Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance
Propelling Women to Grow to their Full Potential
The mission of the Council of Professional Women in Banking is to encourage, empower, and inspire women to reach their goals in their banking and finance careers through ongoing education, personal and professional development, innovative programs and activities, and opportunities for mentoring to enable them to reach for GOLD – Growth, Opportunity, Leadership, and Development.
2019 Annual Conference
The Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance Seventh Annual Conference will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the University of Maryland University College Marriott & Conference Center in College Park, Maryland. This event attracts over 300 professional women in the banking and finance industry across the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Congratulations to the following 2018 recipients of the Council’s prestigious achievement awards which were announced at the Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance Sixth Annual Conference on May 3, 2018.
Achievement Award Tracy Whitby-Fairall, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Queenstown Bank of Maryland In recognition of her outstanding achievements in the banking industry and service in the community.
Champion for Women Award Rosa Scharf, Senior Vice President of Small Business Administration of Howard Bank In recognition of her commitment to promote and inspire women in the workplace and leadership in the community.
GOLD Award Lynne Pulford, Senior Vice President and Division Executive-Mortgage of Sandy Spring Bank In recognition of her leadership excellence, innovative thinking, and commitment to community service.
Lifetime Achievement Award Mary Ann Scully, Chairman & CEO of Howard Bank, In recognition of her outstanding service and dedication to the banking industry.