Howard Bank's Ricci Elected Treasurer of Vantage House Board

Rocco Ricci, Senior Vice President and Loan Operations Manager for Howard Bank, has been elected Treasurer of the Vantage House Board of Directors. Ricci has been on the board since 2001 and previously served on the Finance Committee. Vantage House is an active senior living community in Columbia. It has 222 independent living residences. It is Howard County's only Continuing Care Retirement Community, offering a continuum of living arrangements as well as a fee-for-service option.

Howard Bank is a growth-focused community bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area. As of June 30, 2012, Howard Bank, headquartered in Ellicott City, MD had $356 million in assets and five full service branches and a regional office. Howard Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Howard Bancorp (NASDAQ: HBMD). For information, call 410-750-0020 or visit www.howardbank.com

Source: Howard Bancorp, Inc.