Jeff Taylor began working at McDonald’s nearly 50 years ago — his first job while he was still in school. He worked for McDonald’s Corporation for 21 years before he and his wife had the opportunity to become owners and operators. In 1992, they purchased their first McDonald’s restaurant in Jessup, MD and now own and operate 10 restaurants throughout Howard, Carroll and Baltimore Counties.
As the nation’s largest Certified Public Accounting firm dedicated exclusively to serving Federal government customers, Kearney is tasked with a formidable challenge: helping the U.S. Federal Government maintain and improve the overall effectiveness, efficiency, and accuracy of its financial operations.
For Computer World Services, Sandy Spring Bank’s Knowledge of the Government Contracting Sector Sets It Apart from Others
In the 30 years since Frank Hameed founded Computer World Services (CWS), the company’s growth has been exponential. Starting as a one-person outfit in 1990 providing training to DISA engineers in the transition to then-new Voice over IP networks, today CWS is a significant player in the network integration sector, operating worldwide with more than 400 employees serving more than 20 federal agencies.
The Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC, is a government contractor that provides technical support services for federal agencies and Principal and CFO, Vince Marucci, knows how important their banking needs are. Having been in business for over 15 years, one of the things they believed in was long-term relationships. Since switching to Sandy Spring Bank, it didn’t take long for Marucci to realize they’re a really good match.
In the midst of shopping around for banks, Dave Marks, Vice President of Finance & Administration for BrightFocus Foundation saw that Sandy Spring Bank had the key ingredients they were looking for — superior customer service, a reliable approach, and the accessibility of speaking to representatives at any given time.
A little over a decade ago, Monica Escalante, Chief Financial Officer of Montgomery Hospice, made the decision to open an account at Sandy Spring Bank, and she never looked back. p>When they first started working with Sandy Spring Bank, Montgomery Hospice wasn’t as big as they are now and didn’t serve as many patients. Sandy Spring Bank worked with them and took the time to understand and meet their needs. “Sometimes you really need advice, such as the need for opening a separate account. They will suggest ideas and weigh the pros and cons,” stated Escalante. “We feel like we are not just another client…it feels as if we are the ONLY client.”
Before John Paukstis became President and CEO for Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland in 2006, Sandy Spring Bank had already been the organization’s banking partner. He could tell immediately that Sandy Spring Bank had a mission to support local nonprofits and be an advocate for the community.