Christy Lombardi Named Chief Administrative Officer With Community Bank of the Chesapeake

January 12, 2015

William Pasenelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank of the Chesapeake, is pleased to announce the promotion of Executive Vice President Christy Lombardi to Chief Administrative Officer. With this promotion, Ms. Lombardi will be responsible for administrative and corporate governance matters for the Company, while continuing to oversee Human Resources.

"Throughout her years of service to Community Bank, Ms. Lombardi has been a dedicated leader, strategic thinker and a champion for our corporate culture of excellence," Mr. Pasenelli said. "This promotion is a well-deserved recognition of all that she has done to help the Bank and its employees succeed. The other executives and I congratulate her on this accomplishment, and we look forward to continuing to work with her to advance the Bank's mission."

Ms. Lombardi joined Community Bank in 1998, and has served in a variety of capacities. She was promoted to Executive Vice President, Director of Human Resources and Administration in 2014. Ms. Lombardi holds a Masters in Management and is currently pursuing an MBA, which she expects to complete in 2015. She is a graduate of the Maryland Banking School.

Headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland, Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a full-service commercial bank, with assets over $1 billion. Through its 12 banking centers and four dedicated commercial lending centers, Community Bank of the Chesapeake offers a broad range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses. Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: TCFC).