Scully Is Chair Elect of Maryland Bankers Association

Mary Ann Scully
Howard Bank President & CEO Mary Ann Scully has been chosen Chairman-Elect of the Maryland Bankers Association, which represents 1,800 branches of state commercial banks and thrifts.

Scully is a lifelong banker with over 30 years of varied executive experiences in the Maryland marketplace. In 2003, she headed the organizing team for Howard Bank, the first new bank to open in the county in 15 years. Prior to organizing Howard Bank, she was employed by Allfirst Bank (formerly The First National Bank of Maryland and now M&T Bank) from 1973-2003. Included in the positions she held were Executive Vice President for Regional Banking, Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Senior Vice President / Group Head of International Banking.

A resident of West Friendship, Scully is Chair of the Columbia Foundation, Howard County's community foundation, and a trustee of Howard County General Hospital and of the Horizon Foundation.

In 2007, Mary Ann was recognized as an honoree in the Howard County Women's Hall of Fame. She was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. In 2002, 2005 and 2007, Mary Ann was recognized as one of Maryland's Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, and was a 2008 Daily Record Influential Marylander. She was the BWN Woman of Distinction in 2008, received the United Way of Central Maryland's Clementine Peterson Award, was one of the Baltimore Business Journal's 2004 “Enterprising Women” and is a 2008 Seton Hill University Distinguished Alumni and a 2005 Alumni Laureate honoree for Loyola College

Howard Bank opened in August of 2004. It has branches in the Village of Hickory Ridge in Columbia, on Snowden River Parkway in Ellicott City, on Johns Hopkins Road in Maple Lawn and at the intersection of Route 40 and Centennial Lane in Ellicott City. It also has a branch on Annapolis Exchange Parkway in Annapolis.

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