1st Mariner Bank Selects Abel Communications as PR Agency of Record

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Abel Communications will provide strategic communications and media relations for Baltimore’s community bank

1st Mariner Bank

We chose Abel Communications to help us craft and deliver the right message to the right audience. We were impressed with the firm’s fresh ideas, focus on results and unique knowledge of the Maryland market.

Abel Communications is pleased to announce that 1st Mariner Bank, the largest independently owned bank in Baltimore, has selected the firm as its public relations agency of record. Abel will provide strategic communications campaigns with a focus on content and message development and media relations.

Headquartered in Baltimore, 1st Mariner Bank operates 15 full-service bank branches throughout Central Maryland. In June 2014, 1st Mariner was acquired and recapitalized under the leadership of CEO Jack Steil and COO Robert Kunisch, beginning a new chapter in its history.

1st Mariner Mortgage, a division of 1st Mariner Bank, operates retail offices in Central Maryland, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and portions of Northern Virginia. Throughout 2015, 1st Mariner Bank will be celebrating its 20th year serving the financial needs of customers throughout Maryland and beyond.

“With this year’s milestone anniversary, new leadership and recent recapitalization, now is the time to tell 1st Mariner’s story of being the Baltimore area’s community bank,” said Rob Kunisch, Chief Operating Officer at 1st Mariner Bank. “We chose Abel Communications to help us craft and deliver the right message to the right audience. We were impressed with the firm’s fresh ideas, focus on results and unique knowledge of the Maryland market.”

Said Greg Abel, President of Abel Communications, “1st Mariner is an important business and brand in Maryland. As the bank enters a new phase of growth, we are excited about the opportunity to showcase their strength, leadership and commitment to the community.”

About Abel Communications
Abel Communications is a results-oriented public relations firm dedicated to fresh thinking to help our clients achieve business goals. Headquartered in Baltimore with an additional office in Harrisburg, Pa., we offer a wide range of public relations and marketing services for companies looking to raise awareness by reaching target audiences with the right message at the right time. We support clients in several industries, with a focus and strength in professional services, senior living, technology, consumer products and non-profits. For more information, visit http://www.abelcommunications.com.

About 1st Mariner Bank
1st Mariner Bank is the largest independently owned bank in Baltimore City. It operates 15 full service bank branches in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Harford, Howard and Carroll counties in Maryland, and the City of Baltimore. 1st Mariner Mortgage, a division of 1st Mariner Bank, operates retail offices in Central Maryland, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and portions of Northern Virginia. 1st Mariner Mortgage also operates direct marketing mortgage operations in Baltimore. For more information, please visit http://www.1stMarinerBank.com.

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