The Bank’s greatest asset is its team.

Our market leadership includes experienced bankers who are committed to being a part of the communities we serve, and our executive management boasts more than 125 years of combined financial services and community banking experience.

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Mark Merrill

Chairman & CEO

Mark S. Merrill joined Old Dominion National Bank as Executive Vice President in December 2015, bringing 16 years of banking and financial services experience in the Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland markets. In June, 2016, Mark was promoted to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, and then in July 2019 to Chairman & CEO.

Mark is a thought leader and motivated team player with professional experience that includes being a seasoned executive leader in community banking at a high-performing and the fastest-growing startup bank (Tower Bancorp, Inc. and Graystone Bank) in Pennsylvania history, an executive leader at two of the largest community banks headquartered in the D.C. Metro Area (EagleBank and Virginia Commerce Bank), a founder of a technology and social good startup, and a C.P.A. and Financial Services advisor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, the largest professional services firm in the world.

Mark has led corporate strategic initiatives side-by-side with the President and CEO, and Board of Directors of three multi-billion dollar community banks from 2006 to 2014. His areas of focus include: leadership development, servant leadership, strategic alignment, workplace culture, recruitment, build and retain high-performing teams, capital markets (private placement common equity and debt offerings, initial public offerings and related NASDAQ listing, and publicly issued common equity), core business expansion with profitable growth (regional alignment, strategic deployment of capital, and profitability measurement), mergers and acquisitions, finance, accounting, tax, treasury, asset-liability and risk management functions, investment securities portfolio management, and shareholder relations.

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Jack Infield


Jack joined Old Dominion National Bank in August 2016, and currently serves as President for Old Dominion National Bank and Centre 1st. In this role, Jack has been instrumental as a leader in bringing shareholders into the bank’s successful capital raise in 2016, and is tasked with oversight of ODNB’s strategic initiatives, commercial real estate lending and shareholder relations.

Jack is a seasoned banker with more than four decades of community bank experience, including serving as a Regional President for two successful de novo startup banks and playing key executive leadership roles at regional banks with assets ranging from under $500 million to more than $60 billion. Most recently, he served as Regional President for Graystone Bank and its successor Susquehanna Bank.

Jack is passionate about giving back to his community. He has served as Chair of United Way Board as well as Campaign Chair for the United Way, President of the Downtown Improvement District, Fund Raising Chair of the YMCA. Currently he is Chair of the Centre County Industrial Authority and General Authority, Chair of Centre County Children’s Advocacy Center, and serves on the Boards of the Penn State Renaissance Committee, the J B Griffith (Shaner) Foundation and the Centre County Sports Hall of Fame.

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Eric Kraytz

Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking

Eric Kraytz joined the Old Dominion National Bank Family on July 27, 2018, bringing more than twenty years’ experience in commercial lending, market development, business leadership, and turnaround experience in Pennsylvania, Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina. Eric’s role with Centre 1st Bank, a division of Old Dominion National Bank, is commercial development in the Pennsylvania market through commercial lending and deposit growth.

Prior to joining Old Dominion, Eric served as vice president and senior vice president with several major banking institutions throughout Pennsylvania and Virginia. Eric has also served as a CFO in the manufacturing industry.

Professionally, Eric holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Pittsburgh in Business Management with a minor in Labor Relations. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s School of Commercial Lending at Bucknell University, graduating with honors, as well as the RMA School of Uniform Credit Analysis in Leesburg, Virginia.

As the proud father of two, Eric’s passion for the community can be realized in the organizations he volunteers his time. Several organizations Eric has been involved with include Centre County United Way, Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County, Leadership Committee of the Virginia Mariners Museum, State College Downtown Improvement District, Virginia Ship Repair Association, United Way of Hampton Roads, Small Business Development Center of State College, PA. and surrounding counties.

Eric is currently on the Corporate Board at Strawberry Fields in State College, PA. He is a seven-year volunteer for the Friends of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington DC, as well as a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior’s Project and Folds of Honor.

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Travis Corkery

Senior Vice President, Residential Lending

Travis joined Old Dominion National Bank in June 2018 as the Vice President, Regional Manager for Residential Mortgage Lending in PA. He is charged with developing and growing our Residential Lending and Mortgage Lending operations in PA.

He brings 14yrs of Residential Mortgage Lending experience with him to Old Dominion. He worked as a residential loan officer at Graystone Bank and Susquehanna Bank and most recently as the regional sales manager for residential lending at Ameriserv Bank. He is a United States Marine and a graduate of Penn State University. Travis lives in State College with his wife Jill and their 2 children. He is very active with the Toys for Tots campaign and coaching various youth sports in the State College area.

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Jeffrey Barnes

Vice President, Commercial Lending

Jeffrey joined Old Dominion National Bank in January 2021 as AVP, Commercial Portfolio Manager for the Centre 1st Bank division. He is responsible for business development and maintaining loan and deposit customer relationships in the Bank’s PA division, Centre 1st Bank.

Jeffrey was born and raised in State College. He took a brief hiatus in Virginia for college and entry into the workforce and returned to Centre County in 2011 when he began his banking career. Prior to Old Dominion, he worked at Graystone Bank, Susquehanna Bank and most recently BB&T in both retail and commercial banking positions. Jeffrey currently resides in State College with his wife, they enjoy traveling, skiing, hiking and attending PSU football games.

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Jerilinn Stewart

Executive Assistant

Jerilinn joined Old Dominion National Bank in November 2017 as an Administrative Assistant in the commercial division of the bank. In a short period of time, she was promoted to an Assistant Vice President and Executive Assistant to the bank’s President where she oversees commercial activities, the lending group and the bank’s local Board. In addition, she deals with investor relations for the Pennsylvania Division, Centre 1st.

Jerilinn previously worked for Graystone Bank’s Central Pennsylvania’s market. Born and raised locally, she has two children, Alex who is in the Marines and Ashley who has graduated and intends on going to medical school.

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Seth Smith

Senior Vice President, Market Executive

Seth Smith joined Centre 1st Bank in November 2021 as Senior Vice President, Market Executive for Pennsylvania. In his role, Seth leads efforts to expand the bank’s reach across the Commonwealth while assisting Centre 1st’s group of talented commercial, business and retail bankers to deliver industry leading, customer focused solutions and service. Prior to joining Centre 1st Bank, Seth served as Senior Vice President and Business Banker for Reliance Bank in Blair County and Senior Vice President and Area Executive for State College for Ameriserv Bank.

Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management from the Coastal Carolina University in 2001 and graduated from the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking in 2019.  He serves as Vice President of the board for Rotary Club of Altoona, Vice President of the board of the Blair Regional YMCA, board member of Southern Alleghenies Service Management Group, Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Blair County Airport Authority, Leadership Blair County Alumni and Leadership Centre County Alumni. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry.

Smith came to Blair County in 2011, and resides in Hollidaysburg with his wife, Nicole, three sons, Hudson, Gracen and Eli, their dog Sam and two cats Zoe and Oliver.

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Kristen Piro

Loan Administrator/ Portfolio Manager

Kristen Piro joined Old Dominion National Bank in February 2023 as a Loan Administrator/Portfolio Manager for the Centre 1st Bank division. She is responsible for monitoring the bank’s commercial loan portfolio and helping to create a streamline process for loan closings.

With over twelve years of experience in banking, Kristen most recently worked in residential mortgage lending at Jersey Shore State Bank. In addition, she has prior accounting experience in both the private and non-profit sectors.

Kristen is a graduate of Wilmington University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance. She is proud to be born and raised in State College, having only left to attend college in Delaware. She currently resides in Pennsylvania Furnace with her husband, Jim, daughter, Cianna and their dog, Winston.

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Kevin Albrigo

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer

Kevin Albrigo joined Old Dominion National Bank in November 2016, to serve as Executive Vice President, Lending, and was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer in July 2019. As SEVP, Kevin is responsible for leading efforts with executive management to develop and implement appropriate revenue solutions, focusing on commercial real estate, healthcare and professional services, non-profits and associations. He manages a team of industry leaders maximizing portfolio growth and profitability through effectively planning, developing, and implementing the organizations lending strategies.

Prior to joining ODNB, Kevin served as the Managing Director at SunTrust Private Wealth Management, where he led multiple teams across the Mid-Atlantic region focused on delivering tailored wealth and financial services for physicians and their practices.

A community bank veteran, Kevin began his banking career in 1996 in the management trainee program at First Virginia Bank. Following various leadership roles in retail banking and consumer and commercial lending, Mr. Albrigo left First Virginia in 2003 (shortly after the BB&T acquisition) to join Arlington based Virginia Commerce Bank. As Senior Vice President in the Alexandria and Vienna lending teams, Mr. Albrigo developed a focus in healthcare banking providing high-quality loan portfolio growth as the bank reached milestone achievements exceeding $1B and then $2B in total assets.

In 2010, Mr. Albrigo joined WashingtonFirst Bank to establish and lead its Healthcare Division, where he rapidly expanded the bank’s loan portfolio through concierge-style service within healthcare, real estate, and private banking. During his six-years with WFB, Mr. Albrigo served on the bank’s credit quality review teams supporting the acquisitions of Alliance Bankshares and Millennium Bank, NA propelling the bank above $1B in total assets.

A graduate of Villanova University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is a registered investment professional, and has completed the Virginia Banker’s Association School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business.

Kevin has been a resident of Northern Virginia since 1976, and is actively involved in the community as a youth athletics coach and with several non-profit organizations and their fundraising committees. Residing in Lansdowne, Kevin and his wife Molly, are parents of four boys.

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Penny Bladich

Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer

Penny Bladich is Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, responsible for overseeing all aspects of commercial lending, while working with a team of seasoned bankers to grow and manage the Bank’s commercial loan relationships.

Prior to joining ODNB in 2017, Penny served as Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Cardinal Bank, where she was responsible for the business development efforts of a team of commercial lenders, business development officers and branch managers, while managing a sizable commercial loan portfolio. Prior to joining Cardinal in 2008, Penny’s banking career has included positions as a Vice President and Commercial Lender for BB&T and a Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Lender for TIB Bank. Before entering the banking industry, she worked for a leading global alternative investment management firm with a focus on high-net-worth families and for one of Florida’s largest privately-owned development companies.

Committed to the community, Penny currently serves on the Board of Directors for the PGA Reach Middle Atlantic Section and is the Immediate Past Board Chair for Medical Care for Children Partnership Foundation (MCCP). Additionally, she is active in various chambers, networking and civic organizations in the Northern Virginia and DC Metro region.

Penny holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing from the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University, is a graduate of The Virginia Banker’s Association School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business and Leadership Fairfax, Class of 2012.

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Marsha Bradshaw

Executive Vice President, Head of Consumer Lending

Marsha Bradshaw joined Old Dominion National Bank in June 2022 to serve as Executive Vice President, Head of Consumer Lending. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of consumer lending including loan production, product development, compliance and consumer credit risk.

Marsha has 30 years of consumer lending and banking experience in the Northern Virginia and D.C. Metro region.  Most recently she held the position of Vice President, Real Estate Lending with Tower Federal Credit Union where she managed loan originations, operations and servicing.  Prior to that, Marsha was the Senior Vice President, Mortgage Division of WashingtonFirst Bank, from 2013 to 2015 and Senior Vice President, Mortgage and Consumer Lending for Virginia Commerce Bank from 2004 to 2013.

She holds a B.S. in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University and completed the Certified Financial Planner curriculum with College for Financial Planning, Denver, CO.

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Sushil Clarence

Executive Vice President, Chief Banking Officer

Sushil Clarence, joined Old Dominion National Bank, as Executive Vice President, Commercial Lender, and was promoted to EVP, Chief Banking Officer in July 2019. Sushil will focus on serving commercial clients primarily in Greater Washington’s government contracting and technology industries, as well as, Treasury Services.

Sushil has 30 years of financial services experience in the region, the last 13 of which he spent with Cardinal Bank, as an Executive Vice President and Manager of the company’s Government and Technology Group. Prior to that, Sushil was a Senior Vice President and City Executive for BB&T from 1998 to 2003. From 1990 to 1995, he was a Senior Vice President at Columbia First Bank in Arlington, Va. A lifelong Washington D.C. metro banker, Sushil began his banking career in 1985 with the National Bank of Washington.

The Rockville, Md. resident earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota and M.B.A. in Finance from the University of North Texas. He also earned a B.S. in Physics from Osmania University in India.


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Frank Grace

Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer

Frank joined Old Dominion National Bank in January 2024 to serve as Chief Business Development Officer. He is leading the banks Title & Escrow Services Division as it continues to expand deposit relationships from across the county.

Frank has worked in the community banking industry for over 45 years with most of that time serving in leadership roles at community banks located in the Greater Washington area. Frank joined ODNB from Capital Bank, where he served as Executive Vice President since 2017. Prior to that, he served as Market President at United Bank.

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Richard Horn

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Rick joined Old Dominion National Bank in August 2019 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, bringing almost 30 years of legal, corporate and bank regulatory experience. At Old Dominion, Rick will join the bank’s executive management team and will offer legal and strategic guidance to the business and operational functions of the bank. He will also focus on expanding and developing the bank’s relationships with business and community leaders in the Greater Washington, DC market.

Prior to joining Old Dominion, Rick served as a founder and the Chief Operating Officer of VisionBank (in organization), helping to organize the bank’s founding group, board of directors, and senior management team. Prior to that, Rick served as a founding director and general counsel of WashingtonFirst Bank, where he managed the bank’s regulatory, compliance and governance functions. Before joining WashingtonFirst, Rick was in private practice with Bracewell, LLP for 17 years, representing clients in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals, and in state and federal agency proceedings in a broad array of business and commercial disputes.

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John Hunter

Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

John currently serves as Executive Vice President, Credit for Old Dominion National Bank. John is responsible for the management and administration of the Bank’s credit guidelines and metrics ensuring appropriate credit risk mitigation.

Prior to joining ODNB, John as a Senior Credit Manager at Cardinal Bank in McLean, Virginia. John’s Banking career spans more than 30 years. John has a wealth of credit management and oversight experience; previously holding roles in the credit function with SunTrust Bank, CCA Financial Services, Inc., Crestar Bank and Signet Bank. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Villanova University.

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Howard Stein

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Howard S. Stein joined Old Dominion National Bank in 2017 from MY CU Services LLC, a provider of payment and technology services for credit unions, where he served as Chief Operating Officer for five years.

Prior to that, he served as Chief Information Officer and Director of Operations at Graystone Bank in Pennsylvania for more than 6 years. Mr. Stein was part of the team that started Graystone Bank, the fastest-growing startup bank (Tower Bancorp, Inc. and Graystone Bank) in Pennsylvania history. He began his banking career in 1993 with Waypoint Bank(formerly Harris Savings Bank), where he worked for nearly 12 years. Mr. Stein earned his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University in 1992.

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Lilah Yosufy

Executive Vice President, Chief Deposit Officer

Lilah Yosufy has joined Old Dominion National Bank, bringing 24 years of commercial banking experience to her role, with a focus on growing the Bank’s commercial deposit relationships in Northern Virginia and the D.C. Metro region, specifically in the title, government contracting, healthcare, nonprofit and professional services industries.

Most recently, Lilah served as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Service Officer for United Bank following its acquisition of Cardinal Bank. In her position, she was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the local business community, by providing innovative solutions to her clients for cash management and deposit service needs. Prior to United Bank, Lilah’s banking career has included positions as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Service Executive for Cardinal Bank and a Vice President and Branch Manager for BB&T Bank. Lilah has been a long-time resident of Northern Virginia.

Committed to the community, Lilah is active in the community through her participation in various chambers and other networking and charitable events.

Lilah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from Marymount University. She is a graduate of The Virginia Banker’s Association School of Bank Management at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business and Leadership Fairfax, Class of 2008.

Lilah resides in Mclean with her husband and two children.

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Jim Abdo


Mr Abdo is the President and CEO of Abdo Development, a leading D.C. developer specializing in adaptive re-use of urban properties primarily in the Washington metro area and throughout Northern Virginia. In addition to his deep knowledge of the Greater Washington real estate market, Abdo brings prior bank board experience.

Mr. Abdo served on the Bank of Georgetown Board and its Loan Committee for eight years until its 2016 merger with United Bank. Mr. Abdo is active in the local business community and philanthropy, as he currently serves on the board of the Institution of Current World Affairs, is an Honorary Trustee of Arena Stage and is a member of the Federal City Council. Mr. Abdo earned his B.A. in Sociology and History from The College of Wooster.

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Brian Athey


Mr. Athey is the Founder and President of Congressional Capital, LLC. In addition to his work at Congressional Capital, LLC, Mr. Athey is the President of Congressional Properties, Inc., which develops residential and commercial projects in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Athey received his B.A. with Distinction from the University of Virginia in 1999 and received his J.D. from the William and Mary School of Law in 2003. After graduating from law school, Mr. Athey was a law clerk for the Honorable Claude M. Hilton, who was then the Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. After completing his clerkship, Mr. Athey practiced law at Reed Smith, LLP from 2004 through 2006. In 2006, Mr. Athey left Reed Smith, LLP to focus on the management of his family real estate assets and to work as a Washington, D.C. area advisor to a large real estate private equity fund. In 2008, Mr. Athey joined Webster Book, LLP, where he was a trial lawyer with particular focus on real estate litigation and federal court litigation. While practicing law at Webster Book, LLP, Mr. Athey managed his family real estate assets and managed Capitol Properties, Inc. Mr. Athey has been a director of the Bank since 2018.

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Jennifer Bognet


As Executive Vice President of Bognet Construction, Ms. Bognet works closely with the Bognet executive team and is oversees many aspects of the firm including corporate strategy, customer & community relations, human resources and IT. As a member of the Bognet Construction board of directors, she was involved in the implementation of a new corporate structure that extended ownership to three new equity partners in 2017.

She personally visits active job sites weekly to ensure the highest quality is being delivered to our customers. Prior to joining Bognet Construction, she worked in the software industry in both sales and systems engineering for Oracle Corporation and Marriott International. She is very active in commercial real estate industry organizations and in the business community including The Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Tysons Partnership. Ms. Bognet has her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in Information Systems from George Mason University, and an Executive Education from Harvard Business School. Additionally, she was recognized as Washington Business Journal's, Women Who Mean Business Class of 2014, Bisnow Commercial Real Estate Power Woman in 2014, and Bisnow Commercial Real Estate Woman of Influence in 2017.

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Joseph J. DiPasquale


Mr. DiPasquale is a Partner at Lowenstein Sandler, LLP, with an office in Washington, D.C. His practice encompasses corporate restructuring, complex bankruptcy, debtor/creditor rights, corporate transactions, and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience working with clients in a wide range of industries, including health care, hospitality, energy, real estate, retail, distribution, manufacturing, and finance.

For more than two decades, Mr. DiPasquale has built a strong record of success serving as lead counsel, trusted advisor, strategist, and fiduciary in high-stakes insolvencies. He represents debtors, creditors’ committees, Chapter 11 and 7 trustees, receivers, assignees, equity holders, secured creditors, private equity/hedge funds, and other parties. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. DiPasquale served on the managing board of directors of Team Capital Bank (TCB) and chaired the bank’s risk committee. He was involved in the June 2014 merger of TCB into Provident Financial Services (Provident Bank), a publicly traded company. From 1994 through 1997, he was a principal of NJ Lenders Corp., one of the largest mortgage banking firms in New Jersey. In 1994, he was appointed to the New Jersey Criminal Disposition Commission by Governor James Florio. Mr. DiPasquale also serves as a director on the board of Cornerstone Family Programs & Morristown Neighborhood House. He previously served on the board of directors of the New Jersey Friends of Roger Williams School of Law Foundation as well as the fundraising committee of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. After completing law school, Mr. DiPasquale served as the law clerk for the Hon. William F. Tuohey of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. DiPasquale has been a director of the Bank since January 2019.

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Charlene Friedman


Charlene Friedman is the Chief Financial Officer of the Friedman Real Estate Group located in State College Pennsylvania. Her company manages an impressive portfolio of over 140 properties which includes hotel, retail, commercial and residential units. Ms. Friedman brings a wealth of experience to the real estate industry as an owner, manager and teacher. She holds several professional designations to include a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) to name a few.

The Friedman family’s contributions to the Central Pennsylvania marketplace have had a significant positive influence for many years. Charlene has lived in Central Pennsylvania for over 40 years and has been active as a teacher through Penn State using experience for real estate ownership and management. In addition, she has had a dominant role in community development and philanthropy serving on boards and officer positions using her role to give back. The Ed and Charlene Friedman Family Fund, initiated with an estate gift from Ed upon his passing in 2020, serves as a beacon of hope providing essential funding for non-profits and families in need.

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Ambrish Gupta


Dr. Gupta is a recognized Board-certified physician with decades of experience in the healthcare industry, and currently serves as the President and Physician of Medical Associates of Northern Virginia.

He is also an active real estate investor in the Greater Washington, D.C. market, and an Assistant Professor at George Washington University. Also, Dr. Gupta has a broad range of Board and governance experience ranging from serving on medical Boards to a role as a director of an advisory Board for a regional community bank, and a former director of a $500 million asset bank and holding company in the Mid-Atlantic region. Dr. Gupta has been a director of the Bank since 2018.

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Robert C. Hubbell


Robert Hubbell currently serves as Principal and President for Brookfield Residential. In addition to his position at Brookfield, Mr. Hubbell is also an owner and investor in a mortgage company, multi-family residential housing projects, and three golf clubs in the Northern Virginia area.

He is a member of the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the leader of the Building Leaders Group made up of the executives of the top 20 Public and Private Buildings in the Washington metropolitan area. He sits on the Board of the Lisa Sechrist Memorial Foundation that provides scholarship funds for women in higher education. He also currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Land Development Design Initiative (LDDI).

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David W. Levy


Mr. Levy is an investment banker currently serving as a Managing Director at Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Levy’s career spans over 40 years and includes serving as Vice-Chairman of Investment Banking and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group at Cowen & Company from 2009 to 2010, and serving as Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns from 2005 to 2008.  Prior to Bear Stearns, Mr. Levy spent over 23 years at Citigroup Global Markets as a Managing Director and Head of the Bank and Financial Services Group, and Salomon Brothers Inc. as a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Department.  Mr. Levy currently serves on the Board of Directors of FirstSun Capital Bancorp, a bank holding company with approximately $7.1 billion in assets.  He received his B.S. in Economics, and an MBA in Finance, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Levy has been a director since 2013.

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Alfred H. Moses


Mr. Moses is currently Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of Promontory Interfinancial Network, the largest provider of deposit allocation services to U.S. banks, Co-Founder Emeritus of Promontory Financial Group, a leading global financial services risk management and regulatory compliance firm, and Senior Counsel in Covington & Burling LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. He is also currently a member of the Diplomatic Council on Energy Security (SAFE), chair of UN Watch, co-chair of the Board of Governors of Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv, chair of the American Jewish Committee’s National Advisory Council, and a member of the International Board of Atidim, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Metropolitan Club.

His distinguished career in public service includes serving the Carter administration as Special Advisor and Special Counsel to the President, as well as the Clinton administration as Ambassador to Romania and Special Presidential Envoy for the Cyprus Conflict. Mr. Moses worked over two decades to free Jews and others in Communist Romania, for which he was honored in 2002 as the only American to be awarded Romania’s Marc Cruce medal. He is a published author who has written and lectured extensively on banking, legal, international relations and social issues. A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Moses served as an active duty intelligence officer and on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations. He received his B.A. degree with Highest Distinction from Dartmouth College, did graduate work at the Princeton Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and received his JD from Georgetown University Law School. Mr. Moses has been a director of the Bank since July 2019.

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Mayur N. Patel


Mr. Patel is the co-founder and currently a principal of Laughner Patel Developers, LLC (LPD). LPD provides real estate development services for projects ranging from medical office buildings to commercial office buildings, including bank branches, to hotels. LPD specializes in the design, development and construction of these real estate facilities.

Before founding LPD, Mr. Patel served as general counsel to Hersha Hospitality Trust, a publicly traded hospitality REIT. During his time there, Hersha moved from the AMEX to the New York Stock Exchange, and the company grew from 19 hotels located primarily in the Northeastern United States to 85 hotels located throughout the country. As general counsel, he completed over one hundred real estate and financial transactions as well as helped the development of real estate projects throughout the East Coast, including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Harrisburg, PA. Mr. Patel graduated from Randolph Macon College in Ashland, VA with BA’s in International Relations and Political Science, then earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the Villanova University School of Law, and is a licensed Pennsylvania attorney. Mr. Patel has been a director of the Bank since 2018.

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Robert E. Poole, Jr.

Director & Lead Independent Director

Mr. Poole is CEO of several companies including S&A Homes, a home building and land development company, Poole Anderson Construction, a construction management design / build and general contracting firm, Allied Mechanical and Electrical, a comprehensive electrical, HVAC and plumbing contractor, and Space Mart Development Company, LP, a property management company, all based in Central Pennsylvania.

S&A Homes, Inc. has consistently been listed as one of the top builders of single and multi-family residential homes in the country and in 2016, Affordable Housing Finance listed S&A’s Affordable Housing Division on their list of Top 50 developers. As CEO of Space Mart and Partner in Urban Storage Fund, he has developed self-storage facilities along the east coast. Mr. Poole develops and invests in many areas of Real Estate including apartments and retail centers. Mr. Poole has served on the Geisinger Health Board of Directors since 2005. Mr. Poole is Chair of the Schreyer Honors College Advisory Board and serves on the Board of Visitors for the Smeal College of Business. Mr. Poole’s service also included serving on the boards of several public bank and bank holding companies including United Federal Bank, Waypoint Financial Corp., Tower Bancorp, Inc., and Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. Mr. Poole earned a B.S. degree in accounting at Penn State in 1972 and an M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson. Mr. Poole was recognized with Penn State’s Alumni Fellow Award in 2001 and the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006. Mr. Poole is a member of the President’s Club, the Atherton Society, and the Laurel Circle of the Mount Nittany Society. Mr. Poole has been a director of the Bank since 2018.

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William G. Reilly


William Reilly is currently the President of Champion Title, Sterling, Virginia, a title insurance and real estate settlements company. Mr. Reilly also is the managing member of Navy Federal Title, Prestige Title, PSR Title, Tandem Title, CWC Title, HRC Title, Stratford Title, Fortified Title, Washington Metro Title, and Pantheon Title.

Mr. Reilly is an experienced bank director, and was a founding board member of Reston, Virginia-based WashingtonFirst Bank, and its parent company WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc., from 2004 until its sale to Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. in 2017. He is currently on the board of the Melanoma Research Foundation, as well as, managing member of DC Wings of hope.

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William H. Shawn


Mr. Shawn is an established legal professional with a distinguished background working in business and law. As Co-Managing Partner of ShawnCoulson International Lawyers since 1986, based in its offices in Washington, D.C., he has deep experience representing clients with a specific emphasis in ethics, intellectual property, antitrust, transactions, and regulatory affairs.

Shawn is also an owner of the Exclusive Automotive Group of Northern Virginia automobile dealerships, a partner in SilverArrow Americas, an international private equity company, member of District of Columbia Bar Association, and serves as an adjunct professor and an emeritus member of the Dean’s Board of Advisors at his alma mater, The George Washington University Law School. He also earned a B.A. from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. Mr. Shawn has been a director of the Bank since 2018.

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