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Photo Release -- John Vogt, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Banking, and Joanne Parker, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Deposit Officer, Join EagleBank

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EagleBank today announced that John Vogt has joined EagleBank as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Banking. Vogt, by virtue of a referral agreement between EagleBank and Barclays Wealth, will continue to develop his wealth and investment management business.



John Vogt, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Banking for EagleBank


Joanne Parker, Assistant Vice President and Commercial Deposit Officer for EagleBank


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Vogt will be joined at EagleBank by Joanne Parker, who is assuming the position of Assistant Vice President and Commercial Deposit Officer. Parker most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of the Republican Governors Association, her second tour of duty with the RGA.

Prior to joining EagleBank, Vogt was Director of Wealth and Investment Management at Barclays. Vogt became a banker in 2007, when he helped launch de novo Chain Bridge Bank in McLean, Va. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Banking Officer until February 2012, when he moved to Barclays. Vogt's banking days follow a successful 30-year career centered on senior federal government and trade association positions. Vogt also spent 15 years at The Bond Market Association. During most of his tenure there, Vogt was Executive Vice President and head of the 30-person Washington office. Vogt served as a senior political appointee in the administration of President George H. W. Bush. He was Legislative Manager (Tax & Budget) from 1989-1991, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Legislative Affairs from 1991-1993, at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Vogt began his career working for U.S. Senator Howard Baker while an undergrad at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, from which he received his BSFS degree in 1981.

Parker served as Director of Compliance in 2008-2009, prior to her Chief Financial Officer position at the Republican Governors Association. In between her roles at the RGA, Parker worked for William J. Brunke, CPA, an accounting firm in Virginia Beach, and for State Policy Network, an organization focused on building a network of independent, non-profit, market-oriented, state-focused think tanks throughout the United States.

"We are thrilled to have John and Joanne at EagleBank," said Chairman & CEO Ronald D. Paul. "They are a powerful combination that adds tremendous firepower to our impressive commercial banking team," Paul concluded.

"I am excited to be at EagleBank to help make this the "go-to" bank for the region's advocacy and political communities, and being able to have customers benefit from my relationship with Barclays. It will allow us to provide the full range of best-in-class financial services to our clients. Joanne's financial and compliance experience with political committees and associations adds a valuable perspective and skill set to our commercial and political banking platform," Vogt concluded.

Vogt and Parker will focus on expanding EagleBank's commercial, political, and trade association/non-profit banking businesses. EagleBank is the largest locally-headquartered community bank in the Washington, DC region. The bank has over $5 billion in assets and can lend up to $100 million to a single borrower.

ABOUT EAGLE BANCORP, INC. AND EAGLEBANK

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for EagleBank, which commenced operations in 1998. EagleBank is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and conducts full service commercial banking through 22 offices, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia. EagleBank focuses on building relationships with businesses, professionals and individuals in its marketplace.

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CONTACT: EAGLEBANK CONTACT: Ronald D. Paul 301.986.1800

Source:Eagle Bancorp, Inc.