NCBA Board of Directors




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.



Board Member


Vice President


Board Member

Mat Tiahrt is past President for NCBA serving as President for two years (2021-2022). He is also President of the Hampstead Lions Club serving his first year in that role. Prior to that he was their Vice President and Secretary.

Mat is a financial advisor with Edward Jones in Hampstead. He has been with the firm for 18 years. He served in leadership with Edward Jones as growth leader and as regional client consultation group leader.

He is also a member of Sandy Mount United Methodist Church and is a board member for the Carroll County Academy of Finance, a group that helps high school students interested in finance or accounting.

Mat lives in Westminster on the 25-acre Great Day in the Morning Farm. He has four pigs, two goats, six chickens and two ducks. He is married to wife Tracy and his daughter Lottie attends the University of Maryland College Park and is majoring in international business.


Secretary, Website & Social Media

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

David is married to his college sweetheart, Tracey, and has a son, Daniel and a daughter-in-law, Ashley. 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
Technolegs Inc
45 Beecham Court
Owings Mills, MD 21117


Board Member

Christopher Tomlinson was elected in 2022 to the Maryland General Assembly to represent Legislative District 5 (Carroll & Frederick Counties) in the Maryland House of Delegates, where he serves on the House Judiciary Committee. He previously served on the Carroll County Republican Central Committee from 2017 - 2022 and served as the 3rd Vice Chairman of the Maryland Republican Party from 2020 - 2022. 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 works at the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) managing the Contract Division within the Office of Procurement.

Christopher is active in the community serving as a member (and former President) of the Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club.