Mary Ann Scully is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Howard Bank and chairs the bank’s board of directors. She is a lifelong banker with over 30 years of varied executive experiences in the Maryland marketplace. In 2003, she headed the organizing team for Howard Bank, the first new bank to open in the county in 15 years. Howard Bank serves small and medium sized businesses in Greater Baltimore – Anne Arundel county, Baltimore county, Harford and Cecil counties and Howard County from its birthplace in Ellicott city and thirteen branch offices. The bank also serves home buyers through mortgage offices in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Harford and Howard County. Mary Ann has successfully led the company through 6 equity raises and SEC Act 34 registration as well as four business combinations.
Mary Ann has been a Howard County resident since 1995. She is Past Chair of the Maryland Bankers Association and Past Chair of the Community Foundation of Howard County. Mary Ann is presently a trustee and Vice president of the board of Associated Catholic Charities, a trustee and corporate campaign co -chair of Kennedy Krieger Institute , a board member of the Greater Baltimore Committee and a trustee of Mount St Joseph College/High School. She also serves as a board member of the Baltimore Federal Reserve and a Community Advisory board member for the FDIC. She has served as a member of the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission. She is an active member of St. Louis Parish in Clarksville, Maryland. She is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Maryland.
In 2007 , Mary Ann was recognized as an honoree in the Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame; she was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. She received the Howard County “Good Scout” award from the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America in 2011. In 2002 , 2005 and 2007, Mary Ann was recognized as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, was a 2008 , 2012 and 2016 Daily Record Influential Marylander, a 2012 , 2015 and 2016 Most Admired CEO and was a winner of a 2012 Trailblazer Award presented by the Baltimore Center Club. She is a Loyola University Alumni laureate and a Seton Hill University Distinguished Alumna. She was named one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in Banking by the American Banker in 2016.