Access National (ANCX) in Reston, Va., has named a veteran banker to joins its board.

Michael Anzilotti will serve as an independent director at the $847 million-asset company. Access National said in a press release Monday that Anzilotti will serve on the audit, compensation and nominating and governance committees.

Anzilotti most recently served on the board of the $2.8 billion-asset Virginia Commerce Bancorp in Arlington, which was acquired by United Bankshares (UBS) last month. He was president of Virginia Commerce's bank from 2004 until his retirement in 2010. He also served as president and chief executive of First Virginia Bank from 1995 to 2004.

"We are extremely fortunate to gain such an experienced banking and business professional," Access National CEO Michael Clarke said in the release. "His demonstrated leadership and hands-on experience that has covered all aspects of banking, finance and community impact spanning several economic cycles will serve our shareholders well and make a meaningful impact."

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