WashingtonFirst Rings The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

  WashingtonFirst Rings The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Business Wire

RESTON, Va. -- January 11, 2013

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFBI), the holding company of
WashingtonFirst Bank, announced today a milestone event: the ringing of The
NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell as a newly public company. The event
celebrates the Bank’s recent move to The NASDAQ Stock Market with shares of
WFBI common stock commencing trading on NASDAQ on December 24, 2012.

WashingtonFirst Bankshares Board of Directors ring The NASDAQ Stock Market
Closing Bell. (Photo: NAS ...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares Board of Directors ring The NASDAQ Stock Market
Closing Bell. (Photo: NASDAQ OMX)

“We are thrilled to start the New Year off by ringing The NASDAQ Closing Bell
and celebrating this past year’s accomplishments,” said Shaza L. Andersen,
President and CEO of WashingtonFirst Bank. “Our new Listing has been one of
many highlights this year, including the completion of a merger with a bank of
similar size and securing approximately $27.1 million in new equity capital
from individuals and institutional investors. This Listing will allow us to
reach a broader range of investors and continue to help accelerate our growth
in the Washington metropolitan area.”

About WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. [WFBI]:

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. is headquartered in Reston, Virginia and is
the holding company for WashingtonFirst Bank, which commenced operations in
2004. WashingtonFirst Bank, which focuses on providing quality, tailored
services to its customers, conducts a full service commercial banking
operation through 15 offices, with nine located in Northern Virginia, three in
Maryland and three in the District of Columbia. For more information about
WFBI, please visit: www.wfbi.com.

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Contact:

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.
Shaza L. Andersen, 703-840-2420
 
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