Brian Greer Named Market President
West Jefferson, NC – LifeStore Bank is pleased to announce Brian Greer as Market President for the Boone Market. Brian has assisted business customers with banking and lending needs since joining the bank in 2016 as a Commercial Loan Officer and is filling the role vacated with David Cottrell’s retirement.
“Brian has demonstrated leadership since he joined our organization. I know his genuine love of the area and his many local connections will be beneficial to this community. He is excited about seeing it prosper and helping the people who work and live here, “commented Joedy Eller, Chief Banking Officer. He added, “LifeStore Bank wants to be a resource and advocate for the local business owner. We believe there is still a place for and value in personal relationships – someone you can talk to who understands your needs.”
After graduating from NC State University with a BA in Political Science, Brian began his career in banking working as a Business Branch Manager and Small Business Lead for Wake and Chatham counties before returning to his hometown to work at LifeStore Bank. “I want to continue the legacy that my predecessors created by continuing to help existing businesses thrive while also supporting the next wave of business owners, many of whom I grew up with here in Boone.
LifeStore Bank was established to help residents of the High Country purchase a home. Brian added: “We feel that helping people realize their dream of home ownership, reach their business goals, and partnering with local non-profits and other civic organizations can help raise up our community as a whole.”
Brian is active in the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the High Country Young Professionals and North Carolina Young Bankers group. Brian and his wife Kelly live in Boone. They have two daughters, Harrison, and Cecilia.
LifeStore dates back to 1939 when its founders saw the need for a local building and loan association to help people purchase and build new homes. Today LifeStore Bank operates four locations in Ashe and Watauga Counties and LifeStore Insurance is located in those locations as well as Elkin, Lenoir, Newland, and Sparta.