Danville Commercial Team
American National has served the Danville market since our founding in 1909. 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 Danville 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.
SVP | Market President
Ted Laws received his BS in Economics at NC State, and MBA at Duke University, and completed the Graduate School of Banking at LSU program in 2000. He has over 39 years of experience in banking and loves being in Danville where he and his team have been an integral part of the economic development momentum. Ted is a Fuqua Scholar and takes an active role in the community as board member and Treasurer of the River District Association of Danville and the United Way.
VP | Senior Commercial Relationship Manager
Randy McDaniel is a Patrick County native and has 25 years of experience in banking. He attended Averett College in Danville, where he received his BS in Business Administration. Randy completed the VBA School of Bank Management program, VBA Executive Leadership Institute program, and the Leadership Southside program of Danville/Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce. Randy is licensed in Life and Health Insurance and Property and Casualty Insurance. His accolades include winning the District Award of Merit from the Dan River District Boy Scouts of America and the Star Tribune Reader’s Choice Best Banker Award. Randy is also active in his community as Scoutmaster of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church Troop 300 and member of The Riverview Rotary Club.
SVP | Director of Business Development Bankers Insurance
Beverly Scruggs became a resident of Danville in 1982, the same year she joined American National. Beverly is a graduate of Southeastern Trust School and the VBA School of Bank Management. She also attended Danville Community College and completed Omega Professional Sales Training in 2000 with further Wealth Management training and development in 2019 through Greene Consulting. Beverly loves helping people at work and in her community. She actively supports Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, is a past board member of the local Human Rights Committee, and member of local Danville Chapter of The Wednesday Club. She received the prestigious American National Employee of the Year with many other special recognition over the years for top performance. She has been recognized for leadership efforts with Danville Pittsylvania County United Way, and top fundraiser for The American Heart Association.
AVP | Commercial Relationship Manager
Stetson Franklin is a Danville native with five years in the banking industry. He received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Averett University in 2017 and completed the Management Development Program through the Virginia Banker’s Association in 2018. He is currently in his second year of the VBA School of Bank Management. Stetson is dedicated to his hometown, having held many community leadership positions for various local organizations, including serving as member and past President of Kiwanis Club of Danville, Board Member of Kiwanis Club of Danville Foundation, Board Member and cook for the Community Christmas Dinner, Board Member of the Danville-Pittsylvania County Heart walk, and Deacon of West Main Baptist Church.