After five years of service to Independence Bancshares, Inc. as one of its original directors, Dr. Ray Samuels announced his retirement from the Board of Directors effective October 28, 2009. While on the Board, Dr. Samuels chaired the compensation and nominating committee.
Dr. Samuels retired in 1998 as a partner of the Bradford Clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina where he practiced obstetrics and gynecology for over 30 years. Dr. Samuels also served as the managing partner of the Clinic for over 15 years. He attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and obtained his M.D. in 1961 from the University of North Carolina Medical School. Dr. Samuels is a native of Hamlet, North Carolina and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Dr. Samuels was recognized at the October 28, 2009 Board meeting for his dedication and service to Independence National Bank. Chairman Charlie Walters presented Dr. Samuels with a Certificate of Appreciation and Acclamation. Independence National Bank is grateful for Dr. Samuels' years of dedicated service. We wish him and his wife the best in future years.