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Joseph J. Thomas

Joseph J. Thomas

President and CEO


Shaun E. Murphy

Shaun E. Murphy

Executive VP, Chief Operating and Credit Officer


Raj Mehra

Raj Mehra

Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer


Richard A. Hutchison

Richard A. Hutchison

Executive VP & Chief Mortgage Officer


Kathleen S. Croson

Kathleen S. Croson

Executive VP & Chief Banking Officer




Board of Directors

H. Jason Gold

Chairman

Mr. Gold has served as a director of the Bank since May 2003. Mr. Gold is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Washington D.C. office where he focuses his practice on bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and liquidations. He has served as a bankruptcy trustee for more than 25 years and has more than 30 years of experience in complex restructuring and insolvency matters in various industries. He also serves as a bankruptcy examiner and federal and state appointed receiver. Mr. Gold served as a partner with the Firm of Wiley Rein LLP, McLean, Virginia from 2002 until 2014.

John T. Rohrback

Vice Chairman

Mr. Rohrback has served as a director of the Bank since August 2004 and served as Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2011. He was hired in 2001 as Executive Vice President and Senior Lending Officer. Mr. Rohrback was President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a director of Heritage Bank from 1996 until 1999. Prior to this, Mr. Rohrback was Executive Vice President, as well as a director of Hallmark Bank and Trust until its acquisition by F & M National Corporation in 1996.

Cynthia Carter Atwater

Director

Ms. Atwater has served as a director of the Bank since 2003 and is the Corporate Secretary. Ms. Atwater is a Principal of Digital Benefit Advisors, Reston, Virginia and was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of CCA Consulting, Inc., Reston, Virginia. Ms. Atwater served on the Advisory Board of the Bank as both Chairman and Vice Chairman until 2003.

Joseph M. English III

Director

Mr. English has over thirty years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant, registered investment advisor, and personal financial specialist. Joe began his accounting career in 1988 and became a partner at Burdette Smith and Bish LLC in 1998. Mr. English's focus is on financial reporting, audits, reviews, compilations, tax planning, and compliance for individuals and businesses. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia. 


Kevin J. Kooman

Director

Mr. Kooman has over 20 years of investment banking and financial management experience. He is a partner in the private equity firm, Patriot Financial Partners, L.P. Prior to joining Patriot, Kevin served as a Vice President of Investment Banking at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in the firm's Financial Institutions Group. He has previously held the positions of Divisional Controller and Manager of Financial Operations at CIGNA Corp and at ACE Limited. He began his career as a CPA in the Philadelphia Office of Arthur Andersen LLP.  


Lauren Friend McKelvey

Director

Ms. McKelvey has served as a director of the Bank since 2018. She is a partner in the prominent Northern Virginia law firm Odin Feldman Pittleman where she frequently litigates commercial matters, intellectual property disputes, and other business matters in state and federal court. She also crafts and negotiates financing and technology agreements for her clients. Her experience extends as well to the representation of financial fiduciaries and banks.

Brandon C. Park

Director

Mr. Park has served as a director of the Bank since April 2018. He founded Superlative Technologies, Inc. (SuprTEK) in 1996 and manages corporate direction and strategy, guiding the growth of the organization from start up to the current projected annual revenue of $40+ million for 2018. SuprTEK has been recognized by industry, Congress and Government Customers for excellence through innovative solutions. Mr. Park earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and currently serves as SuprTEK’s CEO.

Maury Peiperl

Director

Mr. Peiperl is the Dean of the George Mason University School of Business. Prior to joining George Mason University, he was Director (Dean) of Cranfield School of Management, one of the UK's leading business schools. Previously, he was Professor of Leadership at IMD in Switzerland, and a professor at the London Business School, where he co-founded the pioneering EMBA-Global. He holds several academic degrees including a BS in Engineering from Princeton University, a Masters of Business Administration, Master of Arts and a PhD from Harvard University.


Joseph J. Thomas

Director

Mr. Thomas was appointed in August, 2018. He was previously President and CEO of Bay Bancorp (NASDAQ: BYBK), a community bank with $700 million in total assets based in Columbia, Maryland, before its successful sale to Old Line Bancshares. He was formerly Managing Director of Hovde Private Equity Advisors and had a distinguished 20+ year banking career with Wachovia Corporation, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions Investment Banking. Mr. Thomas holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.


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