Congressional Bank has hired Craig Underhill as president of the Community Banking Division, a newly created position.

Prior to joining Congressional Bank, Underhill served as president and Chief Executive Officer for Freedom Bank of Virginia where he tripled the bank’s asset size during his eight-year tenure. He has also held leadership positions with Potomac Bank, Allfirst Bank, Central Fidelity, and Dominion Bank over a 30 plus year career in banking.

“The board and I are very excited to add Craig to our highly talented and experienced leadership team at Congressional. Craig will contribute significant strategic focus to our community banking activities across the metropolitan area. His long track record as a successful leader, lender and business partner will allow us to attract and expertly service new lending and deposit clients as well as to grow our talented team of banking professionals,” said Don Cole, CEO.

Congressional Bank, headquartered in Bethesda, MD, services the Washington, D.C. metro region from its network of branches in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.