Jim Lull of Sonabank (formerly EVB) has been promoted to Hampton Roads Regional President and the head of Sonabank’s Wealth Management Division, the Private Client Group. This promotion adds to Jim’s previous role as Sonabank’s Tidewater Commercial Banking Team Lead.

Joe Shearin, President and CEO of Sonabank, says, “Jim is an invaluable resource to our company. He has over 30 years of banking experience, which makes him an excellent choice to lead our divisions in the Hampton Roads and Tidewater regions.”

Jim has been with Sonabank since 2016 and has spent the majority of his banking career in community banking.He began at a community bank in Northern Virginia and went on to help found Mainstreet Bank in Herndon, VA as their SVP. After relocating with his family to New Kent, VA in 2007, Jim was the VP of Commercial Lending for C&F and the Business Banking Virginia Market Executive for Bank of America before joining Sonabank.

Jim graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Finance and still lives in New Kent with his wife, Jan, of 31 years. Outside of Sonabank, Jim continues to give back to his community as Past President of the New Kent Chamber of Commerce, and a graduate of LEAD Virginia, a nonprofit that educates proven leaders about regional differences, opportunities, and challenges across the Commonwealth.