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Burke & Herbert Bank Welcomes New Board Member

Dr. Sarah E. Nutter Joins Bank's Board of Directors

Alexandria, VA, May 28 – Burke & Herbert Bank is pleased to announce that Dr. Sarah E. Nutter has been elected to the Bank's Board of Directors. Dr. Nutter is the Dean of George Mason University's School of Business, where she also is a professor of accounting. With the addition of Dr. Nutter, the Bank's Board of Directors is comprised of 11 members having a broad range of experience and expertise both within and outside the financial services industry.

"Dr. Nutter is a highly accomplished and talented educator and leader, and we are delighted to have someone of her caliber join our Board of Directors," said E. Hunt Burke, the Bank's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. "She brings to our team a wealth of knowledge and experience in business, finance, and education, along with a genuine passion for helping local businesses succeed and thrive. I'm excited about the opportunity to work with Sarah and learn from her as we continue our work to ensure ongoing success for Burke & Herbert Bank," he added.

"I too am excited about joining the Board of Directors at Burke & Herbert Bank," said Dr. Nutter. "While I am at the very beginning of my work with the Bank, it is clear that Burke & Herbert Bank is a unique, caring, and highly successful organization with a long, storied history of helping individuals and businesses throughout Northern Virginia. I am looking forward to working with Mr. Burke and all the members of the Bank's Board of Directors and to helping the Bank grow and prosper."

Dr. Nutter has served in a variety of leadership roles at George Mason University, including as the Presidential Fellow, interim university chief of staff and chair of the steering committee of Mason's strategic visioning process. She also is a senior scholar at Mason's Mercatus Center and has previously served as the accounting area chair and director of the executive MBA program. Prior to her appointment to the faculty at George Mason, Dr. Nutter was an economist at the Internal Revenue Service and a faculty member at the University of Maryland-Overseas Division in Germany. She earned her undergraduate degree from Ferris State University and her MBA and PhD from Michigan State University. Dr. Nutter makes her home in Herndon, Virginia.

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 investment accounts and trust and wealth management products and services. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia.

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