Grant County Bank has announced that Dr. Cheryl Bennett has been appointed to the Grant County Bank Board of Directors, effective April 14, 2022.
Dr. Bennett is the owner of The Spectacle Family Eye Care in Petersburg, which opened in 2017. She also serves patients through offices in Walmart locations in Buckhannon and Flatwoods. In October of 2021, she opened The Grove Café & Bakery in Petersburg. Dr. Bennett is a native of Tucker County, where she grew up on a dairy farm. She currently still resides in Tucker County.
She did her undergraduate studies at West Virginia Tech and graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2000. Dr. Bennett has been a board-certified optometrist since 2000. In 2021, she won the Walmart Optometrist Excellence in Patient Care Award for the four-state area of West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
In a press release, George Ford, Grant County Bank president and CEO, said, “We are extremely pleased Dr. Bennett has agreed to join our board. We believe her knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit will be invaluable in assisting us with our efforts to better serve both consumers and small business clients.”