James Estep, Cardinal Bank Vice President, Commercial Lending (Photo: Cardinal Bank)

Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ: CFNL) is pleased to announce that Commercial Lender James Estep has been promoted to Vice President of Cardinal Bank.
James Estep, Cardinal Bank Vice President, Commercial Lending (Photo: Cardinal Bank)

James Estep, Cardinal Bank Vice President, Commercial Lending (Photo: Cardinal Bank)

Estep joined Cardinal’s Lending Team in June 2004, as a Loan Officer on the Retail Lending Team. He transitioned to the role of Credit Analyst in March 2006, and was promoted to Small Business Lending Officer in June of that year. In January, 2011, Estep became a Commercial Lending Officer, managing a commercial loan portfolio focused primarily in Cardinal’s Fairfax West Market.

“James has been a valued member of Cardinal’s Lending Team since joining Cardinal in 2004,” says Dennis Griffith, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. “His well-deserved success is a tribute to his work ethic and talent. I am pleased that his accomplishments are recognized with this promotion.”

Estep holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech, and is an honor graduate of the Virginia School of Bank Management. He is a current student at the Graduate School of Bank Management, Class of 2014. A lifelong resident of the City of Fairfax, Estep serves as an EMT on the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad, where he also serves on the Finance Committee. He was honored as EMT of the Year in 2009 by his previous squad, at the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department. He is a current member, and former board member of the Kiwanis Club of Fairfax, and serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee of The Future Fund.

About Cardinal Financial Corporation : Cardinal Financial Corporation, a financial holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, serves the Washington Metropolitan region through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cardinal Bank, with 27 conveniently located banking offices. Cardinal also operates George Mason Mortgage, LLC; Cardinal First Mortgage, LLC; Cardinal Trust and Investment Services; and Wilson/Bennett Capital Management, Inc. The Company's stock is traded on NASDAQ (CFNL). For additional information, please visit our Web site at www.cardinalbank.com or call 703.584.3400.

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