Sam Poole

Sam Poole

Chief Retail Officer, VP

5501 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23226
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About Sam

Sam is the Retail Regional Manager for our Richmond market and is based in our Patterson Office. Sam shares over 20 years of banking experience with his team and our customers.

He earned his A.S. in Education from Becker College in Worcester, Ma. Sam is a 2004 graduate of the VBA Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management where he served as Class Vice President. He graduated in 2013 from LEAD Historic Triangle, a Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance sponsored program. He also earned his Gallagher Center for Leadership Certification in 2016.

In 2019 he completed The Center for Creative Leadership’s Leadership Development Program and graduated from The Virginia Banker’s Association Executive Leadership Institute. Sam currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Relationship Foundation of Virginia. He is a past Board Chair of The Greater Williamsburg United Way and former Treasurer and Executive Committee member of the R. F. Wilkinson YMCA Board of Directors. Active in community life, Sam is the Offensive Coordinator for Oak Knoll Middle School’s football team in Mechanicsville, Va.

"It’s been said that your corporate culture is your brand. If that’s true, then our brand here at Chesapeake Bank is one of community support, volunteerism, and compassion for our customers, employees and their families. I’m so very proud to be a part of something so wonderful.”