blueharbor bank announces creation of Statesville Advisory Board

Posted at 1:15 PM on Aug 19, 2018


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MOORESVILLE – blueharbor bank recently announced the formation of a local advisory board to assist and support the bank’s efforts in the Statesville market. The 14-member board is comprised of a diverse group of local business and community member with deep ties to the Statesville area.

The Statesville Market Advisory Board includes: David Alexander, president of JT Alexander & Son Inc.; Tommy Chapman, president of Tray Transport; Chuck Dockery, president of Heritage Knitting; Barry Gordon, retired from L. Gordon Iron and Metal; John Green, chief operating officer of Iredell Health System; Rev. Reginald Keitt, pastor of Mt. Pleasant AME Zion Church; Bill McBane, past owner of East Coast Air Charter and current managing director of The Hatteras Group; Bill McCombs, vice president of McCombs Steel; Mary Palmes, Realtor; Luke Pope, owner of Integrity Computer Inc.; Darbah Skaf, executive director of the Statesville Housing Authority; Jeff Smith, chief executive officer of Piedmont HealthCare; Melanie Taylor, deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction for Iredell-Statesville Schools; and Jane Vance, community, church and civic leader.

“We are extremely pleased and excited to have such an outstanding group of business and community leaders join our initial advisory board here in Statesville. The board will help us identify opportunities to build and grow solid relationships in our community,” said Doug Hendrix, Statesville market executive for blueharbor bank.

Jim Marshall, president and CEO, added: “We could not be more pleased with the reception we have received in Statesville. Our simple, common sense, relationship-based approach to community banking has really resonated in all of our markets. Doug Hendrix and his team have done an amazing job and these outstanding business and community leaders will help us tremendously. We are extremely pleased they are on our team.”

The advisory board will work closely with the bank’s Board of Directors, which includes Chairman Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Vice Chairman Bill Pope, Rick Teague, R.B. Sloan and Abigail Jennings, according to Marshall.

About blueharbor bank

With $206.1 million in assets, blueharbor bank is headquartered in Mooresville with branches in Huntersville, Statesville and Mooresville. The Statesville branch is located at 245 East Front Street. Learn more at

Statesville Advisory Board Members


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