MORGANTOWN — Fairmont-based MVB Financial Corp. began trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market on Dec. 7.

MVB Financial is the parent company of MVB Bank and MVB Mortgage, among other subsidiaries. Nasdaq Capital Market is one of the trading tiers of the Nasdaq Stock Market.

“It’s a big day for MVB and West Virginia companies,” said President and CEO Larry Mazza in a phone interview while he was traveling on business. “It’s very encouraging for our economy and what’s going on. It’s a great step up.”