George Mason Bank, Fairfax, Va., has promoted Elizabeth A. Colwell to vice president of commercial lending.
Ms. Colwell, who joined the bank in March 1994, was a business banking officer. She has over nine years of small-business banking experience in commercial credit management and lending.
In addition, the bank has hired Claudia Nesbit as an assistant vice president and retail sales coordinator.
Ms. Nesbit, who has 15 years of banking experience in sales management and training, was previously an assistant vice president of training and training director with First Virginia Bank, Richmond.