Virginia Bankers Association

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Virginia Bankers Association
Website:Official Website
The Virginia Bankers Association was founded in 1893. It represents both state and commercial banks in its lobbying and advocacy efforts. Additionally, it engages in policy research and provides members with information and other services.[1]

Mission Statement:

"The mission of the Virginia Bankers Association is to enhance banking’s ability to compete effectively and profitably in the marketplace by delivering high quality, cost effective, comprehensive and timely services to member banks to enable those banks to better serve their customers and the needs of their market area."[1]

Vision Statement:

"The Virginia Banker’s Association will be recognized by both its members and its peers as the premier state banker association in the country, a dominant trade association in Virginia, and as such, the voice of unity for Virginia’s banking industry, delivering definable results for its members."[1]

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


In 2007, the VBA donated a total of $170,009 to state senate candidates and $283,172 to state house candidates. It was the 19th and 9th largest donor to state senator and state delegate campaigns, respectively.

The top five recipients of campaign contributions from the VBA in 2007 were:[2]

Candidate Amount Result
Republican Party Bill Howell, State Delegate $17,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Richard Saslaw, State Senator $17,000 Approveda
Republican Party Walter Stosch, State Senator $15,034 Approveda
Republican Party Morgan Griffith, State Delegate $13,000 Approveda
Republican Party Ken Stolle, State Senator $11,982 Approveda

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