2023/24 Board of Directors, Board, Officers
Lowell Yoder is currently a Sr. Group Manager for Greater Washington Commercial Banking Group at M&T Bank. Lowell is responsible for the overall management of the group including sales management, credit quality and financial performance. Lowell spearheaded the Banks’s strategic Government Contracting initiative, Convenience & Gas project, and Renewable Energy Finance program and served as an advisory member of the Bank’s core 2018 Strategic Selling plan.
From 2007 until the merger with M&T Bank in 2009, Lowell led Provident Bank’s Middle Market Commercial Banking Group in the Greater Washington, DC area. As a Sr. Vice President, Lowell was responsible for all facets of operations including marketing, P&L management, credit underwriting, and community involvement.
Prior to January, 2007 Lowell held the position of Senior Vice President of Strategic Development and Sales Management at Provident Bank in Baltimore. Lowell was responsible for the development of the Commercial Banking Group’s sales culture and revenue generating strategies and tactics. Starting in August 2002, Lowell wrote the Commercial Group’s annual strategic plan and worked to improve and refine sales management practices, reporting tools and methodologies.
Lowell earned his undergraduate degree in Business Finance from Frostburg State University, secured a graduate degree in Commercial Banking at the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and successfully completed the University of Michigan’s Senior Leadership Development Program. Lowell also attended the Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and was a member of the 2000 Leadership Montgomery class.
Lowell currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Washington DC Salvation Army ARC and chairs the Army’s Finance Committee. Lowell is also the President of the Board of Trustees of Fairview Chapel and is a Board Member of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.
Lowell recently purchased a home in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife Deb and has two daughters Lindsey and Abbey.