NCBA Board of Directors

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MAT TIAHRT

President

Mat was born in Baltimore and grew up in Glen Burnie. He has been a financial advisor for Edward Jones for 16 years, with his office in Hampstead. He is a member of the Hampstead Lions club and Sandy Mount United Methodist Church. Mat has also been in broadcasting where he worked in radio news and traffic for 20 years. He started out in Laurel, MD and then made stops in Frederick, Richmond, VA, Norfolk, VA and Virginia Beach. He ended his radio career in Baltimore being heard on 100.7 The Bay and WCBM.

Mat's wife Tracy works for Burry Foods and his daughter, Lottie, will be attending University of Maryland, College Park. Mat also has a dog, Ollie, two pigs, Earl and Otis, and eight chickens on his farm, Great Day in the Morning Farm, in Westminster.

CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON

At Large Board Member

Christopher Tomlinson has served in Governor Larry Hogan’s administration since 2017, where he works in procurement managing the Maryland Transit Administration’s (MTA) Contract Division.

From 2017-2021, Christopher wrote for the Carroll County Times and Baltimore Sun, where he covered state and local politics as a bi-weekly opinion columnist.

Christopher is active in the community serving as the President of the Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club and as an appointed commissioner on Carroll County Historic Preservation Commission.

Christopher is very active in politics in Carroll County and across the state. Since 2017, he has served as an elected member of the Carroll County Republican Central Committee. In 2020, he was elected the Third Vice Chairman of the Maryland Republican Party. In addition, he manages the Carroll Republican Victory PAC.

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CHUCK MEWSHAW

Vice President

Chuck, along with his family, operate BirchView Vineyard located just outside the Town of Manchester.

DAVID BISHOP

Website & Social Media

David is the owner of Technolegs, an Owings Mills based Web Design and Managed IT company. Since 1994, they have created hundreds of sites for businesses all over the world and helped them grow and prosper through Social Media Marketing.

In addition, Technolegs’ Managed IT division has been protecting corporate data, training users, and serving as virtual tech support for small and mid-sized companies.

David is married to his college sweetheart, Tracey, and has a son, Daniel. In his spare time, David enjoys travelling, painting, and attending live entertainment events.

A recent (2021) transplant to the area, David has quickly embraced the cultural and business environment of Carroll County.

David M. Bishop
President
Technolegs Inc
45 Beecham Court
Owings Mills, MD 21117
443-625-2300

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CANDICE NICHOLSON

Secretary

Candice was raised in Carroll County. She started working for Farmers and Merchants Bank in 2011 as a Part-Time Teller, 10 years later She has worked up to becoming Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager for the Greenmount Location.

Candice enjoys providing exceptional Customer Service to the community. Newly engaged to a local Farmer, Randy, she is planning a Winter Christmas wedding in December 2023. Candice has a daughter, Hannah, a high school student at Manchester Valley High.

In her down time, Candice enjoys photography, cooking, and spending time making memories with family.

Candice M. Nicholson
Assistant Vice President
Branch Manager
Farmers & Merchants Bank
2320 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074
410-374-3436
410-374-3587