A Tradition of Care

Since 1974, Carter Bank & Trust has built a proud tradition of caring for the customers and communities we serve. Each and every day, we strive to deliver convenience, localized service, and custom banking solutions with a smile.

Our value is in the success of our customers, the strength of our communities, and the trust of those we’re privileged to serve.  It has always been our mission to be the preferred lifetime financial partner for our customers and shareholders, and the employer of choice in the communities we are privileged to serve.

At Carter Bank & Trust, caring is what we’ll always do best.



Our Leadership

Litz Van Dyke

Chief Executive Officer

Bradford Langs

President & Chief Strategy Officer

Wendy Bell

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Our Communities

Headquartered in Martinsville, Virginia, Carter Bank & Trust is a state-chartered community bank with $4.4 billion in total assets and locations throughout Virginia and North Carolina offering branch banking, commercial and mortgage services.

Our legacy is being more than a bank. We are ambassadors and advocates for the communities we serve. Carter Bank & Trust cares about you, your family, your business and your community. We believe our active community engagement and support are essential in earning trust, enriching lives and building lifetime relationships


Growing Markets

Carter Bank & Trust is excited to expand our footprint into your community, offering customized solutions and personalized service while offering convenient and innovative ways to bank. We have a tradition of care and our mission is to be your preferred financial partner. Learn more about our growing presence in these communities.

Charlottesville, VA



Greensboro, NC



Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC


Our Commitment to Financial Safety and Soundness

Carter Bank & Trust has served customers, businesses, and communities across Virginia and North Carolina for nearly 50 years. We remain prepared to protect your finances by offering excellent deposit insurance, maintaining a strong balance sheet, and keeping reserves well above the required level.

We are proud of Carter Bank’s financial position, and knowing the strength of your financial institution is important for getting the most out of your money and making sure it is secure.  Read more.

Awards and Recognition

Carter Bank & Trust is proud to announce the following awards and recognition for 2022.

Martinsville Bulletin Readers’ Choice

  • Best Bank (First Place) – 2022
  • Best Place to Work (Fourth Place) 2022
  • Best Bank – (First Place) – 2023

Virginia Living Magazine Best Of Virginia Readers’ Choice Awards

  • Best Bank Southwest Virginia – 2022

Piedmont Arts – Martinsville

  • Clyde Hooker Award Recipient – 2022

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

  • Best Place to Work – 2022
  • Top Tier Financial Institution -2022
  • Business of the Year – 2021

Courier Times

  • Best Bank, Silver Award – 2023