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Union Bankshares names F. Blair Wimbush to board of directors

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Union Bankshares Corp. has named F. Blair Wimbush to its board of directors.

Wimbush served as Norfolk Southern Corp.’s chief real estate and corporate sustainability officer from 2007 until 2015. He created, developed and led the railroad industry’s first sustainability program while simultaneously managing a business unit responsible for real estate holdings.

Wimbush received a B.A. in political science from the University of Rochester and a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. In addition, Wimbush attended the Norfolk Southern Management Development program, Duke University Fuqua School of Business and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. 

Currently, Wimbush is the chairman of the board at the University of Virginia Law School Foundation, commissioner of the Virginia Port Authority and secretary at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.

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