First National Corp. in Strasburg, Va., has hired a veteran banker, Scott Harvard, as its chief executive.

Harvard, the chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, is also the CEO of the First Bank unit of First National.

Dennis Dysart, who had been interim the interim chief executive, was named chief operating officer of the $560.2 million-asset company.

Harvard previously was president and CEO of Shore Financial Corp. in Onley, Va.

First National announced the hiring Monday.

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