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Old Line Bank’s James Cornelsen To Be Inducted Into The Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Business Hall of Fame

Company Release - 4/5/2019 2:39 PM ET

BOWIE, Md., April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Old Line Bank’s President and CEO, James W. Cornelsen, will be inducted to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Business Hall of Fame on May 7th at the MGM National Harbor.  He is one of two inductees this year who were nominated by their peers at the chamber and voted in by the Executive Committee. 

James W. Cornelsen
President and CEO – Old Line Bank

Mr. Cornelsen has over 40 years of commercial banking experience and joined Old Line Bank as President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member in 1994.  Under his leadership, the bank has grown to one of the largest community banks in Maryland. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Greater Washington Board of Trade, United Way of the National Capital Area, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, The Foundation Schools, Maryland Humanities Council, and the Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable amongst others. 

The Maryland Business Hall of Fame was established to recognize entrepreneurs and business executives whose contributions, both in business and the community, have helped advance the state’s business climate and quality of life of its residents. 

Past inductees include:

  • Charlene Dukes, Ed. D., President of Prince George’s Community College
  • Norman Augustine, Past Chair and CEO of Lockheed Martin
  • Kenneth H. Michael, Chairman of the Board of NAI Michael

“I personally have known Jim for many more years than the six I have spent at Old Line and have admired from afar and inside the growth and success that Old Line has achieved under Jim’s leadership,” noted Mark Semanie, EVP and Chief Operating Officer.  “I think the Maryland Chamber has made a great choice in Jim’s induction.”

About Old Line Bank

Old Line Bancshares (NASDAQ: OLBK) is the parent company of Old Line Bank, a Maryland chartered commercial bank headquartered in Bowie, Maryland, approximately 10 miles east of Andrews Air Force Base and 20 miles east of Washington, D.C. Old Line Bank has 37 branches located in its primary market area of suburban Maryland (Washington, D.C. suburbs, Southern Maryland and Baltimore suburbs) counties of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s. It also targets customers throughout the greater Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas.

Old Line Bank Contact:
Claudia Hosea
AVP, Marketing Manager
(301) 430-2500

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Source: Old Line Bancshares, Inc.
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