Cathy W. Liles has joined American National Bank and Trust Company as senior vice president and chief accounting officer.

Liles began her new position Jan. 4 and reports to William W. Traynham, vice president and chief financial officer of the bank, according to a news release from the bank.

Liles most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for Carter Bank & Trust. Previously, she worked as a partner in the accounting firm Dixon Hughes Goodman. She is a certified public accountant and an alumna of Belmont Abbey College.

She currently serves as the treasurer for both Smart Beginnings of Danville-Pittsylvania County and for Diamond Fever Softball, a Southside Virginia nonprofit girls’ fast-pitch softball program. She has completed eight years of service on the Board of Directors for Danville Community College and is presently the immediate past president.

“Cathy has a broad and deep background in accounting, auditing and banking that will prove immensely beneficial to us,” said Traynham. “We are excited to welcome her to American National. A vital part of managing our bank is measuring and reporting on our financial position and results, and Cathy will be critical in that process.”

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