Appointed July of 2016
Ellen R. Fish serves as the Baltimore Region Market Leader for Sandy Spring Bank where she is responsible for the Bank’s commercial expansion in the Baltimore region. She previously served as Hamilton Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer where she had responsibility for the Bank’s branches, IT, operations, marketing, loan administration, cash management and all lending functions. She is currently a member of Executive Alliance where she was a past president and currently chairs the Census Report Committee. She previously served on the Board of Directors for MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Towson University’s Foundation Board of Directors, Virginia Tech’s Advisory Board for Student Affairs, the Board of Directors for Leadership Baltimore County, the Women’s Leadership Education Initiative for Virginia Tech, Board of Directors and the past Chair of the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors for Roland Park Country School, Board of Directors, founder and past chair of the Baltimore County Small Business Resource Center, Board of Directors for the Women’s Housing Coalition and Advisory Board for Towson University’s College of Business and Economics. She is a three-time recipient of The Daily Record’s top 100 Women Award and was inducted into the Circle of Excellence. She has been a two-time recipient of Smart CEO’s Top Banker award. She received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce. She was the recipient of the 2016 Maryland Bankers Association Achievement Honors. Ms. Fish graduated from Virginia Tech in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in management. Ms. Fish lives in Baltimore County, Maryland with her husband Andy. They have two grown children, Ryan and Megan.