Name of person featured: Stacy Barnes

Name of business: EVB

Street address: 22241 Main St., Courtland. Our drive-through is located just down the street at 22510 Linden St., Courtland.

Phone number: (757) 653-2299

Operating Hours: Main Branch: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday. Drive-through: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday

E-mail address: stacy.barnes@bankevb.com

Nature of Business: Independent full-service community bank

Principle manager and title: Kim Williams, assistant vice president/branch manager

Year Founded: 1910

Number of employees: 6

How’s business going? We continue to enjoy more than 100 years of providing community banking to our customers. We are always happy to see new faces!

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We provide “wow” service to our customers…if you can’t come to us, we will come to you!

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: EVB offers a great account called Reward Checking. It is a free checking account that pays an excellent interest rate on account balances and free ATM fees and free Notary services.

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Learn from your mistakes and never give up.

Your first job: Kennel manager at Southampton Veterinary Clinic’s Boarding & Grooming Building

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My dad – He pours his all into everything he does.

The key to a successful business is: Teamwork and providing the customer with products they will truly benefit from instead of just trying to push a sale.