Christopher A. Hesen Senior Executive Vice President
Chris Hesen is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Revere Bank since April 2011. He has worked in the financial services industry for 35 years. Mr. Hesen began his financial services career with Home Beneficial Life in 1981. He then joined the management training program at First National Bank of Maryland (Eastern Shore) where he completed the commercial credit training program and graduated from Maryland Banking School. He worked with First National Bank of Maryland for 10 years.
In 1994, Mr. Hesen joined Fredericktown Bank & Trust Company, an affiliate of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation. There he served as SVP/Commercial Business Development Manager for over nine years. Fredericktown Bank merged with Farmers & Mechanics Bank in 2003, and he continued his responsibilities at the SVP level through June of 2004 when he joined Mercantile Potomac Bank, an MBC affiliate serving the Greater Washington market, as Senior Vice President/Commercial Business Development Team Leader.
Mr. Hesen left Mercantile Potomac Bank in spring of 2005 to help start of new division within Ausherman Development Corporation of Frederick, MD. He returned to Mercantile Potomac Bank (MPB) in April of 2006 as Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, and remained with MPB through the PNC Bank acquisition in October of 2006. There he held two positions in the Greater Washington Area for PNC Bank: Executive Vice President/Market Sales Manager (2008 to 2011) and Executive Vice President/Credit Executive (2006-2008).
Mr. Hesen has been quite active in community support serving in leadership positions throughout his career in Frederick Police Activity League (PAL); Rotary Club of Carroll Creek (Paul Harris Fellow); Business & Industry Committee at Frederick Memorial Hospital; Delaney Center for Public Sector Information at Mount Saint Mary’s College; Hood College Board of Associates; Frederick County Tourism Council; and the Glade Valley Athletic Association..
Mr. Hesen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Towson University.