Hudson Valley Holding Corp. Appoints William J. Mulrow as Director

Jun 24, 2003, 01:00 ET from Hudson Valley Holding Corp.

    YONKERS, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- William E. Griffin,
 Chairman of the Board of Hudson Valley Holding Corp. announced that effective
 June 24, 2003, William J. Mulrow was appointed to the Board of Directors of
 Hudson Valley Holding Corp. and Hudson Valley Bank. "We are excited to have an
 individual with Bill's expertise and experience join us," Mr. Griffin stated.
 "He will be a nice complement to our dedicated and knowledgeable Board."
     Bill is a Senior Vice President for Gabelli Asset Management, Inc. in Rye
 New York, a position he has held since 1999. Prior to joining Gabelli, Mr.
 Mulrow was a Managing Director at Rothschild Inc. for four years. He also
 worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities for 13 years and was a
 Managing Director and Head of Public Finance Banking when he left in 1995.
 Bill began his career in 1981 as an Executive Assistant to the Director of New
 York State's Division of the Budget. In 2002 he was a candidate in the
 Democratic primary for the office of New York State Comptroller.
     A native of the Bronx, Bill attended Fordham Prep in the Bronx and then
 graduated cum laude from Yale University and was a Rhodes Scholar Finalist. He
 then attended Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government from
 which he graduated in 1981 with a Masters in Public Administration.
     Mr. Mulrow has served on a number government organizations' boards
 including the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and Chairman of the
 Westchester County Industrial Development Agency. Bill is active in a number
 of civic and community organizations. He resides in Bronxville, NY with his
 wife Teddy and their three children.

SOURCE Hudson Valley Holding Corp.