Freedom Bank of Virginia Taps Tohir as EVP and Head of Commercial Banking


Marc A. Tohir has joined mortgage lender Freedom Bank of Virginia as executive vice president and head of commercial banking.

Tohir has extensive banking experience and was most recently senior vice president and group manager at PNC Bank managing the northern Virginia area. In that role he managed the northern Virginia team of commercial relationship managers serving clients and prospects with revenue between $5 million to $100 million and was responsible for team sales, new business, cross selling and risk management.

Prior to that, he was vice president and relationship manager at Truist (SunTrust) Bank, where he focused on business development, relationship management, sales and risk management.

In his role as head of commercial banking, Tohir will organize and execute growth strategies for the bank’s commercial banking segment across the greater D.C. region and dedicated industry groups.

“We are very fortunate to have a commercial banking executive with Marc’s experience join us as we continue to focus on serving the needs of businesses through talented bankers, extraordinary service and easy-to-use technology,” says Joe Thomas, president and CEO for Freedom Bank of Virginia, in a release. “Marc has a strong network in our market and a deep understanding of key industries in our region, including government contractors, nonprofits and service businesses. Marc’s extensive credit, treasury services and leadership background will help our team continue to grow market share and client successes.”

Tohir says he was drawn to Freedom “because of its unique entrepreneurial culture and client-centric approach. These principles will continue to guide our team, allowing us to provide sound advice and creative solutions to clients. I am eager to assist Freedom’s strong portfolio of current clients and help bring new lead relationships to the bank.”

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