WASHINGTON, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Capital Bank of Washington (NCB) announced today that Thomas A. Barnes, Chairman of the board of directors has unexpectedly passed away. Barnes was appointed Chairman in May 2016. A former regulator turned banker, he served over 20 years with the Office of Thrift Supervision, culminating to the position of Deputy Director, responsible for examinations, supervision and consumer protection. He was concurrently serving as Chairman of the board of directors of The Cooperative Bank in Roslindale, Massachusetts.
Upon his appointment at NCB, Barnes was instrumental in guiding the Board's corporate strategic vision, while navigating the challenges of a growing company. Under Barnes' leadership, the Board continued its commitment to fiscal responsibility, corporate integrity and community involvement; values that will live on in years to come.
"The National Capital Bank family is saddened by the loss of Tom; he was a great leader and gentleman who was passionate about NCB and our future success. Tom's leadership and counsel will be deeply missed, as will his kind and engaging manner," said Randy Anderson, president and CEO of National Capital Bank.
Barnes was a graduate of Boston State College, the US Department of Treasury Executive Leadership Program and the American Bankers Association's Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He enjoyed his time in Washington working with the NCB board members to make a difference for the Company.
SOURCE The National Capital Bank of Washington