Joseph A. De Vito, president and CEO of The Village Bank, announced today that Kelly Johnson of Oxford has joined the Bank as compliance officer and assistant vice president. In her new position, Johnson will be responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance on both federal and state levels. She steps into a role previously held by Elizabeth (Betty) MacLellan, senior vice president, compliance, who is retiring after nearly 30 years of service.
A graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Johnson has over two decades of experience in banking, auditing, and risk assessment, most recently as senior regulatory compliance internal auditor with Citizens Bank in Cranston, RI. She has also held internal auditor, fund accountant, trust relationship manager, and trust compliance officer positions with First Security Group Bank, SunTrust Endowment and Foundation Services, and SunTrust Banks, all in Chattanooga, TN, and with SunTrust Banks in Atlanta, GA. She has earned CPE credits in Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management from Cannon Financial Institute.
“Kelly’s strong skills and solid banking background are a perfect match for meeting the compliance demands of The Village Bank,” said De Vito. “We are extremely pleased to welcome her to our team.”