Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> June 14, 1999

Peter M. Martin – Provident Bankshares Corporation

PETER M. MARTIN has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Provident Bankshares Corporation since 1998. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Provident Bank of Maryland from 1990 to 1998; Executive Vice President of Equitable Bancorporation from 1984 to 1990; Senior Vice President & Division Head of Banking Operations & Marketing of non-credit services at Bank of Boston from 1966 to 1984; Systems Engineer at Honeywell from 1963 to 1966; Marketing at General Electric from 1961 to 1963. Mr. Martin holds an AB, from Harvard College, 1959, an MBA from Harvard Business School, 1961, and is a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking, 1974. Profile
TWST: First, give us a brief summary of Provident, enough information to

put us into context. What do you see as your company and what do you

see as your business today?

Mr. Martin: We're