Board of Directors


Georgia S. Derrico is a Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SONA and the Bank. Prior to co-founding SONA in July 2004, she was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc. from 1986 until April 2004. Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc. was the Nasdaq National Market System-listed bank holding company for the $1.5 billion (assets) Southern Financial Bank, Warrenton, Virginia, which was acquired by Provident Bankshares, Inc. in April 2004. She founded Southern Financial Bank in 1986. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative and Credit Officer of the Multinational Division of Chemical Bank in New York City. She also served at Chemical Bank as the Vice President and District Head of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States for the Corporate Banking Division. From 1993 to 2004, Ms. Derrico was a director of Oneida, Ltd. She is the wife of Mr. R. Roderick Porter.
Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
R. Roderick Porter is a President of SONA and the Bank. Prior to co-founding SONA in July 2004, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc. from April 1998 until April 2004. From 1994 to 1998, he was President of FX Concepts, Ltd., an international money management firm located in New York City. Prior to that, he served as a Principal of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Porter spent 15 years at Chemical Bank, including as a Senior Vice President in Chemical Bank's treasury department where he was responsible for asset/liability management, the U.S. government and municipal securities portfolio, all U.S. dollar-denominated funding for the bank and the holding company, money market trading and the discount brokerage operation. Prior experience at Chemical Bank included tours as Vice President and General Manager for northern Europe, based in London, and for Chemical Japan, based in Tokyo. Mr. Porter is the husband of Ms. Georgia S. Derrico.
Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
Member of the Asset - Liability Management Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Neil J. Call is a Director of SONA and the Bank. Mr. Call, now retired, was an Executive Vice President of MacKenzie Partners, Inc., a New York City financial consulting company, since 1990. Mr. Call was formerly executive Vice President and co-founder of the Proxy/M&A Group at Dewe Rogerson, Inc., the predecessor firm to MacKenzie Partners. Mr. Call was a director of Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Financial Bank from 1986 until April 2004 and was chairman of that board's Audit Committee. From 1986 to 1989 he served as Executive Vice President of D.F. King and Co. Prior to that he was with Gulf + Western Industries (now Paramount Communications), most recently as Executive Vice President/Finance, and previously as Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations. He also spent six years with Ford Motor Company's Finance Division. Mr. Call is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Michigan
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
John J. Forch is a Director of SONA and the Bank. For the past four years, he has been the Managing Partner of Forch & Associates, LLC, a tax and financial services firm providing strategic and transactional financial and tax advice in Northern Virginia. Prior thereto, Mr. Forch retired as a Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, where he spent 14 years in various senior management and client service partner positions. Mr. Forch is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the state of Florida.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Charles A. Kabbash is a Director of SONA and the Bank. Mr. Kabbash has been the owner of 414 Associates, a real estate investment company, operating primarily in the Charlottesville, Virginia, area, since 1984. He also manages Summit Realty, a commercial realty firm, and Summit Business Brokerage, which negotiates the purchase or sale of businesses. Both of these firms also operate primarily in the Charlottesville area. Mr. Kabbash is heavily involved in the business and civic community in Charlottesville, serving as a board member and board vice-chairman of the North Downtown Property Association.

Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Asset - Liability Management Committee
Bruce Jennings is President and owner of S.O. Jennings Construction Corporation, owner of Fairfax City Self Storage and a general partner of Gateway Partnerships. Jennings has been an active member of Sonabank's Advisory Board since 2006, and was active on the Advisory Board of Southern Financial Bank from 1999-2004. Jennings previously served on the Board of Directors of Horizon Bank of Virginia from 1990-1999 when it was acquired by Southern Financial Bank. He has been a member of the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors since 1993, and served as Chairman in 2003. Jennings has also been a member of the Fairfax Rotary Club since 1992, and served as President from 2008-2009.
Robert Y. Clagett joined the Sonabank Advisory Board in August 2014. Prior to this he was CEO of Prince George's Federal Savings Bank, headquartered in Upper Marlboro, MD. Mr. Clagett held several positions at the bank and is the grandson of the bank's original founder. Mr. Clagett is an attorney with 49 years of experience handling real estate and trusts. Mr. Clagett also has his broker's license and is involved in a real estate business with his son.