Fred L. Bollerer was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of
the Potomac KnowledgeWay Project in January 1998. Mr. Bollerer left his position
as President and Chief Executive Officer of Riggs Bank N.A. in October 1997,
where he had spent the past four years.
Prior to joining Riggs, he was Chairman
of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of First American Bank of
Virginia. He also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First
American Metro Corporation, the operating entity that oversaw the three First
American Banks in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Prior to joining First American, Mr. Bollerer was Executive Vice
President of First City National Bancorporation in Houston, Texas. Mr.
Bollerer began his career in banking at Continental Bank in Chicago in
He received his B.B.A. degree from Ohio University and his Bachelor's
of Foreign Trade from the American Graduate School of International
Management (Thunderbird) in Glendale, Arizona.
Mr. Bollerer also serves on the Boards of the Northern Virginia Roundtable,
School for Contemporary Education, The Washington Scholarship Fund, The
Washington Airports Task Force, and The Greater Washington Region YMCA.
He is also involved in a wide variety of civic activities.