Bank of Georgetown Hires Richard Bernardi as Senior Loan Officer and Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending
Washington, Oct. 20, 2010 — Bank of Georgetown, a leading community bank chartered in Washington, D.C., has hired Richard Bernardi as senior vice president of commercial lending to support the bank’s growing client base in Northern Virginia and provide leadership to commercial real estate lending bankwide.
“We are very excited to have Rich as a part of the Bank of Georgetown team,” said Mike Fitzgerald, president and CEO of Bank of Georgetown. “His extensive experience in commercial lending will be a great asset to customers and will support our efforts to expand further in Northern Virginia."
Bernardi has more than 25 years of experience in lending in the commercial and real estate sector, most recently working with Fulton Bank as senior vice president of real estate lending in Herndon, Va.
“Because of Bank of Georgetown’s strong reputation and successful growth, my new position affords me the opportunity to bring lending support to an expanded group of business owners and commercial real estate organizations,” said Bernardi. “I am excited to be part of such a successful bank that is expanding its footprint throughout the Greater Washington area.”
Bernardi earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.
About Bank of Georgetown
Bank of Georgetown is a Washington, D.C.-chartered community bank with branches in Georgetown, Friendship Heights, Penn Quarter, at Connecticut and L, at Franklin Square, in the Courthouse area of Arlington, Va., and in Bethesda, Md. The bank specializes in helping local organizations with their banking needs by delivering competitive loan, deposit and cash management products and services. All Bank of Georgetown associates are experienced banking professionals dedicated to premier customer service. Founded in 2005 by Chairman Curtin Winsor III and President and CEO Mike Fitzgerald, Bank of Georgetown offers unique customer-focused and technologically advanced services in order to maximize the relationship banking experience for its clients. More information about the bank is available at www.bankofgeorgetown.com.
Contact: Kristina Messner, Focused Image (for Bank of Georgetown), 703-678-6023, firstname.lastname@example.org.