Jill M. Chappell has been appointed branch manager of the Ararat, Virginia and Woolwine, Virginia, offices of Carter Bank & Trust.
Chappell is a native of Pilot Mountain and a graduate of East Surry High School. She earned an associate degree in general education from Surry Community College in Dobson and a Bachelor of Science Degree in business administration from Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs. She is planning to begin work on a masters degree from West Virginia University this fall.
The veteran of more than 10 years in banking resides in Mount Airy. Chappell is an EMT-Advanced with the Cana, Virginia, Volunteer Rescue Squad, and attends Whitaker Chapel United Methodist Church in Pilot Mountain.