Provident Bank of Maryland, Baltimore, has promoted Ann Durham to senior vice president.
Ms. Durham manages the bank's network of 18 branches in Wal-Mart, Metro Foodmarkets, Santoni's, Giant of Carlisle, and BJ's Wholesale Club stores. She joined the bank in 1988 as a branch manager and was promoted to her current job in 1995.
The Provident Bankshares unit also promoted Jay G. Fitzhugh to director of its bank operations group. His job includes negotiating with companies to which Provident outsources operations functions.
Before joining the bank in 1985 he was a consultant specializing in systems analysis, accounting systems strategies, and project management.