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Officers & Directors

Executive Officers

Eric J. Bergevin
Eric J. Bergevin
President & CEO
Eric J. Bergevin 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.
Melissa D. Marsal
Melissa D. Marsal
EVP/Chief Operating Officer
Melissa D. Marsal Melissa is the Chief Operating Officer of West Town Bank & Trust and has been with the Bank for over a decade. In addition to overseeing all aspects of Operations, she's responsible for helping the Bank build a program uniquely tailored to the challenges of hemp-related businesses. Melissa and her team of Commercial Account Service specialists are dedicated to designing cash management solutions for the Bank's business customers. Through the Bank's partnership with VeriLeaf, Melissa and her team help to provide a first-class onboarding and client experience that reduces the time to open an account from weeks to a matter of hours.
Steven E. Crouse
Steven E. Crouse
EVP/Chief Finance Officer.
Steven E. Crouse Steve has nearly 30 years of banking experience and recently joined the IFH family of companies in 2019. In addition to overseeing the audit function and IT for West Town Bank & Trust, he is responsible for the financial management of the Holding Company and the Bank and also spearheads efforts related to the Patriarch Initiatives. Prior to his tenure, Steve was the Chief Financial Officer at Paragon Bank (now Towne Bank) and Chief Accounting Officer at Capital Bank Financial Corporation, working to help develop strategies to maximize shareholder value. He also spent time as an Audit Manager at McGladrey. He serves as an Executive Board Member and past Director of Finance for the Boy Scouts of America and holds a degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University.

Board of Directors

Marc H. McConnell
Marc H. McConnell
Chairman
Marc H. McConnell Chairman, Mr. McConnell joined the WTBT Board of Directors in 2009. Mr. McConnell serves as Chairman of Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. He is also President of Bauer Corporation of Wooster, OH, and Vice-Chairman of McConnell Holdings, Inc. of Kinston, NC, among other business interests.
Eric J. Bergevin
Eric J. Bergevin
Eric J. Bergevin 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.
James J. Kemp Jr.
James J. Kemp Jr. Attorney; 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 WTBT Board of Directors in 1995 and has served as general counsel since 1990.
Jeffrey K. Moore
Jeffrey K. Moore
Jeffrey K. Moore 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).
Randall C. Ramsey
Randall C. Ramsey
Randall C. Ramsey 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
Joseph T. Snyder
Joseph T. Snyder Founder and President of Snyder Insurance and Financial Services; Mr. Snyder Joined the WTBT Board of Directors in 2009.
David G. Wicklund
David G. Wicklund
David G. Wicklund David 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 and Capital Markets Expert with the FDIC where he led exams, developed training materials, and authored articles on liquidity and interest rate risk management. Mr. Wicklund joined the WTBT Board of Directors in 2013.
Jimmy E. Stallings
Jimmy E. Stallings
Jimmy E. Stallings Retired; Founder of the Chowan Agency, a Farm Bureau Insurance company specializing in health, auto, home and life insurance, which grew to a multi-million dollar agency. Mr. Stallings has been very active in both local and state industry organizations, has received many industry awards and designations including Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow (LUTCF). Mr. Stallings has served on the Edenton Town Council for many years, having first been elected in 1999. He currently serves as Mayor Pro Tem. Mr. Stallings also serves on the Edenton Chowan Partnership, a group of business leaders formed to promote economic development and growth for the county and the town. Mr. Stallings joined the WTBT Board of Directors in 2014.
Sandra Warren
Sandra Warren
Sandra Warren Sandra Warren is a native of Pitt County 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 the day to day operations and employs over 5000 employees annually. Executive Personnel Group has operated in North Carolina since 1999. Ms. Warren jointed the West Town Bank Board of Directors in 2016.