Our mission is to work for betterment of our citizens and the businesses in our communities. This means our employees participate in community projects and work with service organizations that enhance the quality of life in our service area. We believe in supporting local nonprofit and charitable organizations, such as the arts and education, fire departments, healthcare organizations and religious organizations that address our communities’ needs.
Our dedication to serve our communities is what distinguishes our bank. Below are some of our most recent newsworthy items.
- Employees Volunteer at Delaware Food Bank
- Shore United Bank Applauds Action by Local Food Banks
- Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program
- Congratulations to Robin Haddaway on 30 Years of Service
- Congratulations to Bill Stoops on 40 Years of Service
- Congratulations to Julia Schinault (PHR)
- Shore United Bank Welcomes Neil and Redmond
- Shore United Bank Employees Fund Raise for Junior Achievement
- Congratulations to LaVonne Medford on 25 Years of Service
- Gail Foltz Graduates Leadership Maryland
- Shore United Bank Welcomes Lynn Hancock
John Augustus, Market Executive for the Delaware region (left) and Brian Kenney, Relationship Manager (right) recently spent some time volunteering at the Delaware Food Bank. In there couple hours at the Food Bank, they helped put together five pallets of food to be distributed to help those in need - each pallet holds 60 boxes of food!
We applaud the action taken by the Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia Food Banks to address the need for food assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. “As more people become unemployed and have limited resources, the demand for food assistance will reach critical levels. As a local community bank, we understand the importance of responding to the needs of our community during this difficult time,” says Scott Beatty, President & CEO of Shore United Bank. “Helping the people in the communities we serve is our highest priority.” To assist with the food supplies to local communities, we have donated $20,000 in response to the growing food assistance needs of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia Food Banks who are working tirelessly to purchase and distribute food to those in need.
Our team has worked tirelessly to assist small businesses who have applied for the loan provided by the Paycheck Protection Program. The program offers money as a low-interest loan to cover expenses that small businesses face on a monthly basis. In two weeks, we have been able to qualify 715 applications – a total of $93.5 million.
We are excited to congratulate Robin Haddaway on 30 years of dedicated service. Robin began her career with the Bank in April of 1990 as a teller at our Tred Avon, Easton, MD branch. During her career at the Bank, she has held positions of senior teller, head teller, floating customer service representative and branch supervisor. Currently, Mrs. Haddaway is an Overdraft Specialist within our Deposit Operations department. “I know I speak for the whole department when I say, we are so thankful to have Robin as part of our team. She helps wherever she is needed and always strives to do what is best for the customer and the Bank,” says Stephanie Dulin, Deposit Operations Manager of Shore United Bank.
We are thrilled to congratulate Bill Stoops on forty years of dedicated service. Bill began his career with the Bank in April of 1980 as a bookkeeper at our Centreville, MD branch. Throughout his career, he has held various positions as a teller, head teller, loan clerk, loan officer, and branch manager. Currently, Mr. Stoops is a Vice President of Shore United Bank and a Relationship Manager for the Maryland North Region. Bill is responsible for business development and the management of commercial relationships within the Queen Anne’s and Kent County areas. “I am proud to have Bill as a part of the team. With several years of community banking experience and deeply rooted business relationships, he is able to understand each client’s business to help them achieve their goals,” says Heather Bacher, Market Executive of the Maryland North Region for Shore United Bank.
We are honored to congratulate Julia Schinault, Payroll and Benefits Manager, on her recent certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). This certification is a highly recognized designation in the field of Human Resources, as it demonstrates the mastery of the technical and operational aspects of Human Resources, including United States laws and regulations. “I am thrilled for Julia, and so proud of her for earning this certification. Providing assistance to employees whenever possible and staying up-to-date on the most current U.S. laws and regulations is a huge part of our job in HR and Julia does an outstanding job of it,” says Marie DiDaniels, Chief Human Resources Officer of Shore United Bank.
We are pleased to announce that M. Neil Brownawell, II and Redmond “Red” Beam have joined their company. Neil and Red will be working as a team to oversee business development and commercial lending to the Greater Baltimore area. Neil and Red have over thirty years of combined experience of the Baltimore market with the primary focus on commercial lending.
We had a great time at the 2nd annual Bowl-a-Thon, hosted by Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore! Collectively, Shore United Bank and our investment division, Wye Financial & Trust, raised over $4,500 to help support their mission to provide financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurial programs to students of Maryland's Eastern Shore! To learn more about Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, visit JuniorAchievement.org.
We are proud to recognize LaVonne Medford for 25 years of service. LaVonne began her career with the Bank in 1995 as a floating teller for our branches located in Easton, MD. Currently, LaVonne is a Branch Support Specialist, responsible for supporting the customer service functions of our branches, such as reviewing and verifying accuracy of procedures, and filing documents related to deposit accounts. “LaVonne brings a wealth of banking knowledge to our department and we are lucky to have her as part of our Branch Operations team,” says Misty Newnam, Branch Operations Officer of Shore United Bank.
Gail Foltz, Vice President, Commercial Relationship Officer, completed the Leadership Maryland program. Leadership Maryland is a professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. Gail was one of 50 applicants chosen by the committee to complete the eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state's most vital social, economic and environmental issues.
We are proud to announce that Lynn Hancock has joined the company as a Branch Manager. Lynn will be managing our new branch location in Ocean City, Maryland that is scheduled to open in March of 2020. Lynn joins Shore United Bank with prior experience in consumer and business banking and knowledge of the Ocean City market area. "We are excited to have Lynn on our team. Her knowledge of banking and experience in the Ocean City market will be an asset to our expansion. She has a passion for helping customers reach their financial goals," says Jennifer Joseph, Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer.