Community Bank of the Chesapeake Opens New Full-Service Branch In Downtown Fredericksburg

Waldorf, Maryland, April 8, 2016 — Community Bank of the Chesapeake is thrilled to announce the opening of their new branch in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. The full-service branch, located on 425 William Street, offers personal and business services, friendly banking connections and innovative financial solutions. 

“It is a pleasure working in a bank that continues to grow and develop while still holding true to its community values,” said Becky Henderson, Executive Vice President, Director of Sales of Community Bank of the Chesapeake. “We look forward to forming lasting relationships and expanding our local reach in the Fredericksburg community. We hope to, as always, provide exceptional service and convenience to our existing and prospective customers.”

The layout follows the same design of Community Bank’s other branches, containing a modern, friendly and convenient interior. It will complement the current services in the Central Park branch, with features such as of a drive-thru, ATM and night depository. Community Bank has had a solid team in place in Fredericksburg, including Gale Marshall, Branch Market Manager, Tony Farland, Senior Lender, Benjamin Hall, Commercial Loan Officer, David Belman, Commercial Loan Officer and Laura Thessin, Commercial Loan Officer since opening its Commercial Lending Center in 2013 and Central Park Branch in 2014. The Bank will be making special retail and business offers in honor of the opening.

“I am especially excited about the branch location,” said Gale Marshall, Assistant Vice President, Branch Market Manager of Community Bank of the Chesapeake. “By offering services such as a drive-thru in downtown Fredericksburg, we are able to provide practicality and convenience for our busy customers. We also look forward to participating in several community events, such as First Friday art walk.”  

Community Bank of the Chesapeake will be hosting the formal ribbon cutting ceremony on May 16, 2016 at 12 p.m. We welcome all members of the community to attend.

Lobby and Drive-thru hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  

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 five 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). More information about Community Bank of the Chesapeake can be found at