Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series
(formerly Johnson & Strachan)
A diverse group of corporate leaders and government officials discuss the strategic and operational issues critical to the nation’s ability to sustain and enhance its competitive edge in a global economy. This community-based academic initiative will enrich the educational experience of the School of Business' students, faculty, and alumni while building and strengthening relationships with the region’s business community.
Students, faculty, and alumni are all encouraged to join the conversation and follow live coverage of each speaker series on Twitter using #BBspeaker
Ronald D. Paul
Chairman, President, and CEO of Eagle Bancorp, Inc.
Chairman and CEO of EagleBank
Wednesday, March 2
EagleBank Arena South Plaza Entrance
George Mason University Fairfax Campus
Paul is the founder of Ronald D. Paul Companies and RDP Management, Inc., along with his position as chairman for Bethesda Investments, Inc. Paul has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career and was recently inducted into the “Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame.” He was named “Community Banker of the Year” in 2014 for the Eastern Region by the Independent Community Bankers of America, named by the Washington Business Journal as a member of the Washington, D.C. area “Power 100” in 2014 and 2015, and was inducted into the “Washington Business Hall of Fame” in 2012.
As chairman of Eagle Bancorp, Inc., in 2005, Paul founded the EagleBank Foundation, which annually raises funds for breast cancer research, patient services, and education. To date, the Foundation has raised in excess of $2.5 million. In 2015, EagleBank entered into a multi-faceted support agreement benefitting George Mason University, including athletic department support, scholarships, internships, and classroom participation. As a result, the Patriot Center was renamed the EagleBank Arena.
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is a public company and its shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol EGBN.