Banking the Way it Ought to Be

Since 1957

About Blue Ridge Bank

Since 1957, Blue Ridge Bank has served the banking needs of our community. With offices located in both Oconee County and Pickens County, we are pleased to be a hometown community bank. Blue Ridge Bank is consistently recognized by all major bank-rating agencies as one of the strongest banks in America! Since our first day of business, our primary purpose has been to provide our clients the best in community banking services.

It has always been our top priority at Blue Ridge Bank to put the needs of our customers first. As we continue to grow over the years, our services have grown accordingly to meet our customer's needs.

We value the trust of our customers and appreciate the opportunity to partner with you. Thank you for your business!  If you’re new to this area, we invite you to visit one of our offices and meet our friendly bankers, or continue viewing our website to learn more about our services.

Mission Statement

Blue Ridge Bank’s mission is to provide low cost, safe and sound financial services to residents of Oconee County, Pickens County and surrounding communities by emphasizing quality customer service and offering the most up-to-date financial services.

Banking the way it ought to be since 1957.

Location History


Opened First Location (currently Ken's Thriftee Pharmacy)

June 1957 | 112 East Main Street, Walhalla

Opened Current Main Office Location

November 1970 | 100 East Main Street, Walhalla

Expanded to Second Location

November 1985 | 100 North John Street, Walhalla

Expanded to Third Location in Seneca

September 2009 | 118 Bountyland Road, Seneca

Expanded to Fourth Location

January 2018 | 200 W Windsor Street, Westminster

Expanded to Fifth Location in Easley

September 2020 | 1053 S Pendleton Street, Easley

Opened Pickens Loan Office

June 2022 | 203-G McDaniel Avenue, Pickens

Board of Directors


Jesse C. Neville

Chairman, Owner of Neville Hardware

Thomas C. Alexander

Vice Chairman, Owner of Alexander's Office Supply

Joann A. Bryson

Retiree of Blue Ridge Bank

J. Daniel Edwards


Wayne A. Smalley


Sammy W. Dickson

Retiree of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative

C. Kyle Thomas

President & CEO of Blue Ridge Bank

Meet Our Branch Managers and Supervisors

Let us take care of you and your banking needs. You can rely on our team of financial experts for the products and services you need.

Sarah Reighley

Walhalla Main

VP & Branch Manager

Kay Moore


VP & Branch Manager

Jo Nelson


VP & Branch Manager

Michelle Mauldin


Branch Supervisor

Natalie Gillespie


VP & Branch Manager

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Financial Information

To research past financial information, by institution name (Blue Ridge Bank), please click here.

For a Free Highlights Report from Bauer Financial concerning Blue Ridge Bank's rating, contact Bauer Financial at 800-388-6686, Monday thru Friday from 9-5 Eastern time, or visit Bauer Financial Inc.