James M. Burke is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Community Bank of the Chesapeake. Mr. Burke joined the bank in December 2005. Prior to joining Community Bank, Mr. Burke served as the Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer at Mercantile Southern Maryland Bank in Leonardtown, MD.
In his current capacity, Mr. Burke is responsible for the efficient and effective governance of significant risks and related opportunities, balancing the risk and reward of those opportunities with the Bank's strategic objectives and goals. Mr. Burke is also responsible for coordinating the organization's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) approach.
Mr. Burke received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from High Point College, High Point, North Carolina. He is a graduate of the Maryland Bankers School and the East Carolina Advanced School of Commercial Lending.
Mr. Burke is the Past Chair of Civista Health, Inc. and Chair of the Quality Council for Civista Medical Center. He is on the Board of Directors for the Arc of Southern Maryland and is a member of the Archbishop Neale School Board.