Burke & Herbert Bank Appoints New Director
James M. Burke Joins the Bank's Board of Directors
Alexandria, VA, July 22 – Burke & Herbert Bank is pleased to announce that another member of the Burke family has joined the Bank’s Board of Directors. James M. Burke, a brother of the Bank’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hunt Burke, recently was added to the Bank’s Board of Directors with the unanimous approval of the members of the Board.
"I truly am delighted to have Jim join our team" said Burke & Herbert Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hunt Burke. "Jim not only cares deeply about the continued success of the Bank that bears our family name, but also he brings to our Board extraordinary business savvy and expertise that will be of significant value. He is an experienced financial executive and a strategic problem-solver. At the personal level, it will be terrific to be able to work with Jim and to see him more often” he added.
Jim Burke resides in California where he leads Burke Capital Corporation, which he founded in 1991. Burke Capital Corporation provides financial solutions to businesses, including strategic planning, change management, critical problem-solving and succession-planning. Prior to this work, Jim gained significant lending and credit experience with Union Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, both in California. Jim will attend Burke & Herbert Bank Board meetings in Alexandria, Virginia each month in addition to serving on one or more of the Board's committees.
Burke & Herbert Bank, established in 1852, is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products along with trust and wealth management products and services. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia.
Trust and wealth management products and services are not deposits, are not insured by the FDIC or any other government agency, are not guaranteed by the Bank and may lose value.