Frank Turner Named Howard Bank's Baltimore Regional Executive

Howard Bank has appointed 35-year banking veteran Frank K. Turner, Jr., Executive Vice President and Regional Executive for Greater Baltimore, President & CEO Mary Ann Scully has announced.

Turner comes to Howard Bank from PNC Bank where he was Executive Vice President, Corporate Banking. He previously was an executive at Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. Mercantile was acquired by PNC in 2006.

"Given Howard's growing base in Greater Baltimore, we are very optimistic that Frank's many skills as a consummate banker, as well as his wealth of practical knowledge of Greater Baltimore, will position both him and us for many successes," Scully said. "We are pleased to have Frank part of the team that will continue to have the impact the bank has had on the communities where we live and do business. We know that Greater Baltimore will be no exception."

Howard Bank is in the midst of an expansion into Baltimore and Baltimore County, where it will open a branch in downtown Towson later this year.

Turner is Treasurer and a Trustee of the Walters Art Museum, a Trustee of the Living Classrooms Foundation and of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School and a member of the Board of Directors of Business Volunteers Unlimited. He lives in Roland Park in Baltimore City.

Howard Bancorp is a bank holding company with total assets of $402 million as of December 31, 2012. Its principal operating subsidiary, Howard Bank, located in Ellicott City, MD, is a growth-focused community bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area through five full service branches and also a regional office in Annapolis, MD. 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.