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American National Announces New Financial Advisor in Franklin County Westlake Office


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Robert M. Nadler

Senior Vice President-Trust & Investment Services

American National Bank and Trust Company



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                         May 28, 2015

Danville, VA – American National Bank and Trust Company announced today the appointment of Christopher W. Gibson as a Raymond James Financial Advisor in its Trust and Investment Services Division. He will be based out of the bank’s Westlake Office in Hardy, Va.

Gibson, a longtime resident of Franklin County and alumnus of Radford University, has more than 18 years of experience as a Financial Advisor. He has held positions at several financial institutions including J.C. Bradford, BB&T and most recently with Infinex through Franklin Community Bank. On May 18, 2015, Franklin Community Bank began operating as American National Bank and Trust Company. Gibson is also a member of the Estate Planning Council at Ferrum College. 

“We are pleased to welcome Chris to our Trust and Investment Services Division and look forward to the knowledge and expertise he brings to the position,” said Robert M. Nadler, Senior Vice President-Trust & Investment Services. “At American National, we are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their financial goals by building investment solutions to meet their short-term and long-term needs, and we are excited to have Chris join these endeavors.”

About American National

As of Jan. 1, 2015, with the closing of the acquisition of MainStreet BankShares, Inc., American National Bankshares Inc. is a multi-state bank holding company with total assets of approximately $1.5 billion. Headquartered in Danville, Va., American National is the parent company of American National Bank and Trust Company. American National Bank is a community bank serving southern and central Virginia and north central North Carolina with 27 banking offices and two loan production offices. American National Bank and Trust Company also manages an additional $748 million of trust, investment and brokerage assets in its Trust and Investment Services Division. Additional information about the company and the bank is available on the bank's website at www.amnb.com.

Shares of American National are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "AMNB."

About Raymond James

Founded in 1962 and a public company since 1983, Raymond James is a diversified financial services holding company with subsidiaries engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to investment banking and asset management. Through its three broker/dealer subsidiaries, Raymond James Financial has approximately 6,300 financial advisors serving in excess of 2.6 million client accounts in more than 2,600 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are approximately $496 billion. Raymond James has been recognized nationally for its community support and corporate philanthropy. The company has been ranked as one of the best in the country in customer service, as a great place to work and as a national leader in support of the arts.

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Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, an independent broker/dealer, and are not insured by bank insurance, the FDIC, or any other government agency, are not deposits or obligations of the bank, are not guaranteed by the bank, and are subject to risks, including the possible loss of principal.

Raymond James is not affiliated with American National Bank & Trust Company, or its Trust and Investment Services Division.

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