LURAY, Va., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Ridge Bank is pleased to announce Mike Knotts as the SVP of Government Guaranteed Lending and Business Development. Knotts will be primarily providing business solutions to the Northern Virginia market and surrounding areas, as Blue Ridge Bank continues to expand its footprint.
Knotts has spent the last decade performing as a top commercial banker throughout the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia. Most recently, he has specialized in USDA, SBA and FSA lending. Knotts plans to help BRB continue to increase its efforts in government guaranteed lending and strengthen connections in new geographically congruent markets.
Knotts says, "I am delighted to join Blue Ridge Bank and be part of such a talented banking team. I have spent most of my banking career serving the diverse communities in Loudoun County and the Shenandoah Valley. I understand the vital role community banks play in the support of their business communities. Blue Ridge Bank represents the best of community banking and I look forward to expanding on the continued success of the bank."
"We are excited to have Mike on the team," said Brian K. Plum, CEO of Blue Ridge Bank. "Mike is the perfect fit for our culture of providing responsive and value-oriented financial solutions, and his deep experience with government-guaranteed lending will help us better serve our customers and communities and enhance our efforts to generate solid loans and create more noninterest income. Additionally, Mike's geographic base is a natural complement to our current footprint and will enable us to pursue additional opportunities in these attractive markets."
About Blue Ridge Bank
Blue Ridge Bank, NA is a subsidiary of Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. a single-bank holding company headquartered in Luray, VA (OTC Pink: BRBS). Chartered in 1893 as the Page Valley Bank of Virginia, today Blue Ridge Bank has additional branches in Charlottesville, Drakes Branch, Harrisonburg, Martinsville, McGaheysville, Shenandoah, and Stuart. The bank also has mortgage operations in Virginia and North Carolina. Celebrating 125 years as a locally owned, independent community bank, Blue Ridge Bank provides a wide range of financial services. Visit www.mybrb.com for more information.
SOURCE Blue Ridge Bank