Virginia banker elected chairman of American Bankers Association
A Virginia banker has been named chairman of the American Bankers Association.
Jeffrey M. Szyperski is chairman, president and CEO of Kilmarnock-based Chesapeake Financial Shares Inc. and Chesapeake Bank, an $820 million institution. He also is chairman of Chesapeake Wealth Management.
Szyperski succeeds outgoing ABA chairman and president, Kenneth L. Burgess Jr., who is chairman of FirstCapital Bank of Texas.
Szyperski is a past chairman of the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) and currently serves on VBA’s board and chairs the VBA Education Foundation. Locally, he has served on the Saint Mary’s School board of trustees, is a past chairman and member of the Chesapeake Academy board of trustees, and is a past chairman and member of the Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Inc. board of trustees.
Prior to his time at Chesapeake Bank, Szyperski was a CPA in Raleigh, N.C., where he was a senior manager for a major accounting firm. He also is a Certified Financial Planner.
He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
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