Waldorf, Maryland, March 6, 2013 – Community Bank of Tri-County is pleased to welcome M. Arshed Javaid, President and Founder of Smartronix, Inc. and Kate Zabriskie, Owner of Business Training Works, to the Board of Directors for Community Bank of Tri-County, effective January 23, 2013.
"We are excited to have Mr. Javaid and Mrs. Zabriskie join our Board of Directors," said Michael Middleton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank of Tri-County. "As leaders in our communities, they bring to the Board expertise and insight that will be invaluable as Community Bank of Tri-County continues to expand throughout the region."
M. Arshed Javaid founded Smartronix, Inc. in 1995, and has extensive experience in business management and community relations. Currently, he serves on the Historic Sotterley Inc. Board of Trustees and is actively involved with the St. Mary’s Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Maryland Navy Alliance.
Kate Zabriskie established Business Training Works almost 15 years ago; a company which supports both local and national businesses. Business Training Works provides soft-skills training specializing in leadership development. Currently, she serves on the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland Board of Directors.
"Arshed and Kate bring with them unique perspectives that we plan to leverage to help grow the bank in our communities," said Bill Pasenelli, President of Community Bank of Tri-County. "As business owners, they understand the challenges that face many of our clients.Their first-hand experience will help us to better develop strategies to prosper in the current financial market and to successfully meet the needs of our customer base."
Community Bank of Tri-County is the oldest independent financial institution headquartered in Southern Maryland with eleven branches and over $975 million in assets. Community Bank of Tri-County branches are conveniently located throughout Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties, in Maryland and in King George, Virginia.