Yergey named State National Director

«Back to News 09/12/2016 | VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

Towne Insurance is pleased to announce Robert Yergey has been appointed state national director by the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV). As part of the nation’s oldest and largest association of independent insurance agents, the IIAV represents a network of more than 7,000 agents and agency employees in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Yergey has been an independent insurance agent for more than 23 years and is President of Yergey Insurance, a Towne Insurance Agency located in Northern Virginia. He has been active on the local, state, regional and national levels of the association and previously held executive level positions including President and Chairman of IIAV.  He continues to be an advocate in the insurance industry by lobbying on a state and federal level for important issues such as professional liability and tort reform. 

Yergey is a graduate of West Virginia University and remains active in the community by volunteering for local organizations. He is a recipient of the ‘Agent of the Year’ award, the highest honor bestowed by the IIAV. 

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As one of the top community banks in Virginia and North Carolina, TowneBank operates 38 banking offices serving Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Richmond, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, and Chesterfield in Virginia, along with Moyock, Grandy, Camden, Southern Shores, Corolla and Nags Head in North Carolina. Towne also offers a full range of financial services through its controlled divisions and subsidiaries that include Towne Investment Group, Towne Insurance Agency, Towne Benefits, TowneBank Mortgage, TowneBank Commercial Mortgage, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty, Towne 1031 Exchange, LLC, Beach Properties of Hilton Head and Oak Island Accommodations. Local decision-making is a hallmark of its hometown banking strategy that is delivered through the leadership of each group’s President and Board of Directors.

With total assets of $7.94 billion as of June 30, 2016, TowneBank is one of the largest banks headquartered in Virginia.