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Virginia Commerce Bank proudly announces the recent appointment of Christopher J. Ewing as Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Ewing joins the Bank with over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently he was Senior Vice President of Retail Banking Operations and Support Services for Beneficial Bank in Philadelphia. Previously, he held similar senior management positions at Capital One Bank and Commerce (TD) Bank. With expertise in strategic planning and project management, Mr. Ewing will play a pivotal role in taking the Bank’s operations and technology systems to a higher level of sophistication, further enhancing the Bank’s reputation as Northern Virginia’s premier community bank. In his new role, Mr. Ewing will be responsible for the strategic management of all operations and technology of the Bank, including deposit and loan operations, loan administration, information technology, and business process improvement.
Christopher J. Ewing, Virginia Commerce Bank (Photo: Business Wire)“I am honored and excited to be part of the executive management team at Virginia Commerce Bank,” said Ewing. “The Bank has a well-earned reputation for customer service and community involvement and always strives for excellence. I am thrilled to be part of this organization and I look forward to working with management to continue to drive the Bank’s strong performance.” Peter A. Converse, President and CEO, commented, “The Board and executive management are delighted to welcome Chris to our team. We will benefit from his extensive banking knowledge, leadership skills, and operations and technology experience as we enhance our infrastructure to support our future growth beyond $3 billion in assets.” Established in 1988, Virginia Commerce Bank (NASDAQ:VCBI) is a full-service, community bank headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with over $2.9 billion in assets. The Bank serves the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg markets with twenty-eight branches, a mortgage lending office and a wealth management services department. For further information about VCB’s many services and a map of convenient locations, please visit our Web site at VCBonline.com. © 2011 Virginia Commerce Bank. All Rights Reserved.