May 04, 2009 Michael Sykes has joined Hampton Roads Bankshares, the Norfolk, Va.-based holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads, Shore Bank and Gateway Bank & Trust, as SVP and special assets project manager.

Prior to this, Sykes was a senior client manager and team leader for Bank of America (Charlotte) where he led a sales team in identifying and meeting client needs for treasury management, derivatives, syndicated finance, investment banking, permanent debt, and personal banking. He also led underwriting, negotiation, and delivery of debt products for acquisition, development and construction of income properties.