John R. Maxwell
Mr. Maxwell is Chairman and CEO of the Bank. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of James Monroe Bank from April 1997 until its sale to Mercantile Bankshares Corporation in July 2006. He served with Mercantile until November 2006. Prior to joining James Monroe Bank, he was Senior Vice President – Lending of The Bank of Northern Virginia from 1988 to 1996 and Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of The Bank of Northern Virginia from 1996 to 1997.
Bill Ridenour is President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Credit Officer of John Marshall Bank. Prior to John Marshall Bank he was Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of James Monroe Bank. His background includes over 38 years experience in the banking industry and he has held numerous positions over his banking career including President and CEO of two other local community banks.
His community involvement includes serving on the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the George Mason University Foundation and the Board of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Industrial Revenue Board Authority for the Town of Clifton, VA and is the Chairman of the Community Relations Committee for the Northern Virginia Chapter of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association.
He was previously a Board Member and Fundraising Chairman of the Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) helping abused and neglected children. He served on the Board and as an officer of the Country Club of Fairfax including positions as Treasurer, President and Chairman of the Past President’s Council. He is a 2003 Graduate of the Leadership Fairfax Program and previously served on the Board of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Bill holds a Master of Science Degree in Finance from The American University, Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the National Financial Management Honor Society, a former instructor at the Commercial Lending School of the American Institute of Banking and a graduate of the Commercial Lending Training Program of Chase Manhattan Bank.
Mark D. Moore
Mr. Moore is the Bank’s Chief Lending Officer and Executive Vice President. Mr. Moore has 25 years of banking experience, most of which has centered on commercial lending and investment banking requirements of privately-owned businesses within the Bank’s marketplace. Much of Mr. Moore’s commercial lending career has encompassed the growth financing of emerging businesses, especially government contractors and technology-based firms. From 2001 to 2006 Mr. Moore gained valuable experience as a partner at two distinguished Northern Virginia based investment banking firms — The McLean Group and Longstreet Partners. His commercial banking career has been with excellent institutions in the Bank’s current marketplace — First American Bank of Virginia, George Mason Bank which was acquired by United Bank, and M&T Bank. Throughout his career, Mr. Moore has served in a variety of leadership capacities at prominent business organizations. Currently he serves on the board of directors of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Treasurer, and member of the Executive Committee), the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum “SECAF” (Past Chairman), Leadership Fairfax (LFI Class of 2000), and the Advisory Board of Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business / Finance Department (Chairman of Curriculum Committee, member of Executive Committee). He lives in Vienna with his wife of 24 years and their 3 children.
Carl E. Dodson
Mr. Dodson is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank, and has over 25 years of community banking experience in the Washington metropolitan area. Mr. Dodson was one of the original officers of Palmer National Bank in Washington, D.C., serving as Executive Vice President and senior commercial lender from 1983-1996. Following Palmer’s sale to George Mason Bankshares in 1996, he served as a Senior Vice President of George Mason Bank until 1998. In 1998, Mr. Dodson joined Cardinal Bank as Chief Credit Officer. In 2001, Mr. Dodson was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the parent company, Cardinal Financial Corporation, until May, 2005, when he joined the organizing group of Security One Bank, the predecessor to John Marshall Bank.
Paul W. Bice
Mr. Bice is the Bank’s Regional President for Loudoun County, and has over 24 years of lending experience in Northern Virginia. He joined the Bank in February 2008. He served with James Monroe Bank and its successors, from its organization in 1998 until August 2007. Mr. Bice is a member of a number of Boards in Loudoun County — The Salvation Army in Loudoun County, The Loudoun County Industrial Development Authority, The Friends of the Thomas Balch Library, The Joint Trust Fund Committee for Loudoun County, the Center for the Arts and Grace Ministries. He is a past Chairman of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Harrington is the Bank’s Regional President for Maryland and Washington, DC, and has over 23 years of banking experience in the DC Metro area. Mr. Harrington was with James Monroe Bank prior to its sale to Mercantile Bank in 2006, again serving as the regional president for Maryland and Washington, DC. Throughout his career, Mr. Harrington has developed an expertise in residential and commercial real estate lending. Mr. Harrington was the real estate lending department manager for SequoiaBank prior to its sale to United Bank of Virginia in 2003; he worked with SequoiaBank for over 11 years. He has a long-time affiliation with the Catholic Charities Foundation and the Washington-National Capital Building Industry Association. Mr. Harrington graduated, with honors, from the Maryland Bankers Association’s Banker School in 2001.
Sonia Nga Johnston
Ms. Johnston is the Bank’s Regional President of Arlington County, and has over 27 years of banking experience, 21 of which has been serving Arlington County. She joined the Bank in February 2008. Previously, she was Executive Vice President for James Monroe Bank from 1999-2007 until its sale to Mercantile, which was then acquired by PNC Bank. Prior to joining James Monroe Bank, Ms. Johnston was one of the original officers of Virginia Commerce Bank, serving as Vice President of Business Development/Branch Manager from 1988 until 1999. Ms. Johnston is actively involved in the community and has previously served as a Board Member of the Arlington Red Cross, Arlington Community Residence and Clarendon Alliance as well as currently being a member of the Arlington Kiwanis and Director of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Johnston is a Life Time Member of Leadership of Arlington (Class of 2002).