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Barron Retires after 44 Years with Jefferson Security Bank and Joins the Board of Directors

Published on: December 29, 2017

Contact: Janna Bond
Executive Administrative Assistant
Jefferson Security Bank


Barron retires after 44 years with Jefferson Security Bank and Joins the Board of Directors

Shepherdstown, WV – After 44 years of service with Jefferson Security Bank, Dennis Barron will retire on December 29, 2017. Barron began his career at JSB as a teller/bookkeeper in 1973 and retires as an Executive Vice President & the Chief Operations Officer of JSB.

"You cannot replace someone like Denny Barron." said Jefferson Security Bank CEO, Cindy Kitner. "For so many years, Denny has been the face of JSB and an integral member of our team. His leadership at the bank and throughout the community has influenced so many lives for the better."

Barron will join the Board of Directors of Jefferson Security Bank beginning in 2018. This appointment marks the first time a former employee has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

"Denny will be a great asset to the board," said Board Chair, Frederick Parsons. "His years of experience with the bank and time spent with our customers will bring an incredible amount of knowledge."

Barron has received countless awards and recognition for his volunteer work and community leadership. Some of these awards include the 1989 Jefferson County Citizen of the Year, the 1991 Shepherdstown High School Outstanding Alumni, the West Virginia 4-H Hall of Fame, the Shepherd College Outstanding Alumnus Professional Award, the Shepherdstown Rotary Paul Harris Award, the Excellence in Community Service Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Jefferson County Distinguished Citizen Award from the Shenandoah Area Council Boy Scouts of America.

Barron has been a member of the Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department and has served as the Treasurer for 28 years, and has been the Entertainment Chair for the Jefferson County Fair since 1975. Barron continues to be actively involved in the local 4-H and Camping Programs. He has served on numerous boards and committees for the betterment of local causes and organizations.

Denny lives in Shepherdstown, WV. He is a 1973 graduate of Shepherd College (cum laude) with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics.

For almost 150 years, Jefferson Security Bank (JSB) has been an independent community bank partnering with its customers and communities and supporting the entrepreneurial efforts of individuals, businesses and community organizations within the markets it serves. JSB is a West Virginia state-chartered bank that was formed and opened for business on May 19, 1869, making it the oldest bank in Jefferson County, West Virginia. The bank provides general banking services within Jefferson and Berkeley counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Maryland, and Frederick County, Virginia. Visit for more information.

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