Primis Financial Corp. Announces Promotion of Rick A. Fulk to President of Primis Bank

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 4, 2023 — Primis Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FRST) (“Primis” or the “Company”), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Primis Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that Rick A. Fulk has been promoted to President of Primis Bank effective October 2, 2023.

Dennis J. Zember, Jr., President and CEO of Primis Financial Corp., stated “Rick’s promotion to President of our most important division is an exciting moment for our Company and demonstrates our commitment to have the Bank be the primary driver of our market value.  Rick’s influence and leadership in our organization is rooted in his desire to see those around him succeed and his ability to drive the financial results that our board and investors demand.  His leadership skills, commercial success and ambition will produce results.”

Mr. Fulk commented as well, saying “I’m very excited for the opportunity to help our Company build our Bank into the high-performance financial institution that our staff and our board envision.  We have better tools and technology thanks to the tireless work of the past few years.  We have loyal customers in some of the nation’s best markets thanks to decades of serving.  Most importantly, we have staff that are so inspired to get results for our customers and our shareholders and I count it a privilege to lead them.”

Mr. Fulk has worked for Primis Bank (or its predecessors) since 1998 in various commercial capacities, most recently as the regional executive for the Richmond and Hampton Roads areas.  Mr. Fulk and his wife are active leaders in the community with a passion for supporting animal rescue and the local humane society. 

About Primis

Managing more than $3.85 billion in assets, Primis is the first bank to get it right. Primis brings the backing of an FDIC institution with the brains of a tech company — offering both security and ease; a solid foundation that’s future proof; and sophisticated offerings that are super simple to navigate. Primis breaks through all the fine print, wait times, and red tape — bringing to market services that actually serve and solutions that solve real life problems. Some say Primis is doing things different, we say we’re doing things right.

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