Daily News: June 25, 2018

Wright Joins Access as Commercial Lending SVP


Access National Bank hired Mark E. Wright as senior vice president of its commercial lending team.

“As consolidation in the industry brings increasing changes to the banking landscape, it is easy to recognize the value community banks provide to local businesses,” Wright said. “Access is a distinguished market leader in delivering tailored solutions to its clients, and I am delighted to be part of the team.”

Wright has more than 30 years of experience at both large regional and community banks, with experience in commercial lending for a variety of industries.

He began his banking career at a community bank in Roanoke, VA before accepting a position at SunTrust in Northern Virginia, serving the needs of commercial clients. Afterward, Wright spent 10 years in community banking, expanding his focus to include commercial real estate.

“I am thrilled to welcome a banker of Mark’s caliber to our team, as we continue expanding our commercial lending portfolio,” said Mark Moore, president of Access National Bank. “He embodies the trusted advisor model of Access National Bank, and our current and prospective clients will benefit from his expertise.”