Bank of Oak Ridge President and CEO Ron Black Named Chairman of the Board for the North Carolina Bankers Association

Bank of Oak Ridge President and CEO Ron Black Named Chairman of the Board for
                    the North Carolina Bankers Association

PR Newswire

OAK RIDGE, N.C., June 12, 2013

OAK RIDGE, N.C., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --During the 177^th Annual
Meeting of the North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA), Bank of Oak Ridge
President and CEO Ron Black was named Chairman of the Board of Directors. With
more than 40 years of banking industry experience, Black has served as
President and CEO of Bank of Oak Ridge (NASDAQ: BKOR) since the bank's
founding in April 2000.

A life-long resident of North Carolina, Black was raised in Asheville, and
received his B.S. degree in business administration from Western Carolina
University in Cullowhee and his M.S. degree in business and economics from
Appalachian State University in Boone. In addition, he is a graduate of the
North Carolina Bank Directors' College.

"We look forward to the leadership of Ron Black. He is a true banking
professional. Having spent his entire career in this great business, Ron has
experienced all that goes on within a large bank having been with Wachovia.
Plus, he has had the unique experience of starting his own community bank,"
remarked Thad Woodard, President & CEO of the NCBA. "The talents he has
derived from both experiences have led him to great success at Bank of Oak
Ridge. We look forward to his guidance as the 118th Chairman."

"It is an honor to serve as the Chairman of one of the most highly respected
banking trade associations in this country," said Black. "The NCBA has a rich
history of doing outstanding work and making a significant difference in the
lives of everyday people, as well as fighting for things that make our
industry stronger."

About Bank of Oak Ridge
Bank of Oak Ridge (http://www.BankOfOakRidge.com) is a community bank with
locations in Greensboro, Summerfield and Oak Ridge, North Carolina. The bank
was established in 2000 with the goal of delivering Banking As It Should Be.
With a focus on providing personal attention and convenience for every client,
we offer a complete range of banking services for individuals and businesses
including Saturday and extended weekday hours at all locations, ATM usage
world-wide, remote deposits for businesses, and a full line of checking
accounts; savings accounts; mortgage services; insurance services; lending
options; and wealth management services. Bank of Oak Ridge is a Member FDIC
and Equal Housing Lender. For more information, call 336-644-9944, visit the
office location closest to you or use our online contact form.

About the North Carolina Bankers Association
The North Carolina Bankers Association brings together all categories of
banking institutions that best represent the interests of our rapidly changing
state. The state's banks have provided support to their communities since
1804. Look for a current listing at www.ncba.com.

SOURCE Bank of Oak Ridge

Website: http://www.BankOfOakRidge.com
Contact: Bonnie Ross, Director of Marketing & VP, Bank of Oak Ridge,
336-662-4840
 
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