Mr. Paul, 53, is president, chief executive officer and chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. He has served as Chairman since May 2008, and prior to that time was vice chairman and chief executive officer since the organization of the company. He also has served as chairman of the board of directors of the bank since the organization of the bank.
Since June 2006, he has served as chief executive officer of the bank, and he served as interim president of the bank from November 3, 2003 until January 26, 2004. Mr. Paul is president of Ronald D. Paul Companies and RDP Management, which are engaged in the business of real estate development and management activities. He is active in private investments, including as chairman of Bethesda Investments, Inc., a private venture capital fund. Mr. Paul was a director of Allegiance from 1990 until September 1997, and a director of Allegiance Banc Corporation from 1990 until its acquisition by F&M, including serving as vice chairman of the board of directors from 1995.
Mr. Paul is also active in various charitable organizations, including serving as vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Kidney Foundation from 1996 to 1997, and its chairman from 2002 to 2003.