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MentorWorks Partners with Blue Ridge Bank to Launch a Community Apprenticeship Program Designed to Build Workforce Development for Underserved and Low-Income Communities

MentorWorks Partners with Blue Ridge Bank to Launch a Community Apprenticeship Program Designed to Build Workforce Development for Underserved and Low-Income Communities

MentorWorks Education Capital, Inc. (MentorWorks) announced a novel apprenticeship program in partnership with Blue Ridge Bank, N.A., (the Bank), the national bank subsidiary of Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (NYSE American: BRBS). This program will offer hands-on learning opportunities for individuals from low-income and underserved backgrounds in Virginia. This will be a first of its kind paid apprenticeship opportunity aiming to reduce the wealth gap and create social equity while giving banks the ability to receive Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) benefits.

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Chamber to honor Nost and Smith

Chamber to honor Nost and Smith

The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce recently announced the selection of Margaret Nost as it's Business Person of the Year and William Smith as its Volunteer of the Year.

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Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Enhances Carbon Reduction Efforts

Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Enhances Carbon Reduction Efforts

Charlottesville, Va., December 21, 2021. Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (NYSE American: BRBS) (Blue Ridge), the parent company of Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. (Bank), announces the adoption of its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040. The Bank plans to join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), a United Nations convened and industry-led initiative to lead practices and accountability in carbon reduction plans. The Bank will align its operations and its lending and investment portfolios to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040 while achieving intermediate performance targets by 2030.

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Blue Ridge Bank Named Top 10 USDA B&I Lender

Blue Ridge Bank Named Top 10 USDA B&I Lender

Blue Ridge Bank, N.A., is pleased to announce its inclusion to the top 10 commercial lender list by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. This accomplishment designates Blue Ridge Bank as one of the leading 2021 U.S. Department of Agriculture lenders by volume for its Business & Industry (B&I) guaranteed loan program.

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Blue Ridge Bank Partners with UVA Basketball Athletes Beekman and Shedrick for Endorsement Deal

Blue Ridge Bank Partners with UVA Basketball Athletes Beekman and Shedrick for Endorsement Deal

Blue Ridge Bank has signed a college athlete endorsement deal with Virginia men's basketball student-athletes Reece Beekman and Kadin Shedrick. Beekman and Shedrick will make appearances, voiceover radio spots, appear in print and digital advertising and promote Blue Ridge Bank on social media.

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