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.

 Shore United Bank Finances Phase II of the Kent Narrows Marine Project

 November 2020
 Robin O’Brien, Shore United Bank; Rob Marsh, Kent Narrows Marine LLC;  Jody Schulz, Kent Narrows Marine LLC; and Michael Cavey, Shore United Bank; gather for a picture in front of the Boatel’s site as they prepare for Phase ll to begin. (Not pictured:  Jeff Kogok, Kent Narrows Marine LLC)
 
This fall Kent Narrows Marine will begin Phase ll of the Kent Narrows Boatel, a fully heated indoor boat storage facility that will add an additional 170 boat racks and 12,000 Sq. feet of commercial space.  Future developments are to include the capacity to store 360 boats, a restaurant and the opportunities for other retail and commercial space. Boatel storage provides boat owners with a safe and secure way to store boats, eliminating the worry of weather exposure and winterization that comes with land storage.  Although boatels are prevalent in the south, there are only a few boatel facilities in the upper Chesapeake Bay. “Shore United Bank has been a great partner throughout this project.  The entire team is a pleasure to do with business with,” commented Rob Marsh.   “Shore United Bank is a community bank, that understands the importance of supporting local businesses to help foster growth in our local economy,” said Jody Schulz. 

Shore United Bank is financing the Kent Narrows Marine project.  “We are grateful for the relationship we have with Rob, Jody, and Jeff, and are proud to finance, not only Phase I, but Phase II, of the Boatel.  Supporting local businesses with their growth goals is our mission,” said Robin O’Brien, Relationship Manager at Shore United Bank.   

Jed Anthony Joins the Company as Relationship Manager

November 2020
Jed Anthony 
 We are proud to announce that Jed Anthony has joined the Company as a Relationship Manager. Jed will be working from our Dover Street Office in Easton, Maryland. Jed joins Shore United Bank with fifteen (15) years of commercial lending experience. “We are thrilled to have Jed join our lending team. He is an experienced lender with strong business relationships in the community who cares about helping them be successful,” says Butch Townsend, Market Executive for Shore United Bank.
 

Congratulations to our Emerging Leaders "Champion" Program Graduates

October 2020

Class of 2020 Emerging Leaders

October 2020

We are thrilled to announce our recent graduates of the Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) Emerging Leaders "Champion" Program (Left to Right): Abby Graves, AVP, Municipal Relationship Manager, Eric Buono, AVP Branch Manager, Arbutus, MD and Julia Schinault, AVP Payroll & Benefits Manager for their involvement in this year's program.  MBA's Emerging Leaders "Champion" Program provides a structured leadership development program tailored to meet the needs of Maryland banks and bankers.  Participants are nominated by their bank to cultivate skills in the banking industry by becoming involved in leadership development, peer networking and learning knowledge sessions with industry, community and advocacy leaders.  

 

Chris Honeman Joins the Company as Relationship Manager

October 2020 
 
Chris Honeman Joins the Company as Relationship Manager
 

Shore United Bank is proud to announce that Chris Honeman has joined the Company as a Relationship Manager. Chris will be working from our Office in Cambridge, Maryland. Chris joins Shore United Bank with fifteen (15) years of customer service experience, and eight (8) years of retail and commercial bank management experience. “We are excited about having Chris on our team. He is enthusiastic about his career with Shore United Bank, and always willing to take on any task. His passion for connecting with people, and helping others achieve their goals is what makes him such a great community banker,” says Butch Townsend, Market Executive for Shore United Bank.


 

Congratulations to Susan Welch on 25 Years of Service

September 2020

We are thrilled to congratulate Susan Welch on 25 years of dedicated service. Susan began her career with the Bank in September of 1995 as a loan coordinator at our Felton, DE branch. Susan has also been a BSA officer and an assistant branch manager during her time with the Bank. Ms. Welch is currently an Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of the Felton, DE branch, where she is responsible for managing and overseeing branch operations, leading the Felton team to achieve sales and profitability goals, as well as originating consumer, mortgage, and small business loans. “Susan brings a wealth of banking and market knowledge to the team at Felton. The ability to connect with customers and the drive to help them achieve their goals is what sets a community bank apart, and Susan embodies what it means to be a community banker,” says Jennifer Joseph, Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer of Shore United Bank.

 

Congratulations to Bern Lambert on 20 Years of Service

August 2020

Bern Lambert

We are proud to congratulate Bernadette “Bern” Lambert on twenty (20) years of service. Bern began her career with the Bank in August of 2000. Ms. Lambert started at the Bank as the head teller of the Stevensville, MD branch. She also held the position of customer service representative during her years at the Bank. Bern is currently the Assistant Branch Manager of our Grasonville branch, where she opens deposit and loan accounts, helps balance checkbooks, and handles all types of customer service. “There are several things that make Bern a great team member - her knowledge of the area and our customer base, her commitment to helping each customer the best that she can, her exceptional teamwork mindset to always work towards our vision, her bright and cheery personality, and her willingness to go the extra mile. We love having Bern as part of our team,” says Jessica Grande, Manager of our Grasonville, MD branch.

 

Shore United Bank Partners with EVERFI, Inc.

August 2020

We announced the launch of a new personal finance education program for elementary school students. We are working with the nation’s leading social impact education innovator, EVERFI, Inc. to launch the financial education initiative in Talbot, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Caroline Counties of Maryland, and Accomack County of Virginia.

Learn more about our partnership with EVERFI

 

Shore United Bank Approves 1,525 PPP Loans

August 2020

There is nothing we love more than helping our local communities during a time of need! Throughout the past couple months, we have been able to qualify 1,525 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans - a total of $130.1 million funded for small businesses who have been impacted by the pandemic. The PPP process hasn't been a smooth ride 100% of the time, but together, we are helping make good things happen for our fellow business owners.

 

Congratulations to Cassie Guy on 25 Years of Service

June 2020

Cassie Guy

We are excited to congratulate Cassandra (Cassie) A. Guy on 25 years of service to the Company. Cassie started her career with the Bank in June of 1995 as a consumer loan officer at our Commerce St., Centreville, MD branch. She has also held positions such as, commercial lender and branch manager during her time with the Bank. Ms. Guy is currently a Vice President of Shore United Bank, and our Compliance Officer. “Cassie is an experienced banker who is actively engaged in our community and a dedicated member of the Shore United Bank team! She uses her knowledge and experience to guide us through the complicated web of regulatory compliance matters,” says Donna Stevens, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Shore United Bank. 

 

Employees Volunteer at Delaware Food Bank

April 2020

Brian Kenney and John Augustus packing boxes for food shelter

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!

 

Shore United Bank Applauds Action by Local Food Banks

April 2020

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.

 

Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program

April 2020

PPP statistics as of april 2020

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.

 

Congratulations to Robin Haddaway on 30 Years of Service

April 2020

robin haddaway

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.

 

Congratulations to Bill Stoops on 40 Years of Service

April 2020

bill stoops

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.

 

Congratulations to Julia Schinault (PHR)

March 2020

Julia Schinault

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.

 

Shore United Bank Employees Fund Raise for Junior Achievement

March 2020

Shore United Bank and Wye Financial Partners employees on bowling teams for Junior Achievement

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.