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.
William H. Lagos is a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SONA and the Bank. From 1986 until April 2004, Senior Vice President and Controller of Southern Financial Bank, the operating subsidiary of Southern Financial Bancorp, Inc., which was acquired by Provident Bankshares, Inc. in April 2004. Mr. Lagos participated in SONA's organization commencing in November 2004.
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.