Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
Kenny Elias joined Congressional Bank in 2011 and now serves as the Chief Lending Officer of the bank. Kenny also founded and continues to run the Corporate Lending business at Congressional Bank. Prior to Congressional Bank, he served various roles in leveraged finance, private equity and accounting. Most recently Kenny was with Blackstreet Capital where he sourced, underwrote, and managed control equity buyouts of underperforming companies. Prior thereto, Kenny was a Director of Portfolio Management for Leveraged Finance at Capitalsource Bank where he managed several billion dollars of performing and non-performing loans throughout his tenure. His previous experience includes roles with Allied Capital Corporation (now part of Ares Capital) and regional CPA firm Watkins Meegan LLC. Kenny is a CPA and received his MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware.