Sept. 12, 2012
-- [Reston, VA] [September 11, 2012] – John Marshall Bank, one of the fastest-growing community banks in the Washington metro area, received accolades from the Commonwealth of Virginia for abiding by the highest banking standards and exercising sound financial practices during difficult economic times.
Virginia Delegate and Majority Caucus Chairman, Tim Hugo-40th District, representing portions of Fairfax and Prince William counties, introduced the resolution. Speaking before the bank’s board of directors at its September meeting today, Hugo said, “The accelerated growth of John Marshall bank locally and on a national scale is impressive. In times when economic stability is uncertain, it is essential we celebrate businesses, and their leaders, that have a positive impact on our community. John Marshall Bank is doing just that. Working closely with the business community to achieve greater financial strength while also focusing on charitable giving has earned John Marshall Bank respect around the Commonwealth. This resolution is well-deserved, and it is my privilege to personally present it to John Marshall Bank’s board of directors,” continued Hugo.
The commendation credits John Marshall Bank for a strong community focus, sound business practices and high-principled management. This success, as stated in the summation of the resolution, has elevated the bank and therefore the Commonwealth to national prominence. “It is an honor to receive this recognition,”
said John Maxwell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are dedicated to preserving its significance for many years to come.” .
“We understand the needs of our community – small businesses, individual customers and local charities alike,” continued Maxwell. “That is why the cornerstone of our business model is based largely on people.”
John Marshall Bank first opened to the public under that name in Falls Church, Virginia in May 2008. During the three years since, the bank has grown almost 1500% which lead to recognition as the fastest-growing bank in the DC metro area. John Marshall Bank was awarded Five-Star recognition by BauerFinancial;
this distinction is only given to the strongest financial institutions in the Nation.
Please visit http://www.johnmarshallbank.com
For more information or to schedule an interview with a John Marshall Bank spokesperson, please contact Bruce Gemmill of John Marshall Bank at 703-584-0870 or email@example.com