At FVCbank, we conduct our business both with our heads and with our hearts. That’s why we’re committed to giving back to our communities — to ensure a brighter future for everyone. FVCbank is a family, and we want that feeling of belonging to extend well beyond our walls, spreading out into the communities that we serve. Being a good corporate citizen means actively playing a role in the community; this is why many of our managers, officers and board members are involved in local philanthropic and civic organizations.
We strive both as a company and as individuals to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. FVCbank delivers banking and credit needs to each community, including low- and moderate-income individuals. We do this through our dedicated employees who volunteer their time and talents in each of our local communities.
The positive impact that FVCbank is committed to making is demonstrated by our team members, who believe that one person really can make a difference.
Brittany Bower — Vice President, Branch Manager
Ms. Bowers is a committee member of the Alzheimer’s Association and has also participated in the NOVA Family Services Back to School Event and the Clean the World Soap Drive. Ms. Bower is also the Education Chair for CFCC Young Professionals Committee.
William Byers — Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer
Mr. Byers is the director of Loudoun Water as well as serves on the board of the Loudon County Economic Development Authority.
Alissa Curry-Briggs — Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Real Estate Lending
Ms. Curry serves on the board of directors at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and participates in the ethics and finance committees. She also serves on the board of directors for Doorways for Women and Families, an organization that creates pathways out of domestic violence and homelessness. Additionally, she’s on the advisory board for the Virginia Hospital Center Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle.
Todd Dempsey — Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Dempsey serves on the Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool (CCFP)—Selection Advisory Committee. CCFP funds projects that provide for human services, affordable housing development administration, and construction and acquisition and/or rehabilitation of affordable housing in Fairfax County. He is also the treasurer for the McLean Rotary Club Foundation and a chairperson for the Business Finance Group—Loan Committee. Mr. Dempsey coaches for SYA, CYA and Special Olympics.
Peggy S. Elie — Vice President & Branch Manager
Ms. Elie volunteers at the Embry Rucker Community Shelter, which is a program of Cornerstones. Cornerstones is a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services.
James C. Elliott — Market President — Virginia
Mr. Elliott serves as a director of the Chesapeake Business Finance Corporation (CBFC). CBFC makes SBA 504 loans to businesses in Northern Virginia, Maryland, DC and Eastern West Virginia. He also serves on the board of directors for Prince William Chamber of Commerce and Regents Leadership Prince William.
Patricia Ferrick — President
Ms. Ferrick is a member of the board of directors at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Washington DC.
Brooke E. Johnson — Vice President, Loan Reporting
Mrs. Johnson is a director of the Optimist Club of Central Fairfax, an organization focused on providing hope and positive vision for the youth in our community. Brooke also participates in fundraising for DC Purple Stride for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Anna Keefe — Assistant to Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Keefe is a volunteer, foster and events coordinator for Operation Paws for Homes, Inc., (OPH) a non-profit organization that rescues dogs of all breeds from high-kill shelters in the south. OPH places the dogs in foster homes in VA, MD, DC and Southern PA where they are cared for until adopted.
Tim Moorstein — Senior Vice President, C&I Government Contractor Lending
Mr. Moorstein is on the Advisory Board for City Year DC as well as Fair Chance DC. He also Chairs the Golf Committee for the National Center for Children & Families in Bethesda, MD.
Farideh Mullafiroze — Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer
Ms. Mullafiroze is president of the board of directors of the Clifton Chapter of Business Network International (BNI), a business and professional referral organization.
Michael Nassy — Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Mr. Nassy serves on the board of directors at N Street Village, a group that supports homeless women in DC. He also volunteers as a workshop facilitator for Inroads and serves on the department of finance advisory board for Howard University.
Neena Nohria — Treasury Management
Mrs. Nohria is a Core Team Member of WEF (Women Empowerment Foundation of VA), a nonprofit committed to educating and empowering women in challenging life situations. Neena is also a founding member of the “Mere” Volunteer Group that provides monthly entertainment and socializing activities for Seniors in Fairfax County.
Sharon Ricciardi — Vice President, Director of Business Development
Mrs. Ricciardi has served on the Board of Directors for Life With Cancer, an organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of those affected by cancer, since 2010. She has also been on the Committee for the organization’s annual fundraising event “The Lobster Extravaganza” since 2012. In addition, Mrs. Ricciardi volunteers with the Teach Your Children to Save Program and the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals group.
Christine Rowe — Senior Vice President, Treasury Services Manager
Mrs. Rowe has been a volunteer member of the Loan Review Committee for the Northern Virginia Family Service, Vehicles for Change program since 2008. She meets monthly with the organization to help improve the financial condition of low-income working families across the country and to assist them in overcoming barriers.
Tonya L. Smith — Vice President, Retail Lending
Ms. Smith is an active member of NOVA Family Services and also volunteers for the City of Manassas.
Joshua Steele — Senior Vice President, Commercial Lender
Mr. Steele has served as a Board Member for Citizen Heights Church (DC & VA campuses) for over four years.