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Taitia Elliott Completes American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School

July 5, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- Taitia L. Elliott, Senior Vice President of Commercial and Retail Banking at Frederick County Bank, recently graduated from the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Executive Leadership Program at The Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, PA.

"Instruction at Stonier and Wharton has given me an unparalleled education from the best in the financial services industry as well as the chance to exchange information and ideas with successful industry peers," said Ms. Elliott, a Frederick County resident.

Stonier is ABA's national graduate school of banking, an intensive three-year program for banking executives, and The Wharton School is world-renowned for its academic strengths. Students from the United States and international banks of all sizes, as well as state and federal regulatory agencies and other financial services organizations complete extensive projects and coursework while on the job. They also attend a residency session each year on the Wharton campus. This is the school's 79th year, and it was held June 5 - 12, 2014 at the University of Pennsylvania.

"Taitia is a key member of Frederick County Bank's leadership team and her training at Stonier, combined with the Wharton Executive Leadership program, will help the Bank recognize and capitalize on the many opportunities and challenges of our rapidly changing banking environment," said Martin S. Lapera, President.

Since its inception in 1935, more than 20,000 students have followed a curriculum of more than 45 courses and enjoyed networking opportunities with more than 600 fellow students. Between sessions, students keep up with trends by completing additional extension and online coursework. The program culminates with the Capstone Strategic Project, where students develop comprehensive business projects for their financial institutions.

Ms. Elliott has been in the banking industry for over 28 years and is responsible for leading a team of Business Development Officers and overseeing the Bank's five locations. Her previous experience includes treasury management sales, merchant processing sales, commercial loan administration and branch banking.

She is a graduate of Framingham State University in Massachusetts, and is a member of the American Bankers Association, Maryland Bankers Association, Independent Community Bankers of America and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Elliott resides in Frederick with her husband, Peter, and their daughter Ashley.

With assets in excess of $325 million, Frederick County Bank is committed to serving the banking needs of the Frederick community. With five full service banking locations, Frederick County Bank offers clients commercial and consumer products and services. All deposits are fully insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). For more information visit or connect with us on Facebook.

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