Gregory P. Mellors Joins Bank’s Leadership Team
Alexandria, VA – Burke & Herbert Bank announced today that Gregory P. Mellors will join the Bank on January 19, 2021 as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking. In this role, Mr. Mellors will manage the Bank’s commercial banking business line and play the lead role in developing and implementing strategies to enhance and grow this important business for the Bank. In particular, Mr. Mellors will focus on expanding the Bank’s commercial and industrial (C&I) banking program, which is a top priority for the Bank.
“I am delighted to welcome Greg Mellors to Burke & Herbert Bank,” stated David P. Boyle, the Bank’s President & Chief Executive Officer. “Given the importance of the commercial business to the Bank’s continued growth and success, we conducted an extensive search to identify the right person for the commercial banking leadership role, and I am confident that we have made a great choice. Greg’s significant experience in the financial services industry and in all aspects of commercial banking – new business development, credit and risk management, financial performance, and team leadership and development – is just what we need to move forward with our expansion program.” He added, “Greg’s knowledge of our local market also is a big plus.”
“I am excited about this opportunity to join Burke & Herbert Bank – an institution in the market with a long history of success serving customers and the community,” said Mr. Mellors. “I look forward to taking on the challenge of enhancing and expanding the commercial business to drive additional success for the Bank and its shareholders, leveraging my experiences at both large and small financial institutions.”
Mr. Mellors has close to twenty years of experience in commercial banking in a variety of roles. Most recently, he was in a commercial banking leadership role at Wells Fargo Bank, responsible for leading the Bank’s commercial banking teams in five separate markets throughout central and western Virginia. Prior experience includes business development and credit management roles with increasing levels of responsibility at Insignia Bank and Orion Bank, both in Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida, and at BB&T in Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida and in Charleston, West Virginia. Mr. Mellors earned his MBA at the Mason School of Business Administration at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Smith School of Business in College Park, Maryland.
Burke & Herbert Bank is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, DC area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products and services designed to meet customers’ banking, borrowing, and investing needs. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates more than 20 branches in northern Virginia.
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