Debra Callison

Business Banker, Senior VP
(984) 867-3355

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Areas Served

Central and Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and into WV

Get to know me

As a First Citizens business banker, it’s important to invest in understanding your business, strategies and key objectives. An established process and skilled team of specialists help me tailor solutions to fit you and your organization. Clients appreciate our trusted partnership in planning for long-term success.

I earned my BS in Dairy Science from Virginia Tech, graduating summa cum laude. I also graduated from the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management. My career includes over 35 years in banking, nearly all in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with the majority of that time spent working with commercial, business and agribusiness clients. I enjoy working with business owners in the various phases of their business life cycles and helping folks reach life goals.

My husband, Jimmy, and I met at VA Tech and married in 1984, and we have a grown daughter, Jennifer, who is also a proud graduate of VA Tech! She works in the economic development and tourism-marketing industry in the Shenandoah Valley.

I am passionate about supporting our community in my spare time, serving on the local Hospital Board, as well as the Blue Ridge Community College Board. I am also active in Rotary and other civic activities. We are avid fans of our local high school, Riverheads, and enthusiastically support them in many endeavors, especially football! We also love VT sports. My husband is a lifelong beef cattle farmer and my family continues in the dairy business. I enjoy walking (nearly every morning) and reading in my spare time.

Our approach

At First Citizens, our Bankers view business relationships with you through a long-term lens. This aligns with our brand ethics, business philosophies and statement of purpose for building a long, lasting alliance. We make recommendations and decisions based on what’s best for your business and focus on your growth, expansion and success.

Management at First Citizens is regional, and we guide your accounts in the same manner—with regional support and authority. Our relationship management teams include inside and outside relationship managers, credit professionals and product specialists. Our consulting and business strategy services include industry change optimization, business process management and financial management processes.

We pride ourselves on working together to bring positive results to your business, as we see your vision come to fruition.

Industry Expertise

Healthcare and Medical


BS Dairy Science - Virginia Tech

Community Involvement

Board Member of Augusta Health Care; Board Member of Blue Ridge Community College. Long-time active member of the Rotary Club of Staunton-Augusta, and involved in various Chambers of Commerce and the Shenandoah Valley Partnership.


Sports, family time visiting wineries, reading and walking


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