James F. Dent is a founding member of Old Line Bank and has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1988.
He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. since its 2003 incorporation. Mr. Dent was a successful businessman, owning and operating an award-winning State Farm Insurance Agency from 1961 until his retirement in 2006. Additionally, he served on the boards of, and led various non-profit, charitable and service organizations, chaired the Economic Development Commission and was president of the Maryland Association of Counties, was appointed to lead other county and state commissions/committees, and served as County Commissioner for eight years. Mr. Dent currently serves on the Loan and Compensation Committees.
The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Dent’s more than 50 years’ successful experience in the insurance industry in our market area, his active involvement in the founding and continued oversight of Old Line Bank, and his extensive experience providing community leadership uniquely qualify him for his membership on the Board of Directors of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. and Old Line Bank.