Pinkie Dent Mayfield Appointed to Founders Bank Board of Directors

Pinkie Dent Mayfield Appointed to Founders Bank Board of Directors

As the chief communications officer and vice president of corporate affairs at Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company), Mayfield is a member of the executive team responsible for corporate affairs, investor relations, communications, strategic initiatives and advising the chairman on matters of special interest. A seasoned finance executive, she has held several leadership roles in finance, strategic management, divestitures and procurement.  Prior to joining Graham Holdings in 1998, she was with Nations Bank (now Bank of America). She began her career at Prudential-Bache Securities.

Martin McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Founders Bank, said: “We are thrilled to have Pinkie join our board of directors. A former banker, Pinkie’s diverse corporate leadership coupled with board experience make her a great asset to our organization and will strengthen our connectivity to the community we serve.”

Mayfield currently chairs the board of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation. She serves on board of directors of the District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP) and the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. She is also a trustee of the Philip L. Graham Fund and is a past chair of Leadership Greater Washington (Class of 2001).

“We are delighted to have a person of Pinkie’s stature, experience and commitment to the community join our enterprise,” said Vincent C. Burke III, chairman of the board of directors of Founders Bank.

A graduate of Trinity Washington University, Mayfield earned BA (magna cum laude) in business administration and subsequently received an Honorary Doctor of Laws. She also holds an MBA from the University of Maryland University College.

Founders Bank is the first bank to be chartered in the nation’s capital in 15 years. Mayfield joins Vincent C. Burke, III, Patrick Dorton, Martin McCarthy, Obiora (Bo) Menkiti, David Pollin, John Ryan, and Kelly Shooshan on the board. Learn more about our board members here.

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