Access National Bank, a subsidiary of Access National Corporation ( NASDAQ: ANCX), announced today it has hired Fred J. Rubin to serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. In this expansionary role, Mr. Rubin will be responsible for the credit policy, monitoring and reporting of all credit risk activities of the bank. The duties being assumed by Mr. Rubin are being split from the responsibilities of Mr. Robert Shoemaker, who continues to serve as Senior Loan Officer and a Director of both the bank and its holding company, Access National Corporation.

Mr. Rubin has more than 25 years experience in large and small banking companies as well as banking and financial regulatory bodies. According to Access National Bank CEO Michael Clarke, “Fred’s experience and role provide key management components to methodically and safely scale our business to $1 billion in assets and beyond, whether by organic growth or strategic combination. We are extremely fortunate to add an executive to our team with exceptional targeted experience and skill.”

Access National Bank, an independent, nationally chartered bank serving the business community of the greater D.C. Metropolitan area, is a subsidiary of Access National Corporation, headquartered in Reston, Virginia with $805 million in assets reported as of September 30, 2010. Additional information is available on our website at www.AccessNationalBank.com. The shares of Access National Corporation are traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "ANCX".

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