Cardinal Bank Sponsors Innovative Technology Platform In Area High Schools To Promote Financial Literacy

Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ:CFNL) announced the continuation of its three-year partnership with EverFi, Inc. Cardinal Bank’s sponsorship provides free access to EverFi’s innovative financial literacy platform to high school students throughout the region. During the 2011-2012 school year, over 2,700 students completed modules in more than 600 topics in financial education, allowing them to become more informed, responsible citizens. More than 1,700 students successfully completed the entire program, earning their Financial Literacy Certification. Cardinal Bank will continue to sponsor all 58 of its current schools in Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William Counties, and in T.C. Williams, Bishop Ireton, and Bishop O’Connell High Schools in Northern Virginia, as well as Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Maryland.

“We are very pleased that our first year of sponsorship positively impacted so many students,” said Bernard H. Clineburg, Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Bank. “We take great pride in our leadership in Financial Literacy Education at all academic levels, and we look forward to continuing to prepare today’s high school students for tomorrow’s realities through our sponsorship of the EverFi platform.”

EverFi’s web-based program uses the latest in new media technologies – video, animations, three-dimensional gaming, avatars, and social networking – to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation. The platform uniquely tracks the progress and score of every student and provides students who successfully complete the course with Certification in Financial Literacy, a valuable mark of distinction on college applications and resumes. Cardinal Bank’s sponsorship allows unlimited students to access this program and achieve their certification at no cost to students, parents, or schools.

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 Trust and Investment Services; and Wilson/Bennett Capital Management, Inc. The Company's stock is traded on NASDAQ (CFNL). For additional information, visit our Web site at or call 703.584.3400.

About EverFi

EverFi, Inc. is the leading education technology company to teach, assess, and certify students in critical skills. EverFi’s education learning platforms include Financial Literacy, Student Loan Management, Digital Literacy, Cyberbullying, Alcohol Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness. The company teams with major corporations and foundations to provide the programs at no cost to K-12 schools. EverFi operates in over 3,700 schools, colleges and universities in the United States including 46 of the 100 largest school districts. Learn more at

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