American National Announces North Carolina Retail Banking Manager
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Michelle M. Gaydica
Senior Vice President-Retail Banking
American National Bank and Trust Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2014
GREENSBORO, NC – American National Bank and Trust Company (American National) is pleased to announce Matt Blake has joined the bank as Vice President & North Carolina Retail Banking Manager. Blake will be responsible for the banking offices in American National’s Guilford and Alamance Counties.
Blake, an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry. He most recently served as Retail Banking Manager for CommunityOne Bank where he helped open their first office in Greensboro. Blake also graduated from the North Carolina School of Banking in 2010.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Matt to our team and feel that his extensive knowledge and expertise in retail banking will be a real asset for us now and in the future,” said Michelle M. Gaydica, Senior Vice President-Retail Banking. “As American National continues to grow in North Carolina, we know that Matt will show a strong commitment to the communities and customers that we serve.”
Blake was recently accepted into Leadership Greensboro for the class of 2015. He also has served in a number of other organizations, including Leadership High Point, Win-Win Resolution (where he served as Co-Treasurer), and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Council.
About American National
American National Bankshares Inc. is a multi-state bank holding company with total assets of approximately $1.3 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 24 banking offices and two loan production offices. American National Bank and Trust Company also manages an additional $648 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."
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