Ellen Fish, executive vice president and chief lending officer of Hamilton Bank, has over 30 years of banking experience and an impressive background in acquisition financing, real estate, asset based lending, small business lending, government contract lending, leasing, syndications and health care financing.
Fish is responsible for the oversight of the lending, cash management, retail banking and loan servicing in addition to; the development and delivery of products and services to customers throughout the bank. Prior to her time at Hamilton Bank, she served as Executive Vice President at CFG Community Bank and Senior Vice President for Provident Bank of Maryland.
Over her career, Fish has helped thousands of businesses realize their dreams. She is devoted to helping businesses thrive and grow and was a founder of the Baltimore County Small Business Resource Center. She is a recognized female executive having been a three-time recipient of The Daily Record’s “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” award and inducted into the “Circle of Excellence.”
Fish was appointed to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents by Governor Hogan in 2016. She has previously served on the boards for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Towson University Foundation, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, The Women’s Housing Coalition, Leadership Baltimore County and Roland Park Country School. Fish is a past president of Executive Alliance and a two-time recipient of SmartCEO’s “Top Banker” award. She has also received the Volunteer of the Year award from the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce and was a recipient of the 2016 Maryland Bankers Association Achievement Honors.
Fish earned her Bachelor of Science degree in management from Virginia Tech. She is married and has two adult children.