OLNEY, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sandy Spring
Bank is a banking organization with deep community roots
and a wide variety of products and services to help
consumers and businesses not only achieve their financial
goals, but ensure that those achievements are protected.
With that in mind, the bank is pleased to announce the
appointment of Todd Ellis as president of Sandy Spring
Insurance, a subsidiary of Sandy Spring Bank. As president
of the insurance subsidiary, Ellis will focus on ensuring
that both commercial and consumer clients have the best
coverage for their assets, their families, their
businesses, and themselves.
"Todd has a rare ability to understand both sides of
the financial equation; knowing the right products for the
client and how to best safeguard a variety of assets,"
states R. Louis Caceres, executive vice president. "In
all of his leadership roles, Todd has been able to
successfully manage and implement a client-centric sales
Since 1999, Ellis has taken on various leadership roles
throughout Sandy Spring Bank overseeing Commercial
Relationship Management, Investment Services, Deposit
Relationship Management and the Retail Branch network
covering all community offices in the bank's
"Todd's knowledge and connection with the
community fits with the bank's philosophy of
establishing lifelong partnerships," states Daniel J.
Schrider, president and chief executive officer. "His
distinguished career and personal principles offers us the
ability to build an insurance team that matches the
bank's core values of providing exceptional experiences
for our clients and creating a team atmosphere with
internal business lines."
About Sandy Spring Bancorp/Sandy Spring Bank
With $3.9 billion in assets, Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. is
the holding company for Sandy Spring Bank and its principal
subsidiaries, Sandy Spring Insurance Corporation and West
Financial Services, Inc. Sandy Spring Bancorp is the
largest publicly traded banking company headquartered and
operating in Maryland. Sandy Spring is a community banking
organization that focuses its lending and other services on
businesses and consumers in the local market area.
Independent and community-oriented, Sandy Spring Bank was
founded in 1868 and offers a broad range of commercial
banking, retail banking and trust services through 49
community offices in Anne Arundel, Carroll, Frederick,
Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties in
Maryland, and Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun counties in
Virginia. Through its subsidiaries, Sandy Spring Bank also
offers a comprehensive menu of insurance and investment
management services. Visit
www.sandyspringbank.com for more information about
Sandy Spring Bank.
CONTACT: For additional information or questions, please contact:
Vice President, Marketing
Sandy Spring Bank
17801 Georgia Avenue
Olney, Maryland 20832
Web site: www.sandyspringbank.com