Waldorf, Md., May 12, 2008 - Michael L. Middleton, Community Bank President and CEO, recently celebrated his 35th anniversary with the bank. Mr. Middleton has served as President and CEO of Community Bank since 1979 and is the Chairman of the Board of the bank's parent company, Tri-County Financial Corporation. Mr. Middleton has made a remarkable contribution to Community Bank over the past 35 years.
"Mike is a proven executive with an exceptional blend of strategic, analytic, business and leadership skills," said William Pasenelli, Community Bank Chief Financial Officer. "He is the ideal person to sustain Community Bank's strong performance and lead the Company into the next chapter of its history." Mr. Middleton is a hands-on leader who interacts with the entire staff on a regular basis. He leads by example and is well respected by the staff and directors and throughout Southern Maryland.
Mr. Middleton actively gives of his time to support the numerous civic and non-profit organizations throughout Southern Maryland. He is a contributing member on several boards including the College of Southern Maryland, Community Foundation of Charles County, Chaney Foundation, Sotterley Foundation, and the Energetics Technology Center.
Community Bank of Tri-County is the oldest independent financial institution headquartered in Southern Maryland with ten branches and approximately $600 million in assets. Community Bank of Tri-County branches are conveniently located throughout Charles, Calvert and St. Mary's counties.