Bob Altieri is the fourth President of Chesapeake Bank & Trust since it’s founding in 1986 and brings years of experience leading community banks in Maryland.

Altieri led Carrollton Bank and later Howard Bank before landing in Chestertown.

In this interview, Altieri discusses what its means to him to lead a truly “local bank” and his commitment to “mission based” economic development lending focused on People of Color and expanding the local economy. He also discusses the impact of COVID-19 on local business and the community bank response.