Ronald D. Paul

EagleBank is a community bank established in 1998 in Bethesda, Maryland. With $5 billion in assets and over 20 offices, EagleBank is the largest community bank in the Metro DC Area. Rated BBB+ by Kroll Bond Rating Agency, EagleBank is a member of the Independent Community Bankers of America, the Maryland Bankers Association and the Virginia Bankers Association. EagleBank has consistently been cited for its excellent overall financial performance by recognized bank rating services such as IDC Financial Publishing, Kroll Bond Ratings and BauerFinancial. For 2013, EagleBank was ranked among the 50 best performing community banks in the US by SNL Financial, and was one of 40 banks named to the Honor Roll of Community Banks by Keefe, Bruyette and Woods.

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is a public company and its shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol EGBN. The Company is in the Russell 3000® Index, which measures the performance of the largest 3000 U.S. companies based on total market capitalization and represents approximately 98% of the investable U.S. equity market. Recently, EagleBank acquired Virginia Heritage Bank, cementing its position as the largest community bank headquartered in metropolitan Washington, DC.


Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (1998 – present)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EagleBank (1998 – present)
Founder, Ronald D. Paul Companies, Inc. (1987 – present)
President, RDP Management, Inc. (1987 – present)
Chairman, Bethesda Investments, Inc. (1991– present)
Member, Board of Directors, Republic Properties Trust (2005 – 2007)
Member, Board of Directors, Allegiance Bank and Allegiance Banc Corporation (1991 – 1996)
Founding Member, Board of Directors, Prince George’s National Bank (1987-1991)


Bachelor of Arts in Accounting (1978)
University of Maryland


Member, Independent Community Bankers of America Large Community Bank Council
Member, Board of Directors, Washington Hospital Center Foundation Member, Board of Directors,National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area Founder, National Kidney Foundation Annual Ronald D. Paul Companies Kidney Walk
Founder and Member, Board of Directors, EagleBank Foundation
Member, Board of Governors, University of Maryland Alumni Association
Member, Board of Trustees, University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Member, Advisory Board, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business
Member, Executive Committee, Federal City Council, Washington, DC
Member, Executive Committee, Comptroller of Maryland Business Council
Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Woodmont Country Club, Rockville, Maryland
Member, Montgomery County, Maryland Economic Advisory Council
Member, Montgomery County, Maryland Business Development Corporation Ronald D. Paul Member, Montgomery County, Advisory Board of Court Appointed Special Advocates


October 2014

Named “Community Banker of the Year” for the Eastern Region, by the Independent Community Bankers of America

Named by Washington Business Journal as a member of the Washington, DC area “Power 100”

December 2012

Named “Community Banker of the Year,” American Banker Magazine

Inducted into the “Washington Business Hall of Fame”

September 2012

Recipient of the “Joseph E. Robert Community Impact Award,” Greater Washington Sports Alliance

February 2012

Named a “2012 Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureate,” Junior Achievement

October 2011

Recipient of the “Economic Impact Award,” District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce

May 2011

Recipient of the “Annual Achievement Award,” District of Columbia Building Industry Association

January 2011

Named a “2010 Washingtonian of the Year,” Washingtonian Magazine

May 2010

Recognized as one of “25 CEOs You Need to Know” in Montgomery County, Gazette of Politics and Business

November 2009

Recipient of the “2009 Outstanding Achievement Award,” National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area

June 2009

Winner of the Greater Washington Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year Business Services Award”


June 11, 2012

Op Ed: “Extending FDIC program could help community banks invest more locally,” Capital Business (Washington Post)

May 25, 2012

Op Ed: “Congress should renew TAG now,” Washington Business Journal

April 23, 2012

Op Ed: “Howard Theater is symbol of what’s possible,” Capital Business (Washington Post)

March 7, 2011

Op Ed: “In search of liquidity,” Capital Business (Washington Post)

December 20, 2009

Op Ed: “A Job for a Wounded Warrior,” Washington Post, Metro section

June 26, 2009

Op Ed: “Let D.C. Invest with Local Banks,” Washington Business Journal Ronald D. Paul

April 12, 2009

“The Boss Column,” NY Times, Business section

April 3, 2009

“Sources Revealed,” Washington Business Journal


September 16, 2014

FIG Partners CEO Forum

Atlanta, GA

February 27, 2014

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2014 Boston Bank Conference

Boston, MA

October 15, 2013

U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Washington, DC Testimony about the effect of the government shutdown on small businesses

September 13, 2012

American Banker Regulatory Symposium

Arlington, VA

August 1, 2012

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2012 Community Bank Investor Conference

New York, NY January 10, 2012

2012 Supervision, Regulation and Credit Annual Office Conference

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, VA

June 27, 2011

Bisnow Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor Summit

Arlington, Virginia

November 17, 2010

U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Washington, DC

Testimony on various banking matters


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