Friday, June 16, 2017

Coastal Banking Announces John Q. Adams to Succeed James "Jim" C. Key

John Q. Adams appointed to Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Adams succeeds James C. Key, an 18-year veteran of the board and former chairman of the audit committee. Jim passed away on June 2nd, 2017.

"John's financial and industry expertise combined with his past audit experience make him an excellent choice to chair the audit committee," said Michael Sanchez, Chairman & CEO of Coastal Banking Company, Inc. "We look forward to his contributions in this important role."

John Q. Adams II, 53, Class III Director, is one of two directors appointed to the Board of Directors in 2016, upon consummation of the merger of April 2016 merger of First Avenue National Bank ("First Avenue") with and into CBC National Bank. Mr. Adams was a founding director of First Avenue and served as its chairman for four years. He also chaired the First Avenue Audit, Loan and Executive Committees and served on the Asset-Liability Committee (ALCO) from First Avenue's inception through the merger. Mr. Adams is a licensed certified public accountant practicing in Florida and is the owner/principal of the public accounting firm of Adams & Company, P.A. In 1994, he graduated with a master's degree in accountancy from the University of Central Florida and completed the CPA exam. He is a longtime member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Adams has a long history of community leadership, serving on several boards, including The Arnette House and the Marion County Family YMCA.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Coastal Banking Remembers Board Member James "Jim" C. Key

Coastal Banking Announces Death of Board Member James "Jim" C. Key 

BEAUFORT, SC / ACCESSWIRE / June 13, 2017 / Coastal Banking Company Inc. (OTCQX: CBCO) Board of Directors announces the passing of Jim Key, a valued member of the company's board of directors. Jim passed away on June 2nd, 2017.

"Jim was an inspiring leader and friend," said Michael Sanchez, Chairman & CEO of Coastal Banking Company, Inc.. He brought great value and a wealth of knowledge to our company and he will be greatly missed."

James C. Key, Class I Director, had served as a director of Coastal since 1999. Jim was Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee. He was the managing partner of Shenandoah Group, LLP, a firm providing governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions for a wide variety of clients in business, government, education, and multilaterals since 1997. Mr. Key served as director-internal audit for North America and Asia Pacific at IBM Corporation in Armonk, New York, until he retired in 1997. He was a certified internal auditor and held a certification in risk management assurance. Additionally, Mr. Key was active in The Institute of Internal Auditors since 1991. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in liberal studies and completed graduate work at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Mr. Key was immediate past president of the Southeast District of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) of Congregations in Charlotte, North Carolina and chaired the audit committee of the board of trustees of the National UUA organization. He was elected to a single six-year term as moderator and chief governance officer of the National UUA in 2013. In that role, he chaired the board of trustees, presided over annual meetings, and met with congregations across the country