June 2, 2020, Baltimore, MD — The board of Baltimore-based Howard Bancorp Inc. appointed Robert Carpenter Jr. permanent CFO and principal accounting officer, effective May 27. Carpenter took over these roles on an interim basis in February. He was the CFO for Maryland Financial Bank from February 2018 to July 2019.
Carpenter has extensive financial officer experience in the banking industry, including with Damascus Community Bank and Bay Bank FSB. His early industry experience was with several large regional banks in the Maryland market. Carpenter began his career with KPMG in Baltimore and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Howard Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Howard Bank, a Maryland-chartered trust company operating as a commercial bank. Headquartered in Baltimore City, Maryland, Howard Bank operates a general commercial banking business through its 15 branches located throughout the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Additional information about Howard Bancorp, Inc. and Howard Bank are available on its website at www.howardbank.com.