BCT-Bank of Charles Town Promotes Erin Owens to Assistant Branch Manager of Kearneysville Branch

February 9, 2023
CHARLES TOWN, WV, February 8, 2023 (OTC:PTBS) – BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, recently announced the promotion of Erin Owens to the position of Assistant Branch Manager of the Kearneysville branch office located at 5480 Charles Town Road. Ms. Owens will lead the staff of this unique branch that is a drive-through-only service facility. In addition, Ms. Owens will provide support for Branch Operations that is also located at this facility.
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Erin Owens, Asst. Branch Manager

Ms. Owens is a BCT success story. In 2021, she began her BCT career while a student at Shepherd University, working as a part-time Teller.  Within six months she was promoted to part-time Universal Banker.  Soon thereafter, Ms. Owens entered the company’s Banker Development program.  After graduating from college, Ms. Owens remained with BCT and moved to a full-time Universal Banker position and also provided Training Support for Branch Operations, which was her most recent position prior to being promoted to Assistant Branch Manager. 

“Erin’s ability to deliver a positive client experience coupled with her acumen for financial services have resulted in a remarkable example of career advancement opportunities at BCT,” stated Tim Lewis, Executive Vice President, Retail and Technology Operations.  “We are very proud of Erin’s accomplishments.  She is a shining star and we look forward to finding other capable candidates like Erin to join BCT.” 

Community involvement is important to Ms. Owens.  She serves on the BCTCares Foundation service team, supporting food-insecure children and families within our local communities.  She also is a member of the Johnsontown Church of the Brethren. 

Ms. Owens earned a Bachelor’s degree from Shepherd University in May 2022, majoring in Psychology.  While there, she was a member of the prestigious Emerging Leaders in Service. 

An avid reader, Ms. Owens enjoys traveling and visiting with family.  She makes her home in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

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About the Company

Founded in 1871, BCT-Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community's Bank, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Potomac Bancshares, Inc. (OTC:PTBS). With approximately $830 million in assets as of December 31, 2023, the Company conducts operations through its main office, an additional eight branch offices, and two loan production offices.  BCT’s offices are located in Jefferson and Berkeley Counties (WV), Washington County (MD), and Loudoun and Stafford Counties (VA). The Bank provides various banking products and services including free access to over 55,000 ATMs through the Allpoint® network plus online and mobile banking for individuals, businesses, and local governments. The Bank also offers commercial lines and term loans, residential and commercial construction, commercial real estate loans, agricultural loans, and government contractor loans.  The Bank is also a Small Business Administration (SBA) Preferred Lender and offers Government Contractor loans and lines of credit. The Residential Lending division offers secondary market and portfolio mortgage loans, one-time close construction to perm loans, as well as home equity loans and lines of credit. For over 65 years, BCT Wealth Advisors has provided financial management, investment, trust, and estate services to its clients. In 2023, American Banker selected BCT as a “Top 200 Community Bank,” an annual listing of the best performing banks in the United States with assets under $2 billion.  BCT was voted a “Best of the Best” winner in the 2023 Journal-News Readers’ Choice Awards in four categories:  Bank, Mortgage Company, Loan Services, and Financial Planning.  In 2023, 2021, 2020, and 2019 the Bank was named a “Best Bank To Work For” by American Banker.

The Company's shares are quoted on the OTC Pink Sheet marketplace under the symbol "PTBS." For more information about Potomac Bancshares, Inc., and the Bank, please visit our website at www.mybct.bank.