Episode 10

Published on:

8th Sep 2020

Find People Jobs with Todd Rowley, Market Executive at Old Dominion National Bank

Todd Rowley is the Market Executive for the Capital Region for Old Dominion National Bank. Todd is based in Old Dominion's Tysons Corner executive offices and is responsible for commercial loan and deposit business development throughout the Washington D.C. Metro area. With nearly 40 years of in-market banking experience, he focuses on serving small-and mid-sized businesses through the bank's dedicated specialty groups, including government contracting, professional services, and non-profit. In prior roles, Todd has worked for numerous banks such as United Bank, Capital One Bank, Wells Fargo, and First Virginia Bank.

Todd sets himself apart through his desire for continued learning. He earned his M.B.A., with Honors, in Finance and Operations Research/Management Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Pamplin College of Business, a Graduate Degree in Banking Finance from the University of Delaware Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and a B.A. from Adrian College. He also holds an A.S., Summa Cum Laude, in Information Systems Technology and Cybersecurity from Northern Virginia Community College.

Todd stays connected in the community through various organizations. He currently serves as a Board Member for the Northern Virginia Community College, a member of the Virginia Tech Pamplin School of Business Advisory Council, a member of Virginia Tech President's Leadership Council, Chairman of the Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board, a Board Member of GO Virginia, a member of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) Advisory Council, and a Board Member of LEAD Virginia.

In this episode we touch on the following topics: 

  • The demystification of getting into cyber jobs and how the community can support further education for people from all backgrounds.
  • The difference between skills and degrees and how employers should view
  • Amazon choosing Northern Virginia as HQ2.
  • The business climate during the pandemic.
  • The evolution of banking during the pandemic.
  • Serving in organizations based on your skills and passion.

Get in contact with Todd Rowley:


Twitter: @ToddWRowley

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/todd.rowley.7/

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddrowley/

Northern Virginia Chamber: https://www.linkedin.com/company/northern-virginia-chamber-of-commerce/

NOVA: https://www.linkedin.com/school/northern-virginia-community-college/

LEAD VA:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/lead-virginia/

VT Advisory Board: https://www.linkedin.com/school/vtpamplin/

Adrian College Alumni: https://www.linkedin.com/school/adrian-college/

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About the Podcast

The NoVA Business Podcast
A series of interviews with Northern Virginia's most influential business leaders.
The NoVA Business podcast is a stream of interviews with NoVA's leading entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives.

Northern Virginia is America’s best-known secret. With Ranking #1 in the nation for workforce and education and #3 for business friendliness, NoVA is a hotspot for the world’s top talent and entrepreneurs. There's no question why companies like Amazon and Capital One call NoVA home for their headquarters.

On this podcast, we will share the inspiring stories of leaders who are shaping the community around us. Listen to the challenges they have overcome, the lessons learned, and the vision they have moving forward. Get ready for a series of epic conversations!

The NoVA Business Podcast is sponsored by The Business Benefits Group.

About your hosts

Jessica Du Bois

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Jessica Du Bois is a consultant and advisor for employee benefits, working with dozens of companies in the D.C. region. Creating The NoVA Business Podcast became one of Jessica's goals after working with many of the incredible business leaders in Northern Virginia.

The podcast is a collection of stories that tell us the trials and successes that have formed the community around us. No gimmicks. No paid interviews. Just real-life storytelling of the friends and leaders that inspire you.

When Jessica isn't interviewing for the podcast or advising on benefits, you can find her coaching boxing classes or training for her next half marathon.

Derek Winn

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As a corporate health care strategist, Derek has had the unique opportunity to partner with hundreds of leading and admired businesses across Northern Virginia. Given his role, he has been able to witness and support businesses during the best of times as well as the worst of times.

These stories are the fuel for the Northern Virginia Business Podcast - the only podcast focused exclusively on the founders, leaders, and heroes in our own backyard of Northern Virginia.

These stories are intended to captivate and inspire those who continue to shape the landscape of Northern Virginia.

While he spends the majority of his time working in Fairfax, he has the most fun at home in Warrenton with his family.