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Szyperski elected American Bankers Association chair

Jeffrey M. Szyperski, who serves as chairman, president and CEO of Chesapeake Financial Shares Inc. and Chesapeake Bank and chairman of Chesapeake Wealth Management, added yet another title to his resume this week: chairman of the American Bankers Association.

“The heart of banking lies in the service we provide to our customers and communities each day,” said Szyperski, who leads the bank that is headquartered in Kilmarnock, with branches in Gloucester and Mathews.

“I’m honored to have this opportunity to represent and advocate for the two million women and men working in banking and helping to drive our economy forward,” he said.

Chesapeake Bank’s corporate culture, and the resulting high level of employee engagement, have been recognized by American Banker as one of the top workplaces in the country for six straight years, according to an ABA release. American Banker has also recognized Chesapeake Bank as one of the 200 best performing communit...

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