We have a vision for our bank, and it is to become one of the premier community banks in Virginia. We are extremely fortunate that Gary has made himself available . . . . You need that kind of talent.
— Blue Ridge Bank Chairman Larry Dees
Gary R. Shook
• Age: 57
• Work: President, Blue Ridge Bank, headquartered in Luray, starting April 16.
• Experience: President/CEO, Middleburg Bank, 2005-18; chairman/CEO Wealth Services, Access National Bank, 2017-18; senior vice president, The Fauquier Bank, 1995-2005; vice president sales & marketing, Jefferson National Bank, 1987-95.
• Education: Bachelor’s degree, history/economics, University of Virginia, 1982.
• Family: Wife, Ann-Rodman Shook, and four children.