Burlington Commercial Team

Meet your local relationship managers.

Burlington Commercial Team

American National has served the Burlington market since 2011. From local businesses to non-profit organizations, relationship banking is the hallmark of our company and the connection to our community. We’ve been actively helping our Burlington community by supporting our local business customers, reading to area students, sponsoring community events, providing financial education and more.

We are proud to be your hometown bank and we invite you to get to know your local commercial bankers. 

Charles Canaday

SVP | Market President

Charles Canaday joined American National Bank & Trust Company through the acquisition of Mid-Carolina Bank in July 2011. Canaday earned a BS in Business Administration and Finance from Coastal Carolina University and graduated from the NC School of Banking. Canaday is Regional Executive for our East Region, which includes several key areas for the Company to include Alamance County (NC), Danville and Pittsylvania County, and South Boston. He has held several leadership positions in his banking career including Chief Executive Officer of Mid-Carolina Bank, Regional Market Manger of Centura Bank and Senior Lending Officer of First South Bank. Currently, Canaday is the Board Chairman of the Salvation Army, Boys and Girls Club, and the Alamance County YMCA. In addition, he is Vice Chair of the Alamance Community College Foundation, serves on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Bankers Association and is an active member of the Cherokee Council Boy Scouts, Alamance County United Way, and Front Street United Methodist Church.

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Mike Gee

SVP | Sr. Commercial Relationship Manager

Mike Gee has been in the banking industry since 1994. He received his BA from North Carolina University while playing football on the varsity team all four years. Mike has given his time to many local organizations, including Ralph School Life Services, Williams High Athletics Booster Club, Hospice of Alamance-Caswell Board of Directors, Young Life of Alamance County, United Way Community Impact Committee, Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club Advisory Council, and volunteering as a youth sports coach.

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Stuart Sioussat

VP | Commercial Relationship Manager

Stuart Sioussat has 33 years of experience in the banking industry. He received his BS and MBA from UNC Wilmington and completed both branch management and commercial lender training programs through Wachovia Bank. Stuart is a Lector at Blessed Sacrament Church and an alumnus advisor for the Kappa Sigma fraternity chapters at Elon and Wake Forest Universities. We thank Stuart for his service as Commander in the US Navy Reserve for 25 years. He is currently Director of Operations for three reserve detachments that support the Fleet Logistics Center in Bahrain.

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David Wyatt

VP | Commercial Relationship Manager

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Zach Young

AVP | Commercial Relationship Manager

Zach Young has seven years of banking experience in the Burlington/Alamance County market. He received his BA from UNC Greensboro in 2011 and completed the three year ECU/RMA Commercial Lending School program at East Carolina University. Zach is a past President of the Alamance Breakfast Rotary Club, member of the Burlington-Alamance Association of Realtors, Alamance County Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Graduate (2013), and member of Camp Springs United Methodist Church. He also is a founding father of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at UNCG and Youth baseball/softball umpire for Alamance County's parks and recreation. Zach is a Caswell Native, having grown up in the Cherry Grove area, and has been a resident of Burlington since 2015. 
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