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Financial and Banking Industry Leader Alfred H. Moses Joins Old Dominion National Bank’s Board of Directors

29 July 2019

TYSONS CORNER, Va., July 29, 2019 — Alfred H. Moses, one of the financial services and banking industry’s leading figures and a distinguished public servant, has joined the Board of Directors of Old Dominion National Bank.

“Having an industry innovator, diplomat and attorney of Alfred’s caliber join our board to build a high-performing financial institution is not only an honor, but a validation of our independent, locally owned and managed bank’s mission and growth strategy,” Chairman and CEO Mark S. Merrill said. “His experience, counsel and perspective will be invaluable to our board and Greater Washington area footprint as we continue to add top talent and introduce growing numbers of businesses and individuals to a true community banking experience with Old Dominion.” 

Ambassador Moses is currently Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of Arlington’s Promontory Interfinancial Network, the largest provider of deposit allocation services to U.S. banks, Co-Founder Emeritus of Washington’s Promontory Financial Group, a leading global financial services risk management and regulatory compliance firm, and Senior Counsel in Covington & Burling LLP’s Washington office.

He is also currently a member of the Diplomatic Council on Energy Security (SAFE), chair of UN Watch, co-chair of the Board of Governors of Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv, chair of the American Jewish Committee’s National Advisory Council, and a member of the International Board of Atidim, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Metropolitan Club.

His distinguished career in public service includes serving the Carter administration as Special Advisor and Special Counsel to the President, as well as the Clinton administration as Ambassador to Romania and Special Presidential Envoy for the Cyprus Conflict. 

Ambassador Moses worked over two decades to free Jews and others in Communist Romania, for which he was honored in 2002 as the only American to be awarded Romania’s Marc Cruce medal.  He is a published author who has written and lectured extensively on banking, legal, international relations and social issues. 

A U.S. Navy veteran, Ambassador Moses served as an active duty intelligence officer and on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations.  He received his B.A. degree with Highest Distinction from Dartmouth College, did graduate work at the Princeton Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and received his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law School.