Darren K. Williams

Darren K. Williams, Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Risk Officer

Darren K. Williams serves as Chief Risk Officer at United Bankshares, Inc. He is responsible for overseeing the Company’s strategy for enterprise risk management, including relationships with regulators and supervisory institutions. Williams’ team provides oversight and guidance on key areas of risk management including loan review, compliance matters, the Bank Secrecy Act, fraud and security, the Community Reinvestment Act and Fair Lending.

Mr. Williams joined United through its acquisition of Centra Financial Holdings where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer. Prior to this, he was a senior manager at Ernst & Young LLP, specializing in financial institutions.

Mr. Williams previously served as the Chief Information Officer for the West Virginia University Foundation. He is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated with a bachelor’s and master’s in Professional Accountancy from West Virginia University.