Sept. 17, 2012. ELKIN — Yadkin Valley Bank proudly announces the promotion of Mary Louise Roberts to Regional Sales and Service Manager for the Western Region of Yadkin Valley Bank and its divisions. In this position, Roberts will oversee the retail banking managers of the 18 branches in the Western Region, which includes Watauga, Ashe, Avery, Surry, Yadkin, Wilkes and Iredell Counties in North Carolina.
Roberts has held several management positions over her 29-year banking career at Wachovia and First Citizens Bank before coming to High Country Bank, a division of Yadkin Valley Bank, in 1999 as a Commercial Banker. She is active in the Boone community with Boone United Methodist Church and as a board member of the Appalachian State University Finance, Banking, and Insurance Advisory Board. She is also a past member of the Watauga Education Foundation and a previous leader with the local Girl Scouts.
“We are pleased to announce this promotion of Mary Louise. As we focus on enhancing our customers’ experience throughout the region, she will be an integral part of our retail banking strategy,” said Ed Marxen, Yadkin Valley’s Western Regional President.
A native of Lenoir, North Carolina, Roberts holds both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Appalachian State University. She lives in Boone with her husband and daughter.