Mr. McCarthy has 18 years of experience in banking and real estate including underwriting experience. Mr. McCarthy has served as Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate and C&I Lending at Revere Bank, headquartered in Rockville, MD. From October 2010 until its sale in September 2016, Mr. McCarthy served as Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer at Bank of Georgetown where he was also responsible for the management of a commercial real estate loan portfolio. Prior to joining the Bank of Georgetown, Mr. McCarthy worked as Associate Director at the mortgage banking firm, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. Mr. McCarthy earned a B.A. degree in Political Science from Lehigh University, is a graduate of ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, University of Pennsylvania, and earned the Wharton Leadership Certificate for Executive Leadership in Banking. Mr. McCarthy has been and is currently active on a number of boards and committees for various organizations in the WMA area since 2002. Mr. McCarthy currently serves as Chair of Sibley Hospital’s Young Professionals Board.
Organizer, Chief Banking Officer
Mr. Higgins, most recently served as Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Commercial Services at United Bank. In this role, Mr. Higgins was responsible for a team of commercial bankers located in DC, MD, VA, and WV which focused on core deposit growth and treasury services. Prior to the acquisition of Bank of Georgetown by United Bank in 2016, Mr. Higgins was employed at Bank of Georgetown since its inception, serving in various positions including Branch Manager, Commercial Loan Officer and most recently, Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development. As Senior Vice President, Mr. Higgins was responsible for core deposit growth and led a team of Business Development Officers. He served as a voting member on Bank of Georgetown’s Officer’s Loan Committee and Asset Liability Committee. Mr. Higgins received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. He is a graduate of ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, University of Pennsylvania and earned the Wharton Leadership Certificate for Executive Leadership in Banking. Mr. Higgins is an active Board member at the Fairfax County Industrial Development Authority and sits on the Executive Committee and Board of Second Story, a non-profit organization focused on serving disadvantaged youth.
Mr. Rodriguez is a seasoned bank executive with over 40 years in banking and finance having served as Chief Financial Officer at four community banks in the Washington Metropolitan Area ranging from $120 million to $4.3 billion. Most recently, Mr. Rodriguez served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Bank of Georgetown from its formation in 2005 until it was acquired by United Bank in 2016. Mr. Rodriguez started his banking career in internal audit and risk management, having held positions as Audit Manager and Senior Risk Officer. Mr. Rodriguez is a Certified Public Accountant. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD and is also a graduate of the School of Banking, University of Wisconsin. He is a member of the AICPA and a member of the Board of Directors of Martha’s Table where he serves at Vice Chair. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Capital Impact Partners and the Board of Trustees of Trinity Washington University.
Organizer, Chief Credit Officer
Mr. McLoughlin most recently served as Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer at United Bank. Prior to its acquisition by United Bank, Mr. McLoughlin served as Senior Vice President, Maryland Commercial Market Leader at Bank of Georgetown. Mr. McLoughlin’s banking experience also includes commercial credit analysis at two regional banks and commercial and residential real estate construction and development financing. Mr. McLoughlin is a graduate of Marymount University, Arlington, VA, with a Master of Business Administration degree, and earned a B.A. degree in Communications from Fordham University, Bronx, NY. He was named a Next Leader in Banking by the Maryland Bankers Association and the Warren Group in 2014. He has been an active member and board member at numerous organizations in the WMA, including Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland, and the Ivymount Corporation.