FVCbank announces strong growth in both deposits and loans for the year ending 2008, the bank’s first full year of operation.
For Immediate Release — January 28, 2009
David W. Pijor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, announced L. Burwell Gunn has been appointed to the position of President and Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Gunn will continue to serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank. As President and Chief Operations Officer, Gunn will be the senior executive for business, civic and philanthropic leadership for FVCbank. He will continue to work to strengthen communication and integration among the bank’s business lines and strive to continuously improve customer experience, grow revenue and represent FVCbank in the community.
“Burwell is an experienced banker who has been an effective champion for business growth, community investment and neighborhood vitality in the Northern Virginia market,” said Pijor. “With his considerable financial services and broad based business experience, we are fortunate to have such a strong, proven member like Burwell on our team. In his role as President and Chief Operations Officer, he will be strategically responsible for the continued growth and successful delivery of products and services for all business segments.”
A thirty-six year professional commercial banker, Mr. Gunn was previously employed as Senior Vice President, Senior Lender and Not for Profit Division Head at TD (formally Commerce) Bank, Fairfax County, Virginia.
Mr. Gunn stated, “FVCbank’s management is aware of avenues in which the bank has the opportunity to show its commitment to the community. It is a pleasure to be a member of a home based community bank that takes pride in serving the day-to-day needs of small business customers in the Northern Virginia area.”