Commercial & Industrial Lending Team Leader
Lee Pugh is a Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager, and team leader on the Bank’s Commercial & Industrial Lending team. Based in the Fredericksburg, Virginia region, Lee prides himself on building long term, mutually beneficial relationships with a wide range of commercial and business clients. His broad lending background includes crafting deals for medical and dental practices, equipment financing, and commercial real estate lending, in addition to C&I financing.
Lee has over thirty years of experience in banking. Starting as a vault custodian in 1987, his extensive record includes opening new markets, most recently in Fredericksburg for First Citizens Bank, where he served as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker prior to joining Burke & Herbert Bank. Before that, he served in business and commercial banking roles at Royal Bank of Canada/Centura Bank and Bank of Granite, both in Hickory, North Carolina.
Active in volunteer and civic affairs, Lee currently serves as Treasurer of both the Commonwealth Club and Friends of the Rappahannock. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Lenior Rhyne College, and a graduate degree from Louisiana State University, Graduate School of Banking. He and his wife live in Spotsylvania and have three children. In his spare time, Lee enjoys reading, hiking and fly fishing.
417 Wolfe Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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