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Board Member

Richard S. Bray

Judge Richard S. Bray serves as Lead Independent Director of Townebank Portsmouth, Virginia. Formerly, Judge Bray served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Beazley Foundation, Inc., a private foundation in Portsmouth that supports educational, charitable, and religious purposes. Judge Bray’s legal career spanned 32 years, culminating with his service as Senior Judge on the Court of Appeals of Virginia. He retired as Senior Judge in 2002. He has over 20 years of experience serving on the boards of three banking institutions, including TowneBank.


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