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OAK RIDGE, N.C., May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc. (''Oak Ridge''; the ''Company'') (OTCPink: BKOR), the parent company of Bank of Oak Ridge (the ''Bank''), announced that it has been named to American Banker magazine's Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks and Thrifts. The ranking is based on a company's three-year average return on average equity (''ROAE'') through December 31, 2020. ROAE is widely used by investors to analyze business performance. The Company came in at 90, up 20 spots from last year. This is the fifth consecutive year the Company has been named to the prestigious list.
''It is an incredible honor to be named to American Banker's Top 200 Community Banks and Thrifts list for the fifth year in a row,'' said Tom Wayne, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer. ''We are proud of the talented team of professionals who have contributed to the great success we have had in the communities we serve.''
American Banker published the ranking as part of its May 2021 issue.
About Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc.
Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc. (OTCPink: BKOR) is the holding company for Bank of Oak Ridge. Bank of Oak Ridge delivers personal attention and convenience for every client. Substantially all of the Bank's employees are stockholders in Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc. through their participation in the Bank's Employee Stock Ownership Plan. We are proud of our many accolades and awards, including seven ''Best Bank in the Triad'' wins, ''Triad's Top Workplace'' finalist, ''Triad's Healthiest Employer'' winner and a 2016 Better Business Bureau ''Torch Award'' winner. We offer a complete range of banking services for individuals and businesses. Bank of Oak Ridge is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.
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