PRLog (Press Release)
- Oct. 1, 2013 - OAK RIDGE, N.C. --
Formerly President and CEO of High Country Bank in Boone, NC, which he helped found in 1998, John Brubaker has more than 40 years of banking industry experience. When High Country Bank was later acquired by Yadkin Valley Bank, he served as Regional President for bank operations in Watauga and Avery Counties, and as President of Main Street Investments, a subsidiary of the bank. Previously, Brubaker served as Senior Vice President for Centura Bank and Nationsbank. Earlier in his career, he was City Executive and Vice President with North Carolina National Bank (NCNB).
A Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Brubaker received his B.A. in Business Administration from Catawba College. He is a former Dean of the NC School of Banking for the NC Bankers Association;
Past President of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and Boone Sunrise Rotary Club; Past Chair of the Watauga Economic Commission and Watauga County United Way; Past Board of Directors Member and Treasurer of the Watauga Arts Council; and Past Board of Directors Member of the Watauga Education Committee.
“John’s passion for authentic community banking and one-on-one client service, along with his impeccable credentials, make him ideally suited to expanding Bank of Oak Ridge,” said Ron Black,President and CEO of Bank of Oak Ridge. “As we enter the flourishing and important Boone and High Country markets, John’s exemplary knowledge and reputation make him tailor-made to deliver on our promise of Banking As It Should Be
“Bank of Oak Ridge shares the vision and ideals characterized by the early days of High Country Bank, so I am especially thrilled to join Bank of Oak Ridge and Ron Black’s leadership team, which truly values community-based banking and decision-making and personalized service for all,” added Brubaker.About Bank of Oak Ridge
Bank of Oak Ridge (http://www.bankofoakridge.com/?utm_source=pr&utm_medi...
) 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 or visit the office location closest to you.