Community Bank of the Chesapeake Announces Management Team Promotions

Waldorf, Maryland, February 3, 2017 — Community Bank of the Chesapeake is pleased to announce two recent promotions to the Management Team. Bonnie Barrett, Branch Market Manager for Calvert County has been promoted to Vice President along with Diane Hicks, as Vice President and Director of Marketing.

“Diane and Bonnie have done an exceptional job leading their teams and efforts. On behalf of Community Bank of the Chesapeake we appreciate all they have done for the Bank and in helping others to succeed,” said William J. Pasenelli, Chief Executive Officer, Community Bank of the Chesapeake. “Their efforts have been instrumental in helping the bank grow and succeed over the years. I look forward to seeing both of these dedicated employees excel and continue to thrive.” 

​​Bonnie Barrett joined Community Bank in 2012 and has over 20 years of banking experience. As Vice President and Market Manager, she is responsible for developing new business in the Calvert County market as well as ensuring the needs of the Bank’s current customers are met. Bonnie earned her associate degree in business administration and graduated from Maryland Banking School in 2002.

In addition to her banking experience, she is also a dedicated member of the Calvert County community. Bonnie currently serves as President of Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum Board of Directors, Secretary of the Solomon’s Business Association, member of the Prince Frederick Rotary Club and volunteers for the Calvert Marine Museum and Calvert Hospice. Bonnie serves on the golf committee for the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce and is running for Mardi Gras Queen for the United Way of Calvert County.

Diane Hicks joined Community Bank in 2006. As Vice President and Director of  Marketing, she oversees the strategic marketing initiatives, media and advertising efforts,  community relations and marketing development to help the Bank grow and prosper.    Diane received her bachelor’s degree in business administration and is a Certified  Financial Marketing Professional through the Institute of Certified Bankers. She currently  serves on the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland’s Grants Committee and the  Board of Directors for the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center  Foundation.

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