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A Conversation With CommunityOne Bank CEO

The parent company of North Carolina's CommunityONE Bank recently completed its purchase of Bank of Granite Corporation, in a merger designed to rescue two financially-faltering community banks. The combined bank will take the CommunityONE name--and is led by a team of former First Union, Wachovia and Bank of America executives. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with Brian Simpson, CEO of the new CommunityONE Bank. Listen.