Waldorf, Maryland, July 16, 2012 - Community Bank of Tri-County recently announced that Michael L. Middleton, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, has been named 2012-2013 Chairman of the Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) Board of Directors.
"It is an honor to serve as the Chairman of the MBA," said Michael Middleton. "With the reality of change upon us, the theme for the association during the 2012-2013 year is 'transitions.' As an industry, it is important for us to embrace the changes that are coming and adapt appropriately; ultimately providing a better banking experience for our customers."
Michael Middleton has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank of Tri-County since 1979 and has extensive experience in financial policy. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and was Director of the Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia's Baltimore Branch. Mr. Middleton is also the Vice Chairman of the College of Southern Maryland and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of CPAS and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Middleton is a graduate of Bellarmine University and earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at The University of Maryland.
Founded in 1896, the Maryland Bankers Association serves as the only Maryland-based trade group representing banks in the state. The MBA assists the financial services industry and works to maintain the competitiveness of the banking industry by making Maryland banks stronger and more successful.
Community Bank of Tri-County is the oldest independent financial institution headquartered in Southern Maryland with eleven branches and over $950 million in assets. Community Bank of Tri-County branches are conveniently located throughout Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary's counties, in Maryland and in King George, Virginia.