Paul O'Connor Joins Howard Bank

July 15, 2013

Howard Bank President & CEO Mary Ann Scully has announced the appointment of veteran banker Paul O'Connor as Vice President, Relationship Manager, with responsibility for the bank's Commercial Real Estate business,

O'Connor has 23 years of banking and real estate experience and recently served as Vice President, Asset Resolution Team, for PNC Bank. He is a graduate of James Madison University and lives in Baltimore.

Howard Bancorp is a bank holding company with total assets of $402 million as of December 31, 2012. Its principal operating subsidiary, Howard Bank, located in Ellicott City, MD, is a growth-focused community bank serving businesses, professionals and individuals in the Greater Baltimore area through five full service branches and also a regional office in Annapolis, MD. It most recently announced an agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to purchase a branch in Harford County from Cecil Bank and announced plans to open another regional office in Towson, MD with a full service branch. Howard Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Howard Bancorp (NASDAQ: HBMD). For information, call 410-750-0020 or visit www.howardbank.com

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