Bank.

Chavis earned a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in finance from North Carolina State University and an MBA from UNC[1]Pembroke. He also completed graduate schools in banking at Louisiana State University and through the North Carolina Bankers Association.

Chavis serves on the board of directors of the N.C. Bankers Association and Community Bankers Bank, a regional correspondent bank serving customers throughout the Southeast. He recently completed a three-year term on the Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee of the FDIC's Advisory Committee on Community Banking.

Chavis has served as a trustee of Robeson Community College since 2014 and is currently chairman of the UNCP Foundation board. A past trustee of Scotland Health Care System, he still serves on the organization's finance committee.

Dogwood State Bank to cut ribbon for new location at former Systel building

Dogwood State Bank will hold a ribbon-cutting for its newest location in Fayetteville, the former Systel building downtown.

The ceremony will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at 225 Green St., Suite 102.

For information, email hbookhardt@dsbnc.com

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Better Health executive office dedicated in memory of Judy Klinck

The executive office at Better Health, 1422 Bragg Blvd., was dedicated in memory former Executive Director Judy Klinck on Jan. 25.

Klinck is a former recipient of CityView Media’s Power of Giving Community Impact Award.

Better Health was founded in 1958 with a vision to improve access and availability of health care services for underserved, low-income residents.


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