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Section 1: 8-K (ACCESS NATIONAL CORPORATION 8-K)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K

Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

November 14, 2018

Date of Report

(Date of earliest event reported)

Access National Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Virginia

 

000-49929

 

82-0545425

(State or other

jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

1800 Robert Fulton Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA  20191

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(703) 871-2100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

n/a

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company   

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   


Item 8.01

Other Events.

On November 14, 2018, Access National Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Access National Corporation, issued a press release announcing the promotion of Roland St. Clair-Barrie to Vice President in its commercial lending team.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.

On November 15, 2018, Access National Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Access National Corporation, issued a press release announcing the hiring of Daniel L. Hampton as Senior Vice President in its commercial lending team.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a)

-

Not applicable.

 

(b)

-

Not applicable.

 

(c)

-

Not applicable.

 

(d)

Exhibits.

 

Exhibit 99.1      Press release dated November 14, 2018.

 

Exhibit 99.2      Press release dated November 15, 2018.


Signatures

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

ACCESS NATIONAL CORPORATION

 

(Registrant)

 
 
Date: November 15, 2018 By:

/s/ Michael W. Clarke

 
Name:

Michael W. Clarke

Title:

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit 99.1

Access National Bank Promotes Roland St. Clair-Barrie to Vice President in Its Commercial Lending Team

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 14, 2018--Access National Bank (“Access”) has promoted Roland St. Clair-Barrie to Vice President in its Commercial Lending team.

“Access National Bank has proven its commitment to our clients through accessibility, knowledge of the local economic environment, and agility in responding to their needs,” St. Clair-Barrie said. “I am proud to continue serving our diverse clientele and continue building more long-term business relationships with the professionals in our expanding footprint.”

St. Clair-Barrie joined Access in November 2016 as Assistant Vice President in its Commercial Lending team, focusing on growing the Bank’s commercial lending portfolio in various segments.

In his expanded role, St. Clair-Barrie will continue his contributions to the Bank’s portfolio growth through commercial and industrial (C&I) financing, asset-based lending (primarily to government contractors), and commercial real estate transactions, serving small- to middle-market businesses with $1-$200 million in annual revenue.

St. Clair-Barrie’s career began upon his graduation from the University of Lynchburg with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. Prior to becoming a lender, he worked as a commercial underwriting analyst and bank officer, supporting the credit, risk management, regulatory, and distribution functions of commercial customers.

He is also an active member and contributor to many local organizations, including the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Reston Chamber of Commerce and the Small and Emerging Contractor’s Advisory Forum.

“Roly approaches every current and prospective client with the goal of creating immediate value through his vast market knowledge and ability to provide full-service financial solutions,” said David Talebian, EVP and Group Manager at Access. “He is a client-focused banker and we look forward to his continued success as we continue to grow.”

Access National Bank and its Middleburg Bank division collectively serve the needs of businesses with $1-$200 million in revenue, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families in Metro Washington, D.C. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Access National Bank and its Middleburg Bank division are subsidiaries of Access National Corporation, which includes divisions specializing in residential mortgage lending and trust and wealth management. Access National Corporation trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "ANCX." Additional information is available at AccessNationalBank.com. Member FDIC.

CONTACT:
David Talebian
EVP & Group Manager
703-871-2100

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Section 3: EX-99.2 (EXHIBIT 99.2)

Exhibit 99.2

Access National Bank Welcomes Government Contractor Banker, Daniel L. Hampton, SVP, to Its Expanding Commercial Lending Segment

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 15, 2018--Access National Bank (“Access”) welcomes Daniel L. Hampton as Senior Vice President to its expanding government contracting commercial lending segment.

“I have always admired Access National Bank as one of the most trusted banks in our market, especially among the government contracting community,” Hampton said.

Hampton previously worked as the lead government contracting lender at John Marshall Bank and Alliance Bank here in Northern Virginia. He specializes in creative solutions tailored to each client’s lending, depository, and cash management needs.

Hampton’s banking career began at BB&T upon his graduation from Elon University’s Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management Information Systems. While at BB&T, he jumpstarted his career as a commercial lender through their Management Development Training Program.

“As a government contracting-focused lender, it is exciting to join a team that understands the unique needs of this industry,” he added. “Access has the expertise and solutions to assist not only government contractors but other industries as well. I look forward to building on their trend of excellence.”

In addition to his lending career, Hampton is active in his community. He founded and currently serves as the President of Backpack Buddies Foundation of Loudoun, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps school-aged children in Loudoun County access meals on the weekends. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Leesburg, having served as their Treasurer and President.

“Daniel is an experienced government contracting banker and adding him to our growing team further demonstrates the Bank’s commitment to this market,” said Adam Nalls, SVP and leader of Access National Bank’s government contracting segment. “Our clients will benefit from his knowledge across all areas of lending and depository services.”

Access National Bank and its Middleburg Bank division collectively serve the needs of businesses with $1-$200 million in revenue, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families in Metro Washington, D.C. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Access National Bank and its Middleburg Bank division are subsidiaries of Access National Corporation, which includes divisions specializing in residential mortgage lending and trust and wealth management. Access National Corporation trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "ANCX." Additional information is available at AccessNationalBank.com. Member FDIC.

CONTACT:
Adam Nalls
SVP & Group Manager
703-871-1361

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