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CNB announces new Chairman of the Board

1572CNB announces new Chairman of the Board 

CNB, member of Shore Bancshares Inc. community of companies, announced that Clyde V. Kelly, III has been appointed Chairman of the Board of CNB. Mr. Kelly has been a director of the bank since 2005.  He is the President of Kelly Distributors, Easton, Maryland.  Mr. Kelly is past President of the Kent Island Rotary, Prospect Homeowners Association, and the Maryland Beer Wholesalers Association.  Mr. Kelly also served on the Anheuser Busch Wholesaler Advisory Panel Steering Team, the National Beer Wholesalers Board of Directors and currently serves on the vestry at Old Wye Parish.

It is CNB’s tradition to rotate the chairman of the board every three years. “We look forward to working with Clyde, as we guide the future of CNB.  He is committed to the bank and the communities we serve and will offer solid direction to our board,” says F. Winfield Trice, Jr., President and CEO of CNB.

Outgoing chairman, Wm. Maurice Sanger has been a director of the bank since 1992 serving as Chairman the past three years and will continue to serve as a director of CNB.  “CNB appreciates Maurice for his admirable leadership, and we thank him for the contributions he has delivered to CNB, during his tenure as chairman,” says Mr. Trice. “We look forward to continuing to work with him on our board.”

Jeffrey E. Thompson will serve as Vice Chairman.  Mr. Thompson has been the bank’s attorney since 1986 and a director of the bank since 2005.  He is a partner with Thompson and Richard, LLP, a law firm in Centreville, Maryland.

CNB is a community bank, headquartered in Centreville, Maryland, with $473 million in assets and is a member of the Shore Bancshares community of companies, the largest independent financial services company to offer banking, insurance and wealth management services to families and businesses on the Delmarva Peninsula. Established in 1876, with 11 convenient locations in Maryland and Delaware, CNB serves the local needs of our customers and our community through personalized banking services and products, convenient operations and secure and reliable banking solutions. Our employees offer a personalized approach that makes banking a positive experience for customers. Visit www.cnb-bank.com for more information.


L – R: New CNB Chairman of the Board, Clyde V. Kelly, III, with F. Winfield Trice, Jr., CNB President & CEO, Vice-Chairman Jeffrey E. Thompson and outgoing Chairman Wm. Maurice Sanger.