Howard Bank Names Frank K. Turner Chief Commercial Banking Officer

Howard Bank Names Frank K. Turner Chief Commercial Banking Officer
A fourth-generation banker, Turner is highly regarded and will report to President Robert Kunisch.
Frank Turner

Howard Bank, a growth-focused community bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area, announced today it has named Frank K. Turner Jr., chief commercial banking officer.

Turner, who currently serves as executive vice president, will assume the position immediately reporting to Robert D. Kunisch Jr., president of Howard Bank. 

“Frank not only has the depth of banking experience and market knowledge but is highly respected throughout the region by bankers and business operators alike,” Kunisch said. “He is the perfect choice to lead our growing commercial banking division focused on building relationships with small and medium-size businesses.”

A fourth-generation banker, Turner began his career more than 40 years ago with Baltimore-based Mercantile Bank. He joined PNC Bank of Pittsburgh in 2007 when PNC acquired Mercantile’s parent, Mercantile Bankshares Corporation. At PNC, Turner served as an executive vice president for corporate banking in the Greater Maryland region. In 2013, Turner joined Howard Bank as an executive vice president and regional executive for Baltimore. Over his career, Turner has been involved in aspects of commercial banking including commercial lending, treasury management and loan syndicates.

In addition to his work at the bank, Turner has served on the board of several non-profits including Baltimore Volunteers Unlimited, Living Classroom Foundation and The Walters Art Museum. He currently serves as board chair of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., and his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore. 

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