EagleBank Announces the Appointment of Thomas E. Burdette and Joann Kay DiMeglio to Its Board

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EagleBank has announced that Thomas E. Burdette and Joann Kay DiMeglio will serve as new Directors on the Bank’s Board, effective immediately.

Tom Burdette is a managing partner of Burdette Smith and Bish LLC, Fairfax, VA and has been an active business leader in the DC Metro Area’s marketplace, particularly with Northern Virginia-based businesses. He is a certified public accountant and a registered investment advisor with over 40 years of experience assisting individuals and businesses. He has also worked with several Virginia financial organizations. His financial industry exposure, combined with his professional expertise will be especially valuable to our Northern Virginia banking team, and will provide additional strength for creating client and Bank success in Virginia. As founder and managing shareholder of The Burdette Smith Group PC (BSG) which, in 2012, merged with Bish & Haffey PC to become Burdette Smith & Bish LLC, his specialty is all aspects of tax. Additionally, his experience includes financial reporting services, estate management, and financial advisory services. Burdette has also given expert witness testimony in various states and countries over the years. Early in his career, Burdette was a player’s agent for the National Football League. His clients include closely-held businesses in all industries. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC.

Joann Kay DiMeglio has been active in residential, commercial, and multi-family real estate development for more than 35 years. Since 1984, she has been with Kay Brothers Management Company and has spent the last 31 years overseeing renovations, design, financing, and budgeting of commercial, residential, and multi-family properties in the Washington Metropolitan area. DiMeglio created a path for herself at a time when there were few female role models. She remains an example for young women who want to enter the real estate development and management field. Joann Kay DiMeglio holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University.

“We are honored to have Tom Burdette and Joann Kay DiMeglio join our Boards,” commented Ronald D. Paul, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EagleBank. “Their contributions, involvement and leadership in our business community, as well as their professional expertise will enhance our ability to serve the financial needs of our operating businesses, real estate developers and professionals,” continued Paul. “We are very fortunate to add these outstanding business leaders to our energetic and valuable Board of Directors,” he concluded.

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 21 offices, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. EagleBank focuses on building relationships with businesses, professionals and individuals in its marketplace.

EagleBank Contact Ronald D. Paul 301.986.1800

Source:Eagle Bancorp, Inc.