Press Release

MainStreet Bank Taps Bruce Gemmill to Lead Marketing Team

Company Release - 3/26/2019 8:00 AM ET

FAIRFAX, Va., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MainStreet Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: MNSB), the holding company for MainStreet Bank, announced the addition of Bruce Gemmill to its leadership team. Gemmill's extensive executive and marketing experience positions him well for his new role at MainStreet Bank as Senior Vice President / Chief Marketing Officer. Gemmill has over 30 years of marketing, advertising and public relations experience, the past eight years with a local community bank.

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"Bruce adds significant depth to the team as we continue our efforts to reach into the communities we serve," said MainStreet Bank's President, Chris Brockett. "The fact that MainStreet continues to attract top talent like Bruce is a testament to the reputation our Bank enjoys."

Before banking, Gemmill owned an award-winning advertising, marketing and public relations agency named Campbell Communications, where he represented national brands such as ARAMARK, Marriott, Lockheed Martin, and many large associations.

"MainStreet Bank embraces a forward-thinking marketing approach, and its customer-first philosophy is etched into its core beliefs.  I believe this makes a formidable combination that will easily help to promote MainStreet Bank's unique brand in the Washington, DC market," said Gemmill.

Gemmill attended Kogod School of Business graduate school at The American University (Public Relations), and Undergraduate School at Old Dominion University (B.S.).  He is very involved in the community, currently serving on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics/Loudoun County, and Visit Loudoun.  Gemmill served for 15 years on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce; the Boards of Directors for the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Gemmill also was appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell to serve on the Government Reform and Restructuring Commission and was appointed to serve the remainder of a one-year term on the Leesburg Town Council. 

MainStreet operates six branches in Herndon, Fairfax, Fairfax City, McLean, Leesburg and Clarendon.  In addition, MainStreet has 55,000 free ATMs and a fully integrated online and mobile banking solution.  The Bank is not restricted by a conventional branching system, as it can offer business customers the ability to Put Our Bank in Your Office®. With robust and easy-to-use online business banking technology, MainStreet has "put our bank" in well over 1,000 businesses in the Metropolitan area.

MainStreet has a full complement of payment system services for third party payment providers.  MainStreet has a nationally known market leader on-staff ready to help payment providers create a solution perfect for their needs.

MainStreet has a robust line of business and professional lending products, including government contracting lines of credit, commercial lines and term loans, residential and commercial construction and commercial real estate.  MainStreet also works with the SBA to offer 7A and 504 lending solutions.  From mobile banking and Apple Pay to instant-issue Debit Cards, MainStreet Bank is always looking for ways to improve its customer experience.    

MainStreet Bank was the first community bank in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area to offer a full online business banking solution.  MainStreet Bank was also the first bank headquartered in the Commonwealth of Virginia to offer CDARS – a solution that provides up to $140 million in FDIC insurance.  Further information on the Bank can be obtained by visiting its website at

This release contains forward-looking statements, including our expectations with respect to future events that are subject to various risks and uncertainties.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from management's projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations include: fluctuation in market rates of interest and loan and deposit pricing, adverse changes in the overall national economy as well as adverse economic conditions in our specific market areas, maintenance and development of well-established and valued client relationships and referral source relationships, and acquisition or loss of key production personnel. Other risks that can affect the Bank are detailed from time to time in our annual reports.  We caution readers that the list of factors above is not exclusive. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release, and we may not undertake steps to update the forward-looking statements to reflect the impact of any circumstances or events that arise after the date the forward-looking statements are made.  In addition, our past results of operations are not necessarily indicative of future performance.  

Jeff W. Dick


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