Board of Directors
Eric is both President & CEO of West Town Bank & Trust and its parent company, Integrated Financial Holdings, Inc. ("IFH" formerly known as West Town Bancorp, Inc). In his roles, Eric establishes the overall vision and strategic direction of IFH and all of its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Eric is a Member of the North Carolina State Banking Commission that supervises, directs and reviews the activities of the Office of the Commissioner of Banks and serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Dogwood State Bank. Eric’s prior experiences include Advisory Board Member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, CEO of Morehead City-based Sound Bank, President & CEO of New Vision Mortgage, President of Anova Financial Corporation and Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of OBA Bank. Throughout his 30-year career in the banking industry, Eric has been active in establishing, acquiring, selling and recapitalizing banks and other financial services companies, as well as being the lead organizer of a de novo bank. Eric earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s in business from The University of Alabama.
James J. Kemp Jr.
Founder and Partner in the law firm of Kemp & Grzelakowski, Ltd. Mr. Kemp's prior experience includes General Counsel to the Illinois Commission of Savings and Loan Associations. Mr. Kemp joined the Board of Directors in 1995 and has served as general counsel since 1990.
Dr. Moore is the owner of Moore Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. He is also a Founding Board Member of Sound Bank (now Dogwood State Bank).
Mr. Wicklund is the Director of Advisory Services at Plansmith Corporation. He provides asset/liability management consulting and training services to banks, regulators, and trade groups. Formerly, he was a Senior Bank Examiner with the FDIC where he led exams, developed training materials, and authored articles on liquidity and interest rate risk management. Mr. Wicklund joined the Board of Directors in 2013.
Mr. Ramsey is Founder & President of Jarrett Bay Boat Works, Inc. since 1987. He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina School System and also Chairman of the North Carolina Manufacturer's Association, as well as a Founding Board Member of Sound Bank (now Dogwood State Bank).
Joseph T. Snyder
Founder and President of Snyder Insurance and Financial Services. Mr. Snyder joined the Board of Directors in 2009.
Jimmy E. Stallings
Founder of the Chowan Agency, a Farm Bureau Insurance company which grew to a multi-million dollar agency. Mr. Stallings (now retired) has served on the Edenton Town Council for many years, having first been elected in 1999. He currently serves as Mayor of Edenton. Mr. Stallings also serves on the Edenton Chowan Partnership. Mr. Stallings joined the Board of Directors in 2014.
Sandra Warren is the Founder and Owner of Executive Personnel Group. A regional staffing and employment service, Executive Personnel Group has 8 offices in North Carolina as well as placement contracts nationwide. Ms. Warren manages operations and employs over 5,000 employees annually. The Company has operated in North Carolina since 1999. Ms. Warren joined the Board of Directors in 2016.