First Priority Financial Corp. Elects Lamb McErlane Managing Partner Joel L. Frank to its Board of Directors

First Priority Financial Corp. (OTCQX: FPBK) (the “Company”), parent company of First Priority Bank (the “Bank”) recently announced that the Corporation named Joel L. Frank, Esquire to the Board of Directors of the Company and the Bank.

Mr. Frank is the Managing Partner and Executive Committee Chairman of Lamb McErlane PC. His practice concentrates in commercial and civil litigation in state and federal courts, election law, as well as attorney and judicial discipline and ethical matters. Prior to joining Lamb McErlane, he was a partner at a large Center City Philadelphia law firm.

“We are pleased to have Joel join our Board of Directors. He is a widely respected professional and community member with deep ties to Chester County,” said David E. Sparks, Chairman and CEO of First Priority Financial Corp. and Chairman of First Priority Bank. “Joel’s substantial contributions to the regional marketplace and broad business experience will be a valuable benefit for our organization going forward.”

As a leader in the community, Mr. Frank serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and is on the Board of Directors of the Zoological Society of Philadelphia.  He is also Commissioner on the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission and is the longtime Solicitor for the Republican Committee of Chester County and the Chester County Police Chiefs Association. Most recently, Mr. Frank was named General Counsel for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for general litigation annually since 2005, an annual recognition obtained by only 5 percent of Pennsylvania’s attorneys.

About First Priority Financial Corp.

First Priority Financial Corp. is a bank holding company, which along with its bank subsidiary, First Priority Bank, is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania. First Priority Bank, with over $600 million in assets as of June 30, 2017, was chartered in November 2005 and opened for business to the public in January, 2006 as a full service commercial bank providing personal and business lending, deposit products and wealth management services through its seven offices in Berks, Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania.

The common stock of First Priority Financial Corp. trades on the OTCQX marketplace under the symbol FPBK. For further information regarding First Priority Financial Corp. and First Priority Bank, please visit

About Lamb McErlane PC

Lamb McErlane PC, a full service regional law firm based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, has 30+ attorneys and built a reputation on delivering the highest caliber of legal service in an environment focused on personal attention and results. Bringing the sophistication and experience equated with large, metropolitan firms, Lamb McErlane’s highly efficient, goal oriented and focused approach produces results that clients demand.

FPBK Press Release.