American National Announces New Executive Vice President

American National Announces New Executive Vice President 
DANVILLE, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/13 --  American National Bank
and Trust Company announced today the appointment of H. Gregg Strader
as Executive Vice President. In this role, Strader will lead the
bank's major strategic initiatives from his new office in Greensboro,
Strader has more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry.
An alumnus of Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., he has worked with
various financial institutions, including Wachovia Corporation/First
Union for 23 years. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice
President & Chief Credit Officer for IBERIABANK Corporation in New
Orleans, La. His expertise ranges from management of lending, credit
due diligence and risk management to mergers and integrations and
strategic leadership. Having previously served on the board of the
YMCA of Greensboro and as a trustee for Greensboro Day School, he
currently volunteers as a merit badge counselor for Boy Scouts of
"We are excited to welcome Gregg and look forward to sharing in his
intimate knowledge of the banking industry," said Jeffrey V. Haley,
President & Chief Executive Officer of American National. "As a 21st
century bank with over a century of experience, it is critical that
our strategic initiatives continue to stay in step with the needs of
our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities we serve.
We are pleased that Gregg will lead the charge in this regard." 
Strader is married to Dr. Sara Stoneburner, a Danville native who now
practices ophthalmology in Greensboro where they reside. Strader and
Stoneburner have two grown children, Hunter and Ashley. Hunter works
with Bella Energy based in Providence, R.I. Ashley is a tax
accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City.  
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 25 banking
offices and two loan production offices. American National Bank and
Trust Company also manages an additional $583 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  
Shares of American National are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select
Market under the symbol "AMNB."  
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For more information, contact: 
Jeffrey V. Haley
President & Chief Executive Officer
American National Bank and Trust Company 
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