Renowned Washington Banker Sam Schreiber Joins Trustar Bank

GREAT FALLS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trustar Bank is delighted to announce its partnership with well-known local banking executive, Samuel A. Schreiber. Schreiber’s extensive reputation within the surrounding community compliments the relationship driven approach of Virginia’s first de novo bank in over a decade. As Senior Advisor for Trustar Bank, Schreiber’s role is focused on opportunity introduction and acquisition.

“As we enter our second year having successfully created a strong structural foundation, while surpassing key milestones, we continue looking forward, identifying opportunities to deepen our impact. Sam’s meaningful community ties will further broaden our reach. We are excited to collaborate with such a highly regarded partner,” commented Shaza Andersen, Chief Executive Officer of Trustar Bank.

Before joining Trustar Bank, Schreiber dedicated 25 years to his career at Wachovia, as well as Wells Fargo after their 2008 merger, holding various roles. At Wachovia, Schreiber acted as Washington D.C. President and Mid-Atlantic Regional President. Schreiber went on to become Regional Executive at Wells Fargo, leading the Mid-Atlantic business banking team to success. Most recently, Schreiber took on the role of President at Chain Bridge Bank, where he oversaw all commercial and consumer business strategy and development activities. In addition, he managed the loan, deposit, and mortgage divisions and joined the Board of Directors of Chain Bridge Bancorp, Inc.

“Business development through relationship building is at the heart of community banking and is something that the Trustar team does very well,” said Schreiber. “I look forward to being a part of a team focused on enriching the experience of clients through exceptional service and forward-thinking solutions.”

Schreiber’s illustrious banking career began in 1975 at Texas Commerce Bank, where he worked as a loan officer. Just seven years later, at age 29, he was named President of Texas Commerce Bank – Campbell Centre. In 1989, he moved on to join First Union, which eventually merged with Wachovia and then later Wells Fargo. In 2013, Schreiber retired from Wells Fargo, beginning his role at Chain Bridge Bank shortly after.

As a former Chairman of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and member of the board of Inova Hospital Foundation, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Washington Performing Arts Society, and the DC College Access Program, Schreiber knows the importance of taking an active role in his community. In addition, he chaired the Greater Washington Initiative and is an active member of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and the Risk Management Association.

Schreiber earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Houston, going on to graduate from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University and the UNC-Chapel Hill Executive Leadership Program. He lives in McLean, Virginia with his wife, Ellen. The pair has two adult children and three grandchildren.

About the Bank – Trustar Bank is a full-service bank offering comprehensive banking products and services to small- and medium-sized businesses and consumers. It is the first bank to be chartered and opened in Virginia in over a decade. For more information, please visit Trustar Bank online at


Shaza Andersen

Chief Executive Officer

Anthony Fabiano

Chief Financial Officer

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