Chairman and CEO, David E. Gillan announced on Tuesday, April 14 that Lynda A. Messick was appointed to the County Bank Board of Directors. Messick formerly served as the president and CEO of Community Bank Delaware since it was founded in 2005. Prior to these roles she was president of Delaware National Bank which is now Fulton Bank.
“Her dedication and accomplishments in community banking are widely respected. We are pleased to strengthen the leadership and diversity of the board with someone of Lynda’s credentials,” said David E. Gillan, chairman and CEO. “With over 40 years of banking experience locally here in southern Delaware, her expert advice and counsel will provide impactful contributions to County Bank.”
In addition to her responsibilities with the Delaware Bankers Association, Messick also served as a member of the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council. She currently serves on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Community Bankers Council, is a board member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, and is a board member of Atlantic Community Bankers Bank.
“I have a long history with many of the board members and staff at County Bank,” said Messick. “This is a wonderful opportunity for me to be able to work with these businessmen and women and local bankers that I know and respect, and who truly embody community banking at its best.”
Messick has attended the University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Stonier Graduate School of Banking. She affirms her commitment to the community as the chair elect of Nanticoke Health Services Board and is an American Red Cross volunteer. County Bank is a locally owned full-service community bank. Headquartered in Rehoboth Beach, the FDIC-insured bank has been serving the residents of southern Delaware since 1990. For more information, individuals are encouraged to visit www.CountyBankDel.com.