StellarOne Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Vareni Lewis Shears to Financial Center Manager of the Franklin Plaza office located at 111 Franklin Plaza in Downtown Roanoke. In her role, Ms. Shears is responsible for generating, maintaining, servicing, and managing the business and retail relationships within the Franklin Plaza Financial Center.
Most recently, Ms. Shears was the Store Manager at Wachovia, now Wells Fargo, however, her prior eighteen years was spent in the Roanoke Valley serving as the owner and operator of two local Allstate Insurance Agencies.
Ms. Shears is a graduate of Northside High School in Roanoke and attended Virginia Western Community College with an emphasis in foreign language. She resides in Roanoke with her husband, Dexter and two children Sian, 16 and Malachi, 10. She serves as a board member of Youth Sports Inc. and The Harrison Museum of African American Culture. Ms. Shears and her family are also proud members of First Baptist Church Cloverdale.
StellarOne Bank is a traditional community bank, offering a full range of business and consumer banking services.