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.
2021 Annual Conference
Please mark your calendar for the Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance 2021 Annual Conference that will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021. For questions, please contact MBA's Cindy Gentilcore (443-837-1602)
2020 Achievement Awards
Below are the 2020 recipients of the Council’s prestigious achievement awards:
2020 Achievement Award In recognition of her outstanding achievements in the banking industry and service in the community
Shannon Neal Branch Manager Wells Fargo Bank
2020 Champion for Women Award In recognition of her commitment to promote and inspire women in the workplace and leadership in the community
Lisa Hayes Senior Vice President Senior Wealth Strategist PNC Bank
2020 GOLD Award In recognition of her leadership excellence, innovative thinking, and commitment to community service
Bethany Lord Senior Vice President, Human Resources Director Woodsboro Bank
2020 Lifetime Achievement Award In recognition of her outstanding service and dedication to the banking industry
Denise Lane Senior Vice President, Compliance Bank of Ocean City
“The MBA congratulates the 2020 award recipients who have made an indelible mark on the banking industry and the communities they serve. The awards celebrate the role of women in promoting the success of their institutions and in inspiring other women in the banking industry to achieve their full potential both personally and professionally,” said Cindy Gentilcore, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Maryland Bankers Association.