Mary Ann Scully

Mary Ann Scully is the Dean of the Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J. , School of Business and Management at Loyola University of Maryland.

She is a successful entrepreneur and “intrapreneur” who started, scaled and sold a financial service company that had achieved regional brand recognition and impact. She has successfully led both large and small organizations working with local, national and international client

She was the  co-founder of Howard Bank. She was the  Chief Executive Officer of Howard Bank/ Bancorp and Chairperson of its board of directors until its merger with FNB of Pennsylvania in 2022.

A lifelong banker with more than 40 years of varied executive experiences in the Maryland marketplace, Mary Ann led teams responsible for  both  Howard Bank’s organic growth and repeated strategic acquisitions that  created  the Greater Baltimore region’s  largest locally headquartered banking company and Maryland’s third largest locally headquartered bank with more than $2 billion in assets.

Prior to  Howard, Mary Ann was employed by Allfirst Bank. She served in a number of senior positions including, Executive Vice President for Regional Banking, Executive Vice President for Community Banking, Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning, Senior Vice President for Mergers and Acquisitions, and Senior Vice President of International Banking.

Mary Ann is a trustee of the Enoch Pratt Library, Mount St Joseph College high school and served until 2022 s as Vice Chair of the Greater Baltimore Committee.  She is also a trustee for the Community Foundation of Howard County Real Estate board, and the Inner Arbor Trust. She is a past president of the board of Catholic Charities,  past chair of The Community Foundation of Howard County and past chair of the Maryland Bankers Association ,  as well as a  past  board member of the Baltimore Federal Reserve and  served as a Community Advisory board member for the FDIC. She also was a member of the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission. She is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Maryland. 

Mary Ann has been recognized publicly for her achievements in business and for her works in the community.  She was given a lifetime achievement award as the CEO of the year  by the Baltimore Business Journal in 2022.  In 2021, she was ranked as #14 in the Daily Record Power 100 listing .In 2022, Mary Ann was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce , and in  2020, Mary Ann was inducted into the Business and Civic Hall of fame by the Baltimore Sun, while and in 2018, she  received the Industrialist of the Year award from the Baltimore Museum of Industry. She was named one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in Banking by American Banker newspaper in 2016 and 2017. 

She received her MBA from Loyola and  her BA from Seton Hill University. She is a Loyola University Alumni laureate  and a Seton Hill University Distinguished Alumna.

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