Mr. Cook is Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Revere Bank. Mr. Cook’s banking career spans over 30 years of serving businesses and individuals throughout the Greater Washington region. Prior to joining Revere Bank, Mr. Cook served as Regional President, Suburban Washington for PNC Bank, where he led a major transition during and after PNC Bank’s acquisition of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation in 2007.
Mr. Cook served as President and CEO of Mercantile Potomac Bank from 1994 through 2007, and led the growth of that bank from $100 million in assets and five locations to a $3.2 billion regional presence with over 32 locations throughout Montgomery County, MD, Northern Virginia and Washington, DC. From 2005 through 2007, Mr. Cook served as a Director of Mercantile Safe Deposit & Trust Company and Chairman of its Washington Banking Executive Committee. He was also a member of the senior management team of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation, a $17 billion bank holding company.
Mr. Cook is currently Vice Chairman of the Maryland Bankers Association Board of Directors. He is a member of Board of Directors of the Montgomery College Foundation, and serves on the Washington Area Advisory Board of Best Buddies Maryland. Additionally, he serves as a Trustee of Hospice Caring Inc. Mr. Cook previously served as Chairman of the Montgomery County Executive’s Economic Advisory Council. In addition, he has served as an active member and chair of his church’s finance committee. Mr. Cook holds an MBA from Loyola College, Baltimore, MD, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Towson University where he graduated magna cum laude.