Our Board of Directors
Recognized and highly dedicated community and business leaders make up VistaBank's Board of Directors. This home-grown board deepens our connections to our customers and communities and steers VistaBank efforts in the areas we serve. Because of our board, we know what our communities need most and how we can invest resources, money and our considerable human talent to help.
Clark D. Moore, MD,
VistaBank's Board Chairman
Senior and Founding Partner
Carolina Musculoskeletal Institute, PA
Clark D. Moore, MD, has served as the senior and founding partner of Carolina Musculoskeletal Associates PA, a multi-specialty medical/surgical/radiological group located in Aiken, South Carolina since 1980. In 1997, Dr. Moore was a founding director of People's Community Bank, and served on its board until its 2005 merger and consolidation into First Citizens Bank and Trust Co. of South Carolina. He also has served as a director of Aiken Regional Medical Centers and Hitchcock Healthcare. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and trained in orthopedics at the Medical College of Virginia. He received his medical doctorate from St. Louis University, a masters degree from Loyola University, and a bachelor of the arts degree from the University of Illinois where he was an Evans Scholar. He is a recipient of the Palmetto Award from the former Governor of South Carolina, The Honorable James Hodges.
Deborah L. Brooks
Owner, Fun-In-The-Sun Properties
Partner, Cedar Creek Development Corporation
Deborah L. Brooks is a successful entrepreneur and business woman with extensive experience in many different types of business endeavors. After graduating from InterAmerican University in Puerto Rico in 1970 and until 1981, she was a partner with Staff Builders of Washington, DC, a leading temporary help service with five offices. From 1981 to 1985, Ms. Brooks owned Affordables, a jewelry importing company, which presented jewelry shows throughout government offices. She then became a real estate agent and serviced the McLean, Virginia market until 1989. From 1993 until its sale during 2007, Ms. Brooks owned Eulalie Salley & Co., a prominent real estate firm with offices in Aiken, Lexington, and Hilton Head, South Carolina. She also served as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch from 2007 to 2009. Ms. Brooks is currently employed as an associate broker for Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in Aiken, SC.
Paul R. Dusenbury
President and CEO
Paul Dusenbury is President/CEO of VistaBank, a de novo community bank headquartered in Aiken with additional offices in Columbia and Conway, South Carolina. After graduating from Clemson University with a B.S. in Financial Management, he has worked as both a bank regulator and a community banker over the previous 33 years.
Dusenbury is active in the community and within his profession. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors and Quality Improvement Committee at Aiken Medical Center, Executive Board member and Secretary-Treasurer of the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, member of the Public Education Partners (PEP) Endowment Investment Committee, member of the Aiken Rotary Club, life-long member of the United Methodist Church, and a Board member of the United Way of Aiken County. Dusenbury is a member of the South Carolina Bankers Association (SCBA) and currently serves as the immediate past-chair of the SCBA Asset Liability Management Committee and as a Group III Director of the Community Bankers Council.
Charles R. Fliflet
Charles R. Fliflet, CPA, PA
Charles R. Fliflet, CPA has operated Charles R. Fliflet, CPA, PA, a five person CPA firm in Aiken, South Carolina, since 1985. His firm focuses on tax and accounting solutions for individuals, small businesses and professionals and the local equine industry. Mr. Fliflet received his MBA from Harvard University in 1978 and BA from Duke University in 1974. He served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Aiken Preparatory School from 1992-1998. He currently serves as Treasurer of the Aiken Land Conservancy and lives on a farm in Aiken which his family has operated continuously since 1871.
Nini S. Patheja, MD
Nini S. Patheja, M.D., has been the co owner of Aiken Ophthalmology since 2000. Dr. Patheja received his medical doctorate from Indiana University School of Medicine, and a bachelor of the arts degree from Duke University. Dr. Patheja is a member of the Aiken Partnership Board of the University of South Carolina at Aiken. He is also a speaker on ophthalmological issues.
Timothy A. Pletcher
Pletcher Group Appraisal and Property, LLC
Timothy A. Pletcher, is the owner of Pletcher Group Appraisal and Property, LLC. Mr. Pletcher is also the consulting CEO of Carolina Musculoskeletal Institute, PA. Mr. Pletcher was Vice President of Operations for EZ-Go Textron from 1994 to 2004 when he retired. He spent much of his career in engineering and operations management, with assignments throughout the United States. Mr. Pletcher graduated from Michigan State university’s College of Engineering. He has studied advanced analysis techniques with General Electric Company and at Mankato State University. Mr. Pletcher holds a commercial pilots license and is a certified flight instructor.
Richard M. Unger
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP
Richard M. Unger, has more than 35 years of experience representing private, public and institutional developers, purchasers, equity investors and lenders. He is currently a partner with Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein, LLP’s Real Estate & Commercial Development Department Practice Group. Mr. Unger counsels clients in the development, acquisition, financing, operation, sale and leasing of all forms of commercial, industrial and residential real estate, with a particular emphasis on the resort development industry. Mr. Unger graduated from Wofford College in 1967 and received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of South Carolina in 1970. Mr. Unger is a frequent speaker and author on real estate development issues.
Edward K. Woltz,
VistaBank's Board Vice Chairman
Sutton Marine, LLC, and the Precision Group, Inc.
Edward K. Woltz, Vice Chairman of the Board, has served as president of Sutton Marine, LLC, a boat dealership located in Aiken, South Carolina since 2004. He is also currently president of the Precision Group Inc., a group of auto care facilities operated under the name of Precision Tune Auto Care in the Aiken, South Carolina and Augusta, Georgia markets since 1989. Mr. Woltz holds a BBA degree from the University of Georgia and has lived in Aiken since 1987. He served as past chairman of the City of Aiken Planning Commission and is currently on the board of directors of Hitchcock Health Care.