Hunter R. Hollar

HUNTER R. HOLLAR was named President and Chief Operating Officer
of Sandy Spring National Bank of Maryland in 1990. He assumed the
Chief Executive Officer title and responsibilities on January 1,
1994, of what is now Sandy Spring Bank. Mr. Hollar is a native of
Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. He earned a BS degree from the
University of Virginia and an MBA degree from James Madison
University. He has also completed post graduate work at the
Virginia Bankers Association School of Bank Management. Prior to
joining Sandy Spring, Mr. Hollar served in senior management
capacities at Dominion Bankshares (now First Union) and its
predecessor banks. He is active in numerous professional and
civic organizations in the region. He is serving as the Chairman
elect of the Maryland Bankers Association. He is a graduate of
Leadership Montgomery, a program designed to inform and develop
local leaders. In April 2002, he and his family joined other
community leaders and families and traveled to Jamaica to
participate in a program that builds houses for the poor.