Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking
As Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Bank of Georgetown's headquarters in Georgetown, Brett Kaplowitz works with businesses, real estate developers and investors, and associations to obtain the best possible banking solutions to help them achieve their goals.
He joined Bank of Georgetown in 2006, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as a lender in the banking industry and significant expertise within the real estate industry, which are great assets to both the bank and the clients he serves.
Previously, Mr. Kaplowitz was vice president at Mercantile Potomac Bank, a regional bank based in Gaithersburg, Md., that served D.C., Maryland and Virginia communities. Mr. Kaplowitz is a recognized expert in the banking industry, having authored several articles published by the Washington Business Journal. He has also been quoted in Inc. magazine and American Bankers magazine.
An active member of his community, he is strongly involved with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as a member of the Volunteer Leadership Board of the Washington, D.C. chapter. Mr. Kaplowitz has been recognized with a national award from ADA for his fundraising efforts. He teaches graduate students once a semester at the University of Maryland on obtaining bank loans and has taught business development officers at the U.S. Small Business Administration how to analyze bank loan requests. Mr. Kaplowitz is also a life member of Alpha Epsilon Pi.
He earned dual bachelor's degrees in business and in chemistry from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fl., and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Tulane University in New Orleans, La.