About American National

Strengthening our Communities since 1909

Your Hometown Bank

At American National Bank & Trust Company, we believe being local is more than just having an office in the community. It's about looking out for our customers with better banking options and quick, local decisions. It's about supporting local community organizations and working with local businesses that are so vital to our communities. And more than anything, it's about people - local people who are passionate about serving the needs of the valuable customers and businesses that make each community unique.
 
Established in 1909 in Danville, Virginia, we have a long legacy of helping people and communities thrive. With multiple banking locations in Virginia and North Carolina, we are proud to be your community's hometown bank.
 
We build and maintain strong relationships with our customers by delivering a full range of high quality financial products, solutions and advice with an exceptional level of customer service.

Our Values

  • Build personal relationships based on honesty and integrity
  • Treat people fairly and speak with candor and care
  • Develop people to their highest potential
  • Coach for improved performance 
  • Show a passion for winning
  • Act like business owners
  • Celebrate individual and team successes often
  • Communicate with strategic purpose and aim for consistency
  • Hold ourselves and our teammates accountable for results
  • Always use good, sound judgment when engaging with customers and seek help with decisions when we are uncomfortable.

Our History

American National’s tradition of community banking dates back over a century to its founding in 1909. Started by H. O. Kerns to serve the community of Danville, Virginia, American National has grown from a single office on Main Street to a full-service bank with 28 branches in Virginia and North Carolina. Learn more about our rich heritage serving our customers and communities.

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