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Kristen Owen Named Next Leader in Banking

Chestertown, MD

Chesapeake Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce that Kristen Owen, Assistant Vice President and Investment Adviser Representative, has been named a Next Leader in Banking by Maryland Bankers Association. She recently was honored at the MBA’s Bank Next Conference attended by Glenn Wilson (President & CEO), Patricia Stanley (Senior VP & CFO) and her husband, Chris.

Next Leaders is an annual award that distinguishes up-and-coming leaders in the Maryland banking industry. The criteria to be eligible for this nomination consisted of being a Maryland banker, age 50 and under, an outstanding employee, manager or business leader and someone who has made notable impact within their bank and community. Dozens of applications were reviewed by an independent panel who selected ten awardees.

“Kristen’s excellent work at Chesapeake Bank and for our community made her an ideal candidate for this award.” remarked Glenn Wilson, Chesapeake’s President and CEO. “We are very proud of her selection”.

“It is a pleasure and a privilege to work for a community bank where I’ve had the opportunity to make personal connections with a number of inspiring business leaders,” remarked Owen. “Working with Downtown Chestertown Association and other local non-profits has been immensely rewarding, and I’m proud of Chesapeake’s commitment to community involvement.”

Owen began working at Chesapeake Bank and Trust Company in 2005, shortly after graduating from McDaniel College with a B.A. in History. She grew up in Kingstown and now lives in Fairlee. Owen is President of Downtown Chestertown Association and also serves on committees for Greater Chestertown Initiative and Garfield Center for the Arts.

The office of Chesapeake Investment Services is in Chesapeake’s main branch located at 245 High Street, Chestertown, Maryland. Owen can be reached at 410-778-1600 or kristen.owen@ceterais.com.

 

About Chesapeake Bank and Trust

Chesapeake Bank and Trust is a full-service community bank founded in 1986, locally-owned and directed by area business and community leaders. The Bank is committed to providing area residents and business owners a full suite of financial products and an unparalleled level of individual service.