EX-99.1 2 g14171exv99w1.htm EX-99.1 PRESS RELEASE OF MOUNTAIN NATIONAL BANCHSARE, INC., DATED JULY 7, 2008. EX-99.1 Press Release
Exhibit 99.1
Mountain National Bancshares, Inc.
Dwight B. Grizzell, President & CEO
Michael L. Brown, Executive Vice President/COO
(865) 428-7990
     SEVIERVILLE, Tenn., July 7, 2008 — Mountain National Bancshares, Inc. (MNBT) (the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized an expansion of the Company’s current share repurchase program. Under this expansion, an additional $300,000 in repurchases of Company common stock has been approved, over and above the initial $500,000 authorization, and the expiration date of the current repurchase program has been extended to June 27, 2009. The stock repurchases are expected to be accomplished in private or open-market purchases. The timing of repurchases and the number of shares of common stock to be purchased and the price at which those shares will be purchased are dependent upon prevailing market conditions, share price, and other factors.
     Mountain National Bancshares, Inc. is the parent company of Mountain National Bank, with consolidated total assets of approximately $575 million at March 31, 2008. The bank operates through its corporate headquarters in Sevierville, Tennessee, seven additional branches in Sevier County, Tennessee, and two additional branches in Blount County, Tennessee.
     Certain of the statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The words “expect,” “should,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “estimate” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements, but other statements not based on historical information may also be considered forward-looking. All forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other facts that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, the effects of future economic or business conditions; lack of sustained growth in the economy in the Sevier County and Blount County, Tennessee area; the effects of governmental monetary and fiscal policies, as well as legislative and regulatory changes, including changes in banking, securities and tax laws and regulations; the risks of changes in interest rates on the levels, composition and costs of deposits, loan demand, and the values of loan collateral, securities, and interest sensitive assets and liabilities; credit risks of borrowers; the effects of competition from a wide variety of local, regional, national and other providers of financial, investment, and insurance services; the failure of



assumptions underlying the establishment of reserves for possible loan losses and other estimates; the risks of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including, without limitation, the related time and costs of implementing such transactions, integrating operations as part of these transactions and the possible failure to achieve expected gains, revenue growth and/or expense savings from such transactions; changes in accounting policies, rules and practices; changes in technology or products that may be more difficult, or costly, or less effective, than anticipated; the effects of war or other conflicts, acts of terrorism or other catastrophic events that may affect general economic conditions and other risks and uncertainties as detailed from time to time in the reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.