BALTIMORE BANCORP NAMES ALAN M. LEBERKNIGHT PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
BALTIMORE BANCORP NAMES ALAN M. LEBERKNIGHT
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
BALTIMORE, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore Bancorp (NYSE: BBB) announced today that Alan M. Leberknight has been appointed president and chief operating officer of the holding company and its principal subsidiary, The Bank of Baltimore.
Leberknight, 49, was executive vice president, Commercial Banking, at Signet Bank/Maryland, a subsidiary of Signet Banking Corporation (NYSE: SBK). He replaces John C. Haigh who resigned today from Baltimore Bancorp.
Leberknight said, "Joining Baltimore Bancorp as president and chief operating officer presents me with an exciting professional opportunity and I look forward to this new challenge. The Bank of Baltimore's long history in Maryland gives us one of the strongest banking franchises in the region and one which I plan to make even stronger."
Before joining Union Trust Bank of Maryland in 1981 (which merged with the Bank of Virginia in 1985 to form Signet Bank), Leberknight was an executive with Commercial Credit Business Loans, Inc. for 10 years, most recently as regional vice president in charge of business loans in the Baltimore region. Before that, he was a branch manager with the First National Bank of Maryland. Leberknight began his career as a high school business teacher in Interlaken, N.Y., and at Overlea Senior High School in Baltimore County, Md.
Leberknight earned a B.S. in business education in 1964 from Indian a University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance in 1972 from Loyola College in Baltimore.
Married for 22 years to the former Jean Nygren, Leberknight has two sons, Scott, 17 and Jon, 14. Leberknight and his family make their home in Baldwin, Md. He is active in civic and educational affairs as a member of Baltimore County's School Board and its Executive Advisory Board on Higher Education, the Foundation Board of Catonsville Community College and the Advisory Board of the Academy of Finance in Baltimore City.
/CONTACT: David L. Spilman of Baltimore Bancorp, 800-722-8823/
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