Bob Sanders Joins National Bank as Chief Credit Officer

National Bank is pleased to announce that Bob D. Sanders, II has joined the bank as Chief Credit Officer. In this role Sanders will oversee the bank’s credit administration and loan operations functions from the Hubbard Street Office in Blacksburg. 
A native of western North Carolina, Sanders brings nineteen years of lending and credit administration experience to National Bank. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Western Carolina University and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Sanders currently resides in Riner, Virginia with his wife and three children, and enjoys family and fishing in his free time.
“We are very pleased that Bob has chosen to join our management team. Bob’s commitment to excellence and dedication to service exemplify our bank’s core values. And his extensive experience and depth of knowledge will be a great benefit to our organization and our customers,” said Brad Denardo, CEO and President of National Bank.
“As a long-time community banker, I am excited to join a 130-year old institution that is truly committed to personal service and local decision making for its customers,” said Mr. Sanders.
Founded in Blacksburg in 1891, National Bank is a community bank with 24 full-service offices and one loan production office located throughout Southwest Virginia. The bank is a subsidiary of National Bankshares, Inc., a Blacksburg-based financial holding company with over $1.7 billion in assets. To learn more about National Bank, visit