A resident of Mount Vernon, Mr. Yance retired in 2011 after working thirty-three years for First-Knox National Bank. He was the CFO from 1978 – 2002 and served as President from 2002 – 2011. After his retirement, he served as Chairman of the Board. Some of Gordy’s community involvement includes Knox Community Hospital. Area Development Foundation of Knox County, Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, Mount Vernon and Knox Chamber of Commerce, Mount Vernon Rotary Club and Rotary Foundation, Central Ohio Technical College – Knox Campus Advisory Board member, Village Network/Knox County Children’s Resource Center, Mount Vernon Board of City Income Tax Appeals, United Way of Knox County, the Salvation Army and the Owl Creek Conservancy. Many of these committees involved serving in a leadership role such as President, Chairman of the Board, Ambassador, etc.
Gordy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and his Master’s in Business Administration from Ohio University. Gordy and his wife Fran have two adult children who also resident in Knox County. Gordy’s daughter, Jennifer, currently sits on the Knox Campus Advisory Board for Central Ohio Technical College.