Great State Bank

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Great State Bank Staff

C. Greg Edwards
President and CEO

Larry J. Farthing
Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Ronald S. Pearson
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
NMLS #761618

Bennie Anderson
Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer
NMLS #761620

Mark A. Trivette
Vice President
NMLS #761622

Adena A. Greene
Vice President, Operations Officer

Vickie Harris
Mortgage Origination Officer
NMLS #644655

Lillian Eldreth
Corporate Secretary & Customer Service Representative

Donna Dameron
Loan Servicing Manager

Wendy Broderick
Head Teller

Dianne Burrell
Loan Servicing Assistant

Sandy Clark

Adrian Wilson
Customer Service Representative/Teller Supervisor

Earl Lutz
Senior Vice President

Donald Edwards
Vice President

Janice Wagoner

Patricia (Tweety) VanHoose
Vice President
NMLS #819849

Tammy Miller

Hailey Parsons

Donna Dameron
Assistant Vice President

Wendy Broderick
Customer Service

Janet Shew

Doris Greer

Board of Directors

C. Greg Edwards
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
The Bank's President & Chief Executive Officer

Larry J. Farthing
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
The Bank's Chief Operating and Financial Officer

James C. Faw
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Certified Public Accountant, Benson Blevins & Associates, PLLC, North Wilkesboro , NC (public accounting firm) since 2003; member, Concorde Financial Resources, LLC, North Wilkesboro, NC (financial planning and investment management services) since 2001

Kenneth A. Hubbard, Ed.D.
Trade, Tennessee
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hubbard Health Care, Boone, NC (long-term care nursing and extended-care facilities)

Arnold N. Lakey
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Current Chairman of the Board, Retired since 1998; previously served as Vice President Credit, Lowe's Companies, Inc., Wilkesboro, NC from 1956 to 1998

W. David McNeill
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
President and majority owner, Carolina Automotive Group, LLC, High Point and Wilkesboro, NC (automobile dealerships) since 2003; previously, owner of Northwest Toyota, Inc., North Wilkesboro, NC from 1983 to 2003

William C. Warden, Jr.
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Retired since 2003; previously served as Executive Vice President, Administration, Lowe's Companies, Inc., Wilkesboro, NC from 1996 to 2003

James M. Deal, Jr.
Boone, North Carolina
Attorney and Partner in law firm of Deal, Moseley & Smith LLP, Boone, NC. Currently serves as Chairman of the Watauga County Board of Commissioners and Chairman of the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees.

Frank A. Stewart
Gastonia, North Carolina
President and Owner, Premier Armor, LLC (manufacturer of military equipment)

Nolan Brown
Boonville, North Carolina
Certified Public Accountant
President and CEO, Triad Group, Inc.


Main Office
1422 US Highway 421,
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Boone Office
189 Boone Heights Drive,
Boone, NC 28607

Shelby Office
809 N. Lafayette Street, Suite G
Shelby, NC 28150

Lenoir Office
545A, Harper Avenue
Lenoir, NC 28645

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