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Leadership Team

Aubrey H. Hall, III - President, Chief Executive Officer & Trust Officer

Mr. Hall joined the Bank in 2003 after nearly 11 years with Central Fidelity Bank and its successor, Wachovia Bank. He serves on the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Altavista Economic Development Authority, Virginia Bankers Association's Management Services, Inc. and Bankers Insurance, Inc. Mr. Hall earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Lynchburg College. He is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, where he currently serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees. 



Bryan M. Lemley - Executive Vice President, Cashier & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Lemley is Vice President, Cashier and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank. Mr. Lemley joined the Bank in 2000 after nearly 8 years with One Valley Bank, now BB&T. He currently serves as Treasurer for the Holy Cross Chapter of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Lemley earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) from West Virginia University and a Master of Business Administration from Lynchburg College. He is also a graduate of the West Virginia Bankers Association School of Banking.



Vivian S. Brown - Executive Vice President & Chief Retail Officer

Ms. Brown has served as Chief Retail Officer since 2013.  She joined the Bank in 2012 after 17 years with Central Fidelity Bank and its successor Wachovia Bank.  She serves as a member of the Central Virginia Community College Foundation Board and is a member of the Virginia Bankers Association Retail Executives Committee. Ms. Brown earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Averett University. She is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia.





Allison Daniels - Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Daniels joined the Bank in 2012 as the Loan Quality Control Officer following sixteen years at The Farmers Bank of Appomattox. Since coming to First National, Ms. Daniels was promoted to Sr. Vice President, Chief Operations Officer in 2020. In February 2022, Ms. Daniels’ title changed to Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Daniels serves as a member of the Board of Directors and volunteer of Park View Community Mission. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University in Interdisciplinary Studies/Business and is a graduate of the Virginia Bank School of Bank Management and the Graduate School of Banking program at Louisiana State University.




Krystal harris - Senior Vice President & chief human resources officer

Ms. Harris joined the Bank as Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources and became a member of the Bank’s Senior Management team in 2021.  She previously served as a Human Resources professional in the healthcare industry for 12 years.  She was promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer in July 2022.  Ms. Harris is a member of the local and national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapters, serves on the Virginia Bankers Association's Human Resources and DEI Committees and volunteers with the Jefferson Forest High School softball program.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports Management from Sweet Briar College. 



Michael D. Lyster - Senior Vice President & Chief Credit Officer

Mr. Lyster joined the Bank in 2019 and is a native of Charlottesville with over 25 years of experience in the financial industry, specializing in commercial lending. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampden-Sydney College, his Masters of Business Administration from William & Mary and is an Honors graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management.



Tracie Gallahan- Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer

Ms. Gallahan joined the bank in 2001 with 11 years banking experience with two financial institutions in Maine. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Virginia Title Center, Virginia Housing Homeownership Advisory Board, committee member of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance’s Government Relations Committee and member of the Lynchburg Housing Collaborative.  She is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.  




Jim Minear-Senior Vice President & Northern Market Chief Lending Officer

Mr. Minear joined the Bank in 2005 after nearly 15 years of commercial lending in the Northern Virginia market. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Central Virginia and the Lynchburg Kiwanis. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Marshall University. Jim is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. 





Shawn Stone- Senior Vice President & Southern Market Chief Lending Officer

Mr. Stone joined First National Bank in 1995. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Altavista Area YMCA, the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation and the Altavista Economic Development Authority. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Radford University in 1991 and a Master of Business Administration from Old Dominion University in 1993. He is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.