First Bank and Trust Company Welcomes David Rhea

March 14, 2024

ABINGDON, Virg., Mar. 14, 2024 -- First Bank and Trust Company, a diversified financial services firm with assets of $3.14 billion, is thrilled to announce the appointment of David Rhea as a Loan Officer in its Commercial Division based in Abingdon, Virginia. With over 32 years of experience in the financial services industry, Rhea brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role.


Having spent his entire career in the Washington and Smyth County area, Rhea has developed an intimate understanding of the local market and its unique needs. His deep roots in the community make him an invaluable asset, both professionally and personally.


“I have been blessed to serve the Washington and Smyth County areas my entire banking career. Serving these market areas for many years has allowed me to present my customers with valuable local insight and understanding of their situation and the ability to craft solutions to their benefit. There is no ‘one size fits all’ box for loan requests and working with a bank and a lender that understands that makes a big difference for the customer. I am proud to live, work, and serve in my community, and I strive to provide superior service to my customers so they may continue to achieve their hopes and dreams,” expressed Rhea.


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 David Rhea, Loan Officer and Brent Dyson, SVP/Southwest Virginia Regional Manager


“First Bank and Trust Company is extremely excited to announce the addition of David Rhea to our team in Southwest Virginia. His primary role will be servicing business clients in the Southwest Virginia Market with deposit and lending solutions. David will make an immediate impact on our bank and the community. He is eager to work with new and existing clients to enhance their overall banking experience,” stated Brent J. Dyson, Senior Vice President and Southwest Virginia Regional Manager.


First Bank and Trust Company is known for providing exceptional customer service and maintaining a community focus. "David has been a career community banker serving on various community boards and committees that make him a natural fit for First Bank and Trust Company and our rich history of community involvement," said Dyson.


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First Bank and Trust Company Full-Service Branch in Abingdon, VA


Rhea's office is located at 933 East Main St. in Abingdon, Virginia. He may be reached at or by calling (276) 628-3838.



About First Bank and Trust Company


First Bank and Trust Company, one of the top community banks in the United States, is a diversified financial services firm with office locations throughout southwest Virginia and the state’s Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valleys. First Bank and Trust Company also operates throughout northeast Tennessee and North Carolina. Financial solutions are addressed by offering free checking products for personal and business accounts, savings, money markets, and time deposit accounts. Lending solutions are managed by mortgage, agricultural, and commercial lending divisions. Comprehensive wealth management solutions are available through trust and brokerage service representatives.


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