Daily News: July 31, 2018

Witt Joins Access National Bank as SVP Commercial Lending

Stephen Witt joined Access National Bank as senior vice president, commercial relationship manager to assist commercial lending expansion in Prince William County, VA.

Witt brings more than 15 years of retail, business development, and commercial lending experience in the area with a background in lending in all commercial segments.

“The banking industry is a competitive marketplace, and the local business community thrives on the services provided by community banks,” Witt said. “Access is a leader in supporting the diverse needs of their clients and surrounding communities through on-target financial solutions. I am delighted to be a member of this talented team of bankers and look forward to helping the bank expand their mission while increasing shareholder value.”

Witt began his banking career at First Virginia Bank as a member of its management development program. He later ascended the ranks with increased responsibility at BB&T, Washington First, Virginia Commerce Bank and Freedom Bank. He has also held governance positions with Youth for Tomorrow, Business Finance Group, VBA and Bridlewood Swim Team.

“With 2018 more than half-over, our current and prospective clients are racing to finish the year out strong,” said David Leudemann, executive vice president of Commercial Banking, Middleburg Bank division. “Stephen’s banking background, as well as his commitment to serving his community outside the financial realm, will be the catalyst for our clients to reach their year-end goals while helping them plan for 2019 and beyond.”

Access National Bank and its Middleburg Bank division collectively serve the needs of businesses with $1 million to $200 million in revenue, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families in Metro Washington, D.C.