Olin Campbell and Craig Miller are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month for October.
Campbell is the owner of the Office Store, while Miller is the vice president of information security at BC Bank.
Campbell is a graduate of Philippi High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at West Virginia University. He worked from 1956 to 1995 in research, and as a section head for Sperry Gyroscope/Unisys Corporation in Long Island, N.Y., He returned to Barbour County to establish the Office Store at 7 North Main Street in Philippi.
Campbell is a member of the Philippi Kiwanis Club, Philippi Baptist Church and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He and his wife, Marge, were the Chamber's Corporate Citizens of the Year in 2002. The Office Store carries a full supply of office products and office furniture. Other services include faxing, laminating, black and white and color copying, assembling, binding and delivery. A catalog center features over 26,000 products. Their telephone number is 457-3800.
Campbell's sole purpose, he says, is to "serve the people, businesses, government offices, and schools in our area, and to be a benefit to the community. We have everything from writing implements and paper to specialized items which can be ordered, including stamps, customized forms, banners and business cards," he said. "The store is conveniently nearby, saving customers time and the cost of gasoline. It adds to the business community while enhancing Philippi's Main Street."
Miller is a native of Moatsville, and has been employed by BC Bank since 2004, where he is currently responsible for physical and network security. His primary role is to insure that sensitive customer data is kept confidential through employee and customer education.
He is a graduate of Philip Barbour High School with accreditations in business accounting, vocational agriculture and agricultural mechanics. He holds a degree from the University of Northwestern Ohio, where he majored in agrucultural and heavy equipment technology. He is a graduate of West Virginia Graduate School of Banking.
Miller is currently enrolled in the Graduate School of Banking at Lousiana State University and lives on the family farm, where he raises beef cattle and forage crops. He is an alumnus of the Future Farmers of America, where he competed at the local, state and national levels. He is a member of the Barbour County Farm Bureau and spends much of his time outdoors hunting, camping and playing golf.
Photography is one of his favorite hobbies.
BC Bank, Inc. is a locally owned and operated community bank located in Philippi, serving Barbour County residents and businesses since 1970. There currently are two full-service branches in Nutter Fort and Fairmont. The bank has several new products, including online banking, commercial cash management and mobile banking.
The newest offering will be eStatements and rewards checking accounts, which will be available by the end of 2012, Miller said.
BC Bank has worked with Alderson-Broaddus College to build a community partnership, he said, aimed at helping students and faculty during this time of growth, including the installation of an on-campus ATM in the Hamer Student Center.
"BC Bank takes pride in placing its customers first. All decisions are made by a local management team and a local board of directors. Stop by and see for yourself what BC Bank can do for you," Miller said.