Board of Directors
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.
Philip W. Allin
Mr. Allin is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SEI Furniture and Design ~ Supplies Express, Inc. and Office Outfitters, Inc. ~ Office Furniture USA. SEI provides services primarily to the federal and local government. SEI sells office furniture, space planning, and installation services on the GSA Schedule. Office Outfitters sells office furniture, primarily focusing on the private sector, with a business-to-business account base. Office Furniture USA is a well-known and easily recognizable name in the business community, with more than 240 locations from coast-to-coast and on the Web. Mr. Allin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park. In 1984, Mr. Allin began his involvement with Land Use and Transportation issues working on the revitalization of the Downtown Springfield Business District. Since 1992, Mr. Allin has served on the Fairfax County Water Authority Board of Directors both as the Vice Chairman of the Board and Treasurer. Mr. Allin has been involved in several de novo banks in the Northern Virginia area as an organizer and founding shareholder.
Philip R. Chase
Mr. Chase is Owner and Principal of Synergis LLC, a management and small business advisory firm that focuses on strategic planning and CFO support in the government contracting industry. From 2002 to 2004, he was a Senior Manager and Director of Stanley Associates, an information technology and professional services firm located in Arlington, Virginia. Prior to that, he was an Owner, Vice President, and CFO of CCI, Incorporated, a professional services government contractor acquired by Stanley in 2003. He has also worked in the banking industry in a lending and risk management capacity for approximately seven years. Mr. Chase is actively involved with SNVC, a technology government contractor in Northern Virginia, as a Member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Chase has served as a director of the Bank since its organization.
Jean M. Edelman
Ms. Edelman was a co-founder and a Principal of Edelman Financial Services, LLC, an investment advisory and financial planning firm, until its sale in 2005. She remains active with the firm in training and education functions. She is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey (f/k/a Glassboro State), from which she graduated. She is a member of the Nursing Development Board for Inova Hospital.
Michael T. Foster, FAIA
A Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, Mr. Foster is the President of MTFA Architecture, Inc., an award-winning architecture, interiors, and urban planning firm. MTFA is a regional leader in sustainable design and development for commercial, educational, private institutional, and government clients. Mr. Foster is active in the community, having served as Chair of the Arlington Planning Commission and Chairman of the Board of the non-profit organization Community Residences, and numerous other professional, civic, and non-profit organizations.
Subhash K. Garg
Mr. Garg is a co-founder and Principal of Wiener & Garg LLC, a certified public accounting firm in Rockville, MD. At present he is the managing member of Wiener & Garg, LLC. Since June 1978, Mr. Garg has been a member of the American Institute of CPAs and is also a member of the Virginia Society of CPAs.
Mr. Gordon is a founder and CEO of ZGS Communications, which owns and operates ten Spanish-language television stations and three radio properties serving the Hispanic community. ZGS is the largest affiliate of the Telemundo network, with stations in Boston, El Paso, Fort Myers/Naples, Hartford, Orlando, Providence, Raleigh, Springfield, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. ZGS has been a leading Hispanic communications firm for over 20 years and has received numerous awards for its productions, marketing and community programs, among them five Emmys. A native of Peru, Mr. Gordon received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University.
Jonathan C. Kinney
Mr. Kinney is a stockholder at the law firm of Bean, Kinney and Korman, P.C. in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Kinney serves as a Member of the Arlington County Retirement Board and as a Trustee on the Arlington Community Foundation and Community Residence Foundation and is vice-chair of The Clarendon Alliance. For the last 30 years he has been actively involved in Arlington civic matters.
O. Leland Mahan
Mr. Mahan has practiced law in Leesburg, Virginia, for over 40 years. Currently, he is a Senior Partner at the law firm of Hall, Monahan, Engle, Mahan & Mitchell in Leesburg. His primary areas of practice have been litigation, business, land use, real estate, wills and estate administration. Mr. Mahan earned a B.S. degree from Virginia Tech in 1961, and a Juris Doctorate degree in law from the University of Richmond in 1964. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force, serving in the Judge Advocate General’s Corp from 1964 to 1967. He is active in legal and community affairs, being a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Virginia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association and past President of the Loudoun County Bar Association. Mr. Mahan is presently serving as President of the Loudoun Small Business Assistance Center. He has served in leadership roles as a member of the Loudoun County Redistricting Committee, the Loudoun County Economic Development Committee, American Legion, Kiwanis Club and Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Mahan served on the advisory boards of the Virginia National Bank (as Chairman from 1980-1984), NationsBank and George Mason Bank.
Mr. Nguonly is the founder and President of Princess Jewelers, Washingtonian Magazine’s readers’ pick for 2007 and 2008 Best Jeweler in the Washington Metro area. Since 1988, Princess Jewelers has built its reputation as a prominent Washington full-service quality jewelry store. Mr. Nguonly also pioneered the Atlanta-based women’s-only spa and fitness club, Women’s Premier Fitness, serving as President and Chairman. He is an Alumni of College de Valleyfield in Quebec, Canada and holds a Diamonds Diploma from the Gemological Institute of America. Mr. Nguonly is now actively involved with numerous real estate investments nationwide, including expanding projects in Georgia, Texas, Florida, and Washington, DC.