Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Cornett served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of VCC from 2008 to 2015, and he now serves as CFO and leads the finance and investor relations teams.
Prior to joining VCC, he was a Senior Manager at a public accounting and consulting firm, working almost exclusively with community banks ranging in assets size from $100 million to over $1 billion. His work with community banks included relationship management and supervision of audits of financial statements, SEC reporting, credit reviews, internal audit assistance, and compliance and operational consulting services.
He currently serves on the board of directors for Appalachian Community Capital Corporation and Appalachian Community Capital Development Foundation. Mr. Cornett has participated in the Center for Community Investment’s Connect Capital initiative working with Invest Appalachia, an organization focused on forming a social impact fund for Central Appalachia. He also serves as an advisor on the New River Valley Development Corporation’s revolving loan fund. In addition, he served on the Virginia Bankers Association’s CFO Committee and was named Virginia Business Magazine’s Small Nonprofit CFO of the year in 2014.
Mr. Cornett received his B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and is licensed as a CPA in Virginia.