Laurel Anne ‘LA’ Darden promoted to assistant vice president at First Bank

Published 7:54 am Sunday, July 5, 2020

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First Bank has announced that Laurel Anne “LA” Darden, branch manager, has been promoted to assistant vice president.

“This title promotion compliments her current role with First Bank,” said Kenny Marshall, senior vice president. “Since joining the team two years ago, LA has climbed the ladder quickly, moving up from a personal banker to the branch manager role in just one year. She is an outstanding leader and an asset to the organization.”

Originally from Chesapeake, Va., Darden is a 2013 graduate of Hickory High School in Chesapeake. She now resides in Nags Head with fiancé Matt Hart. She is also a 2017 graduate of Virginia Tech, earning a bachelor’s degree in business management.

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The Kill Devil Hills branch of First Bank is located at 2007 S. Croatan Hwy. in Kill Devil Hills. For more information about the bank, visit



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