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Whitehurst to deliver Nov. 18 lecture at UVa-Wise

Bruce T. Whitehurst, president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Bankers Association, will speak at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Nov. 18 as part of the Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Lecture in Entrepreneurship Series.

“Banking on Entrepreneurs” is the subject of the 7 p.m. lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

Following a 10-year career in retail and commercial banking with Jefferson National Bank, now Wells Fargo, Whitehurst joined the Virginia Bankers Association in 1993.

He has served as president and chief executive officer of the association since 2007 and was previously its executive vice president. While at the VBA, he has worked with member banks in a variety of areas, including government relations, education and training, financial literacy, and partnering with banks in a number of innovative ways. Whitehurst is active at the national level as a banking industry advocate.

He served on the American Bankers Association’s Regulatory Reform Task Force during the 2008 financial crisis and is chairman of the Alliance of State Bankers Associations. Committed to serving his community, Whitehurst is also vice chairman of United Methodist Family Services in Richmond and vice chairman of the Virginia Council on Economic Education.

Dr. Donald W. Caudill endowed the Alfred and Shirley Wampler Caudill Lecture in Entrepreneurship Series in memory and honor of his parents to promote entrepreneurship.

For more information, contact College Relations at 276-376-1027.