ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Bank, NA, is pleased to announce that Community Lending Branch Manager Lola Pol has earned one of the banking industry’s highest honors : the ABA Foundation’s 2022 George Bailey Distinguished Service Award.

Named after the community banker hero of “It’s a Wonderful Life”, the George Bailey Award is given to a non-CEO bank employee who demonstrates exceptional initiative, performs highly efficient work and inspires others. George Bailey Award winners go above and beyond to serve their banks, colleagues, industry and most importantly, their communities.

“It is a great honor to win this prestigious award,” said Ed Barry, Managing Director of Capital Bank, NA. “Lola’s tireless efforts to help low-to-moderate income buyers become homeowners truly embodies our commitment to community lending.”

Pol takes a very hands-on approach with homebuyers, investing time to understand their situation, often accompanying homebuyers for two years to position them to build credit and qualify for a mortgage. Barry adds, “Her work doesn’t end there, as she also works with various government and non-profit granting agencies, meeting complex requirements, to help her clients build their down payment and close their home. »

As a community-focused bank, Capital Bank supports both businesses and individuals, helping to create and meet business needs and achieve personal home ownership goals. “Lola Pol and her team embody the Bank’s commitment to business and community, and we are very fortunate to have them at Capital Bank. Lola Pol will receive the George Bailey Distinguished Service Award at the American Bankers Association annual meeting in October with more than 1,300 of her peers in attendance.

Capital Bancorp, Inc., Rockville, Maryland is a registered bank holding company incorporated under the laws of Maryland. The company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Capital Bank, NA, is the fourth largest bank headquartered in Maryland as of June 30, 2022. Capital Bancorp has been providing financial services since 1999 and now operates bank branches in five locations in greater Washington, DC and Baltimore. , Maryland Markets. Capital Bancorp had approximately $2.2 billion in assets as of June 30, 2022, and its common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “CBNK.”

FINANCIAL CONTACT: Alan Jackson (240) 283-0402

MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Barry (240) 283-1912