Access National Corporation (NASDAQ: ANCX) (the “Company”), parent company for Access National Bank, announced today that Michael Anzilotti has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective February 18, 2014. Mr. Anzilotti is being appointed as an independent Director and will also serve on the Board of Access National Bank. Mr. Anzilotti will serve on the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees.
Michael G. Anzilotti (Photo: Business Wire)
Most recently Mr. Anzilotti served on the Board of the $2.8 billion Virginia Commerce Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCBI) until its acquisition by United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBS) on January 31, 2014. Mr. Anzilotti was President of Arlington Virginia based Virginia Commerce Bank from 2004 until his retirement in July, 2010. Prior to that, he served as President and CEO of First Virginia Bank from 1995-2004.
“We are extremely fortunate to gain such an experienced banking and business professional,” said CEO Michael Clarke. “His demonstrated leadership and hands-on experience that has covered all aspects of banking, finance and community impact spanning several economic cycles will serve our shareholders well and make a meaningful impact.”
Outside of his banking experience, Mr. Anzilotti has served in a variety of community leadership positions that include: Board Member, Virginia Business Higher Education Council; Board Member, Virginia Tech Board of Visitors; Chairman, George Mason University Foundation; Chairman, Fairfax County School Superintendent’s Business/Industry Advisory Council; Chairman, Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation; Chairman, Coalition for Virginia’s Future; Chairman, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Virginia Business Council; Chairman, Arts Council of Fairfax County; Chairman, Virginia State Chamber of Commerce; Board Member, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance; Board and Executive Committee Member, Northern Virginia Business Roundtable.Michael Anzilotti graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Marketing before earning an MBA at George Mason University. He also graduated from the Stonier School of Banking and holds an Honorary Doctorate from George Mason University as well as an Honorary Associates Degree from the Northern Virginia Community College.