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Officers & Directors

Executive Officers

James W. Cornelsen
President & Chief Executive Officer

James W. Cornelsen, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank. He joined Old Line Bank as President and Chief Executive Officer and became a member of its Board of Directors in 1994. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. since its incorporation in April 2003. He has over 35 years of commercial banking experience. Mr. Cornelsen serves on the American Bankers Association (ABA) Community Bankers Council, as well as on its Administrative Committee, the ABA Payment Solutions Board of Directors and the ABA Board of Directors Fund for Economic Growth. Additionally, Mr. Cornelsen serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, The Foundation Schools, and the Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable. He is the Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce and the Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s Ryken High School, Leonardtown, Maryland. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Maryland Financial Bank and the Board of Directors of the Maryland Bankers Association, in addition to serving on various committees of the Maryland Bankers Association. He also previously served on the ABA Membership Committee and the Board of Directors of Historic Sotterley Plantation, and is active in many community organizations. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Cornelsen’s qualifications to serve on the Board and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. include his many years of banking experience and proven leadership in the success of these companies combined with his leadership as Chair of the Loan and Asset and Liability Committees.

Elise M. Hubbard
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Hubbard brings 20 years of accounting and management experience, including 15 years in the commercial banking industry. Ms. Hubbard has worked for Old Line for a total of 14 years and has served as Senior Vice President of Accounting since 2013 and Chief Financial Officer since 2014. Ms. Hubbard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with minors in Business Management and Human Resources from the University of Maryland. She is a native and resident of Charles County.

M. John Miller
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

M. John Miller, has served as Old Line Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer since January 2014. Prior to that he had been a Senior Vice President of Old Line Bank since 2011. He is also responsible for managing the special assets at Old Line Bank. Prior to joining Old Line Bank, he was a Senior Vice President for Commercial Real Estate Lending and Special Assets at Bank Annapolis from 2007-2010. From 1998-2007, he was a Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Lending at Annapolis Bank & Trust. Mr. Miller has also developed residential property to include custom waterfront homes. He has over 38 years of banking and real estate development experience.

Mark A. Semanie
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark A. Semanie, joined Old Line Bank in January 2013, as Executive Vice President of Old Line Bank and Old Line Bancshares. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer in May 2013. Prior to joining Old Line Bank, Mr. Semanie had served as Chief Financial Officer of Carrollton Bancorp and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carrollton Bank, located in Columbia, Maryland, since January 2010. Prior to that he was a self-employed business consultant specializing in the financial services industry from January – December 2009 and was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Bay National Bank from October 2000 through December 2008. Mr. Semanie passed the CPA exam in 1985 and worked in public accounting from 1985 until 1993.

Jack G. Welborn
Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer

Jack G. Welborn, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, joined Old Line Bank in August 2005 as a Commercial Lender responsible for our College Park Loan Production Office. Beginning in 2012 he served as a Senior Vice President and Group Leader for the bank and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer in January 2018. He has over 40 years of banking experience in the Washington, D.C. area specializing in commercial transactions. Prior to joining Old Line Bank, Mr. Welborn was a Commercial Lender for Branch Banking & Trust.

Board of Directors

Craig E. Clark
Chair

Craig E. Clark, retired in 2006 as President of Waldorf Carpets, Inc., a wholesale and retail flooring company, which he established in 1969. Mr. Clark is a founder of Old Line Bank. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bank since 1994 and of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. since its incorporation in 2003 and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bank since 1988. Mr. Clark is a member of each of the Board of Directors’ committees with the exception of the Loan Committee and Risk Committee and serves as the Chair of the Strategic Opportunities Committee. The Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank believe that Mr. Clark’s experience managing and operating his own business, his affiliations within the local community and his active involvement in the founding and oversight of Old Line Bank uniquely qualify him to be Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Clark demonstrates his commitment through his involvement in all levels of Board governance. He additionally lends his expertise and experience to a myriad of special projects including but not limited to business development, branch expansion and overall asset growth.

Gregory Stephen Proctor Jr.
Vice Chairman

Gregory S. Proctor Jr., is President and Chief Executive Officer of G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc., a Maryland registered lobbying and consulting firm, which he established in 1995. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank since 2004. He currently serves on the Loan and Compensation Committee, the Corporate Governance Committee and the Strategic Opportunities Committee. The Board of Directors believes his qualifications to serve as a Director of Old Line Bank and Old Line Bancshares, Inc. include his legislative knowledge, his management and consulting skills and his business affiliations in our market area.

Rosie Allen-Herring
Rosie Allen-Herring is a national expert on public private partnerships, philanthropy and business strategy. She currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA).

Rosie is recognized as a thought leader who demonstrates the ability to convene public private entities, to leverage talent and resources and create collective impact in communities across the region and beyond. She has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance, strategic leadership, public and private partnerships, corporate philanthropy and community investment.

Formerly, Rosie was the Managing Director of the Community Investment and Engagement Division at Fannie Mae. In that role, she led Fannie Mae’s corporate philanthropic strategy, and oversaw the organization’s social responsibility investments and employee engagement efforts nationwide.

Prior to Managing Director at Fannie Mae, she served as the National Regulatory Compliance Manager, Housing & Community Development. She was also the Senior Deputy Director, Washington, DC Community Business Center. Ms. Allen-Herring serves in key leadership roles with several organizations including serving on the Board of Directors for the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Washington Area Women’s Foundation and MedStar Health, Inc.
Steven K. Breeden

Steven K. Breeden served as a director of Bay Bancorp since 1995 and of Bay Bank since April 19, 2013 until April 13, 2018, when they merged into, and he became a director of, Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank, respectively. Between 1995 and April 19, 2013, he served as a director of Carrollton Bank. Mr. Breeden is a principal in Security Development Corporation, a diversified real estate development company located in Howard County, Maryland. Mr. Breeden has been with Security Development since 1980, where his work has involved financial analysis of commercial and residential real estate projects, economic modeling and daily project monitoring. He is responsible for the company’s banking relationships. Mr. Breeden holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Loyola University and BS in Economics and Business from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Breeden, who serves on the Board’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee, has served as a director of the Company since 1995 and of the Bank since April 19, 2013. Between 1995 and April 19, 2013, he served as a director of Carrollton Bank, which merged into Bay Bank on such date.

James R. Clifford Sr.

James R. Clifford, Sr. has been a director of Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank since July 28, 2017. Mr. Clifford is a land use attorney focusing on development and commercial projects in Montgomery County, Maryland. In this regard, he advises property owners regarding the development potential of their individual property and property assemblages, the possibility of preservation easements, estate planning and contract negotiations relating to property sales. He has been a partner in the law firm of Clifford Debelius Boynton & Hyatt in Gaithersburg, Maryland, since 1983, including 15 years as outside counsel for Union Home Loan. He served as a director of DCB Bancshares and Damascus Community Bank from 2007 until July 28, 2017, when they merged into Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank, respectively. Mr. Clifford is also a part-time farmer in Montgomery County and previously served for six years on the Montgomery County Agricultural Advisory Committee and is the former Chairman of the Real Property Review Board for Montgomery County. He is also a former Board Member and District Chair of the National Capital Area Council Boy Scouts of America, former Scout Master and former Eagle Advisor for local Boy Scout Troop 1094 in Darnestown, Maryland.

James W. Cornelsen

James W. Cornelsen, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank. He joined Old Line Bank as President and Chief Executive Officer and became a member of its Board of Directors in 1994. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. since its incorporation in April 2003. He has over 35 years of commercial banking experience. Mr. Cornelsen serves on the American Bankers Association (ABA) Community Bankers Council, as well as on its Administrative Committee, the ABA Payment Solutions Board of Directors and the ABA Board of Directors Fund for Economic Growth. Additionally, Mr. Cornelsen serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, The Foundation Schools, and the Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable. He is the Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce and the Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s Ryken High School, Leonardtown, Maryland. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Maryland Financial Bank and the Board of Directors of the Maryland Bankers Association, in addition to serving on various committees of the Maryland Bankers Association. He also previously served on the ABA Membership Committee and the Board of Directors of Historic Sotterley Plantation, and is active in many community organizations. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Cornelsen’s qualifications to serve on the Board and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. include his many years of banking experience and proven leadership in the success of these companies combined with his leadership as Chair of the Loan and Asset and Liability Committees.

Stephen J. Deadrick

Stephen J. Deadrick, CLU, CIC, has been a director of Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank since July 28, 2017. He has owned Day, Deadrick, & Marshall, Inc., an independent insurance agency that employs 20 people in Beltsville, Maryland, since 1991. Mr. Deadrick has worked in the insurance industry as an independent agent for 39 years. He also owns DDM Real Estate Ventures, LLC. Mr. Deadrick served as a director of DCB Bancshares and Damascus Community Bank from 1999. He was elected to serve as Chairman of the Personnel/Compensation Committee in 2003, where he continued to serve in that position until 2015 when he was elected to be Chairman of the Board. In 2016, he was elected to serve as Chairman of the board of DCB Bancshares, and continued to serve until July 28, 2017, when they merged into Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank, respectively.

James F. Dent

James F. Dent, is a founding member of Old Line Bank and has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1988. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. since its 2003 incorporation. Mr. Dent was a successful businessman, owning and operating an award-winning State Farm Insurance Agency from 1961 until his retirement in 2006. Additionally, he served on the boards of, and led various non-profit, charitable and service organizations, chaired the Economic Development Commission and was president of the Maryland Association of Counties, was appointed to lead other county and state commissions/committees, and served as County Commissioner for eight years. Mr. Dent currently serves on the Loan and Compensation Committees. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Dent’s more than 50 years’ successful experience in the insurance industry in our market area, his active involvement in the founding and continued oversight of Old Line Bank, and his extensive experience providing community leadership uniquely qualify him for his membership on the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank.

Andre' J. Gingles

Andre' J. Gingles, has been the owner of Gingles, LLC, a law firm now located in Laurel, Maryland, since 2003. Mr. Gingles’ practice concentrates on large mixed use projects involving land use, zoning and government relations. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank since June 2011. Mr. Gingles is an accomplished and effective senior executive with extensive management and leadership experience in the public and private sectors. Mr. Gingles has served in the Prince George’s County Government in multiple capacities and provides counsel to several metropolitan real estate development companies on a variety of business and land use issues. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, Washington, D.C. and a Juris Doctorate degree from Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA. He holds membership in a number of professional and community organizations to include serving as Chairman of the Foundation Schools and Past Chairman of Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for District 13, Prince Georges County, Maryland. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Gingles’ extensive knowledge of Old Line Bank’s market areas and familiarity with businesses located in those areas provides significant assistance to Old Line Bank in achieving business development goals and market growth. Currently, he is a member of the Asset and Liability and the Corporate Governance Committees. His experience working with local government and his extensive legal background provide additional insight to the Board with regard to future planning and strategic development.

Thomas H. Graham

Thomas H. Graham, has served as Vice President of People Strategy and Human Resources at Pepco Holdings Inc., a regional energy holding company that provides utility service to more than two million customers, since August 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Graham held several positions at the company since 1986, including Pepco Region President, Pepco Regional Vice President, Manager, Strategic Accounts and Manager, Billing Services and Investigations. He is responsible for developing and implementing enterprise-wide policies and programs encompassing all aspects of human resource management including employment, employee and labor relations, employee benefits, succession planning, compensation, development, diversity programs, and management and employee assistance. Mr. Graham currently serves on the board of the Center for Energy Workforce Development (Immediate Past Chair) and Maryland Chamber of Commerce (Immediate Past Chair). Mr. Graham is also on the boards for Heroes, Inc., Excellence in Education Foundation for Prince George's County School System, Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable, Mid-Atlantic Plan Sponsors and Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation. Other affiliations include Leadership Maryland, Leadership Montgomery, American Association of Blacks in Energy (DC Chapter President) and Leadership Prince George’s (Immediate Past Chair). Mr. Graham has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc., and Old Line Bank since November 2013. The Board of Directors believes his qualifications to serve as a Director of Old Line Bank and Old Line Bancshares, Inc. include his exceptional leadership and management expertise and his business affiliations in our market area. He is currently a member of the Asset and Liability Committee and the Risk Committee.

Eric D. Hovde

Eric D. Hovde became a director of Old Line Bancshares on April 13, 2018. He is an active entrepreneur who has started and managed numerous business enterprises. Mr. Hovde is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of H Bancorp LLC, a $1.8 billion private bank holding company with banking operations on both the east and the west coasts of the United States. Additionally, Mr. Hovde serves as Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of Hovde Properties, LLC, a real estate development and management company where he oversees management of the company and all large development projects. Mr. Hovde also founded and previously managed Hovde Financial, an investment banking company, and Hovde Capital, an asset management company. Throughout his career he has also served as a director on numerous bank boards and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Sunwest Bank in Orange County, California. Additionally, Mr. Hovde is a significant stockholder and board member of ePlus, Inc., a leading value-added reseller and lessor of technology products and services. Mr. Hovde, along with his brother, created and funds the Hovde Foundation, an organization that actively supports two central missions – clinical research to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis and charitable relief for children in desperate need. The Foundation has established Hovde Houses throughout many countries around the world. He earned his degrees in Economics and International Relations at the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Hovde served as a director of Bay Bancorp and Bay Bank from September 2013 until April 13, 2018, when they merged into Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank, respectively.

Gail D. Manuel

Gail D. Manuel, is the owner and a Director of Trinity Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum in Waldorf, Maryland. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Charles County Chamber of Commerce, past member of the Charles County Planning Commission and past President of Charles County Zonta Club. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bank since 1992 and Old Line Bancshares, Inc. since its incorporation in 2003. Ms. Manuel serves on the Risk and Compensation Committee. The Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank believes that Ms. Manuel’s qualifications for serving on the Board of Directors of Old Line Bank and Old Line Bancshares, Inc. include her many years of active involvement with the Board of Directors, her experience owning and operating a small business in our market area and her long standing affiliations with the local business community.

Jeffrey A. Rivest

Jeffrey A. Rivest, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center from 2004 through his retirement in August 2015. In this position he was responsible for all aspects of organizational strategy and operations for a 750 bed academic medical center with 7,000 employees. From 1988 through 2004, he held several positions at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, starting with Senior Vice President for Clinical and Ambulatory Service, moving on to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and finishing his time there as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Rivest has additionally held seats on multiple Boards, which currently include the University Care Board of Directors since 2006, the Maryland Medicine Comprehensive Insurance Program Board of Directors Executive Committee since 2010, and the Maryland Medicine Comprehensive Insurance program Board of Directors since 2005. He previously served on the Maryland Highway Safety Foundation Board from 2009 through 2010, the United Way of Central Maryland Board from 2010 through 2012 and Maryland Hospital Association Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees from 2007 through 2009. Mr. Rivest has served as a director of Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank since September 2012 and currently serves on the Old Line Bank/Old Line Bancshares, Inc. Corporate Governance Committee, and is the Chair of the Risk Committee. He also previously served on the Audit Committee and the Asset and Liability Committee. The Board of Directors believes Mr. Rivest’s qualifications to serve on the Board center on his extensive management and strategic organizational experience. With local roots and numerous affiliations in the business community, Mr. Rivest provides invaluable business development opportunities to our organization.

Suhas R. Shah

Suhas R. Shah, CPA, is a principal and member of Source One Business Services, LLC, and has served in that capacity since 1986 and is a principal and shareholder of Regan Schickner Shah Harper, LLC. and has served in that capacity since 1986. Source One Business Services, LLC provides cash flow and budgeting analysis, computer consulting and tax planning and preparation for corporations, individuals, estates and trusts, as well as litigation support, financial forecasts and merger and acquisitions advisory services to a variety of clients. Regan, Russell, Schickner & Shah, P.A. is a certified public accounting firm. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares. Inc. and Old Line Bank since January 2006. He currently serves on the Asset and Liability Committee and as Chair of the Audit Committee. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Shah’s qualifications for these positions include his educational background, extensive experience with public and financial accounting matters, his financial expertise, his accounting certification and his affiliations with the business community in our market area.

John M. Suit II

John M. Suit, II, served as Senior Vice President for Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T) from 2003 through his retirement in 2006. From 1996 until 2003, Mr. Suit served as Chairman of the Board of Farmers Bank of Maryland. Mr. Suit also served as President, CEO and Director of Farmers National Bancorp and Farmers National Bank of Maryland from 1989 to 1996. He has served on the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank since 2007. He currently serves on the Audit Committee, the Loan Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Strategic Opportunities Committee and is the Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee. The Board of Directors believes his qualifications for these positions include his financial expertise resulting from his prior Chairman and executive officer positions and his leadership in the banking industry.

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