TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ:CFNL) announced today that more than 500 community leaders, policymakers, area economists, and interested citizens attended the annual Cardinal Bank and George Mason University Economic Conference January 11, 2013. Dr. Stephen S. Fuller, of George Mason University’s renowned Center for Regional Analysis, spearheads the highly regarded conference, which provides attendees with a foundation of research and expert data analysis to use as indicators for the coming year.
“We are delighted to continue our ten-year partnership with George Mason University to present such an instructive economic forum,” said Bernard H. Clineburg, Cardinal Chairman and CEO. “This year’s impressive line-up of regionally-recognized industry leaders provided timely insight and expert commentary on the economy, housing, construction financing and financial trends of the past year, and their expected impact on Greater Washington’s economy as we enter 2013. We were pleased at the addition of Chuck Todd, Political Analyst and White House Correspondent for NBC News, to our slate of speakers to provide additional insights in light of the 2012 election results.”
Other distinguished conference speakers included: Douglas G. Duncan, Chief Economist, Fannie Mae, and Lisa Sturtevant, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor and Deputy Director, Center for Research Analysis, George Mason University. A notable group of regional economic executives from Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, and Prince George’s County participated in a panel discussion with conference moderator, Alex Orfinger, Washington Business Journal.
About Cardinal Financial Corporation: Cardinal Financial Corporation, a financial holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, serves the Washington Metropolitan region through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cardinal Bank, with 27 conveniently located banking offices. Cardinal also operates George Mason Mortgage, LLC; Cardinal First Mortgage, LLC; Cardinal Trust and Investment Services; and Wilson/Bennett Capital Management, Inc. The Company's stock is traded on NASDAQ (CFNL). For additional information, please visit our Web site at www.cardinalbank.com or call 703.584.3400.