Martinsville Commercial Team
American National has served the Martinsville community since 1999. 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 Martinsville 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 | Regional President
Trent Wall was born and raised in Winston-Salem with more than 20 years in the banking industry. He received his BS in Business Administration from Appalachian State University and graduated from the North Carolina Banker’s Association NC School of Banking. In 2015, Trent was named one of the Triad’s 40 under 40 by the Triad Business Journal and is a proud graduate of Leadership Winston-Salem. Wall has been very involved in various board positions with Kaleideum Museum in Winston-Salem and he recently completed a 6-yeard board term with the Ronald McDonald House. He has also enjoyed being a Volunteer Soccer Coach with Twin City Soccer/NC Fusion for 12 years.
SVP | Market President
Bill Kirby is a Martinsville native with a BA from Emory & Henry College as well as a JD from Drake University School of Law. He graduated from the VBA School of Management and has over 17 years in the banking industry. He takes pride in his hometown by being involved in the community. Bill currently serves on the boards of the Harvest Foundation, Martinsville/Henry County Chamber of Commerce, Smith River Sports Complex, and Martinsville City School Endowment. He is also on the board of trustees for Safetynet.
VP | Commercial Relationship Manager
Sean Brown is a lifelong resident of Ridgeway. He has 21 years of banking experience with a BS in Business Administration from UVA-Wise. He also completed the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management Program in 2005. Sean is a proud Board Member of the Henry County Public Service Authority Educational Trust and served as the President of the Preston Ruritan Club.
VP | Commercial Banking Officer
Mary Nester, originally from Salem, VA, moved to Martinsville in 1979. She has been in the banking industry for 39 years, with the last 16 years at American National. She completed the Graduate School of Banking at LSU program in 2015, and has many years dedicated to the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the United Way since the 1990’s. Mary is also currently on the Grace Network Board of Directors.