BCT Taps Industry Veterans to Lead Mortgage Division

Potomac Bancshares Inc. the holding company of the Bank of Charles Town has namedStephen Cowen as its senior vice president and director of Mortgage Banking and Gwen Miller as its Virginia mortgage production support manager.

Cowen, formerly vice president and senior loan officer with Atlantic Coast Mortgage and director of mortgage production with Middleburg Mortgage, will lead BCT’s team of 10 mortgage professionals. The Leesburg resident has more than 30 years of financial services experience and over 20 years of mortgage origination experience.

“As we look towards BCT’s future, we are excited to have someone of Steve’s caliber lead our Mortgage Banking team,” stated bank president and CEO Alice Frazier. “At BCT, we value building a relationship with our customers beyond just the mortgage, and Steve’s banking experience makes him a great fit. We look to his leadership to expand our relationships with local builders, realtors and families as we become the first choice for mortgages in the counties we serve.”

Miller, formerly residential portfolio manager with Middleburg Bank, began her banking career with Middleburg Mortgage in 2001. The Purcellville resident is past president of the Loudoun County Board of the American Cancer Society and past planning committee chairwoman for the Relay for Life.

The Bank of Charles Town is a locally owned community bank with seven offices serving Loudoun County, the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, and Washington County, MD. For more information, go to mybct.com.

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