WEST POINT, Va., June 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- C&F Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CFFI), the one-bank holding company for C&F Bank, announced that Beth Rilee-Kelley has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of C&F Bank (the “Board”).  Mrs. Rilee-Kelley is president and chief operating officer of The Martin Agency, an international full-service advertising agency headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. She began her advertising career in 1983 at The Martin Agency, and during her tenure, she has worked in a variety of roles from account management to working in the creative department, as well as leading the human resources group. She became a partner in 2005, assumed the role of chief operating officer in 2011, and was named president of the agency in 2016. Mrs. Rilee-Kelley currently serves as a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ finance committee and is Chair of the advisory board for VCU’s Robertson School of Media & Culture. In addition, she serves on the boards of The Greater West Point Family YMCA and the Virginia Film Festival. Mrs. Rilee-Kelley graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in communications.

“Beth’s diverse experience with a company that specializes in, among other things, advertising, strategic planning, and building the relationship between brand and consumers, as well as her commitment to community values, will be extremely valuable to our organization and we are very fortunate to have her as a member of the Board,” stated C&F Financial Corporation’s Chairman and CEO Larry Dillon.

About C&F Financial Corporation 

C&F Financial Corporation is the parent of C&F Bank, which was founded in 1927 in West Point, Virginia, and is one of the oldest independent community banking organizations headquartered in Virginia. C&F Bank provides full-service banking to the eastern region of Virginia with 25 branch locations including the counties of Powhatan, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Middlesex, James City, New Kent, Hanover and Henrico, as well as the town of West Point and the cities of Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton and Richmond.

C&F Bank offers full investment services through its subsidiary C&F Wealth Management, Inc. C&F Mortgage Corporation provides mortgage, title and appraisal services through 13 offices located in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. C&F Finance Company provides automobile loans through indirect lending programs in Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia through its offices in Virginia, Tennessee and Maryland.

Additional information is available on C&F’s web site at http://www.cffc.com.

Tom Cherry, President 
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