St. Mary's County

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Ernest is responsible for the supervision and development of the commercial relationships and loan activity for Charles and St. Mary’s County. Prior to joining Community Bank, he was an assistant vice president and commercial and consumer loan officer at First National Bank of St. Mary’s (now PNC Bank). 

Ernie attended the College of Southern Maryland and graduated from Maryland Bankers School. He also trained in the credit department of Mercantile Bank, Baltimore and completed Omega for Commercial Lending to Business Consumer Lending. Additionally, he has completed various courses through the American Institute of Banking and with Robert Morris Associates. 

Ernie is an advisory board member of the College of Southern Maryland, St. Mary’s County and a board member of the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce. He is the past board of trustees’ president at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Inc., past president of the Leonardtown Lions Club and past president of the Seventh District Rescue Squad Auxiliary. 

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As a Commercial Lender for Community Bank of the Chesapeake, Erin is dedicated to providing custom solutions in order to fulfill the lending needs of our customers. She is responsible for growing the commercial lending portfolio in the St. Mary’s County market.

Erin has over 15 years of experience in the Banking Industry. She joined Community Bank in 2013 and worked as a Commercial Credit Analyst and Underwriter prior to becoming a Commercial Lender. In 2020, she graduated with honors from Maryland Banking School. She obtained her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from the College of Southern Maryland and is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration through the University of Maryland Global Campus. Erin is a St. Mary’s County native and takes pride in being an active member of the community. She currently serves on the board for Health Share of St. Mary’s.