Patricia R. (Pat) Lewis is Executive Vice President and Director of HR. Pat’s entire career has been with Chesapeake Bank, with time worked in nearly all departments and positions, but she has found her home in Human Resources. She is a graduate of the Human Resource Management School, Graduate School of Banking program through the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Pat holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification through the Human Resources Certification Institute as well as the Society for Human Resources certification of SHRM-SCP.
She is active in a number of HR networking groups. She served as a member and past chair of the Virginia Bankers Association Human Resources Committee and is also involved with several local groups organized through Rappahannock Community College. Pat currently serves as Board member of the VBA Benefits Corporation Board and as Clerk of her church, Lebanon Baptist.
Quote: “I love Chesapeake Bank and thoroughly enjoy my role of helping employees develop, grow and become successful. We are very protective of our great culture, and it is so very gratifying to recruit employees that share our commitment of wanting to work in and make our communities stronger. As HR Director, I get to see that happen daily, and it is so gratifying. We truly are a Great Place To Work (GPTW)!