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Blue Ridge Bank Opens New Office in Westminster, SC

Dec. 27, 2017

Blue Ridge Bank is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new office located at 200 W. Windsor Street, Westminster, SC 29693.

The new Westminster Office will hold a week long grand opening celebration starting on January 2, 2018 at 11:30am with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a performance by the Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers. The celebration continues all week with refreshments and daily drawings on Tuesday-Thursday for a $50 gift card in the Westminster Office lobby. The celebration will conclude on January 5th with a luncheon from 12-2pm along with a grand prize drawing for a $100 gift card. The public is invited to attend all special events during the week and meet our Westminster team.

“When I became a member of the Blue Ridge Bank Board one of my goals was getting a facility to serve the residents in the Westminster area,” stated Sam Dickson, Blue Ridge Bank Board Member and Westminster native. “With the opening of this branch we will have a great staff on hand to meet all the needs of our fine town. I appreciate all the support and encouragement from people as we’ve been renovating our new location and we look forward to welcoming you there.”

The new office will offer a full array of personal and business products along with drive thru ATM service.

Blue Ridge Bank is excited to have the following team members at its new Westminster Office:

Kay Moore will manage the new Westminster Branch as the Vice President & Westminster City Executive. Kay has served the Westminster community for 35 years at the former Bank of Westminster. She has been with Blue Ridge Bank for 8 years at its Seneca Office and looks forward to once again serving the Westminster community.

Tonya Crain is the new Westminster Office Assistant Branch Manager and Customer Service Representative. Tonya joins the Blue Ridge Bank team from the former First Citizens of Westminster where she worked for seventeen years in the same office.

Ann-Wyatt Bernshausen is the Westminster Office Head Teller and Assistant Customer Service Representative. Wyatt began her banking career in 2009 where she has served in numerous roles, including working at the former First Citizens of Westminster.

Debbie Durham joined Blue Ridge Bank as Westminster Office Teller. Debbie began her banking career in 1978 and most recently worked at BB&T.

Erin Fooks joined Blue Ridge Bank as Westminster Office Teller. Erin is a Westminster native and began her banking career in 2011 at the former First Citizens of Westminster. 

“We are pleased to be able to offer the services of our friendly and capable staff to the folks in Westminster and surrounding areas,” stated Blue Ridge Bank Chairman, Jesse C. Neville.

C. Kyle Thomas, Blue Ridge Bank President & CEO stated, “We have been blessed to serve Oconee County since 1957. We believe in Westminster and look forward to being an integral part of the growth of Westminster and its surrounding communities. We invite everyone to stop by and see the new Blue Ridge Bank location in Westminster.”

Blue Ridge Bank now serves Oconee County with four convenient locations in Walhalla, Seneca, and Westminster. Today, Blue Ridge Bank has grown to over $123 million with 33 employees, and holds a five-star security rating by Bauer Financial.

Kay Moore  Tonya Crain  Wyatt Bernshausen  Debbie Durham  Erin Fooks

Pictured from left to right: Kay Moore, Tonya Crain, Wyatt Bershausen, Debbie Durham, and Erin Fooks