Larry D. Unger
At-Large Trustee, President & Chief Executive Officer, Maryland Public Television, Owings Mills, Maryland
Larry D. Unger is the fifth President in the nearly 50-year history of Maryland Public Television (MPT). MPT, a $32 million noncommercial broadcasting operation headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, is a state licensee member of the Public Broadcasting Service.
Unger first joined MPT in 1997, bringing to the organization nearly three decades' experience in the local financial services community. After serving as the state broadcaster's Vice President of Administration and Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, he was named MPT's President and CEO in July 2011. Prior to his MPT career, Unger served for 11 years as a senior-level executive at Baltimore Bancorp and its main subsidiary, The Bank of Baltimore. In his final position there, he was Executive Vice President of both entities with responsibility for all consumer-related activities including the branch system, retail lending, bankcard and investment services. He managed more than $600 million in loans, nearly 600 employees and $1.75 billion in deposits.
Earlier, Unger served as President of bank subsidiary Atlantic Leasing & Financial, Inc. He gained much of his experience at Maryland National Leasing Corporation, an affiliate of the former Maryland National Corporation. At various times over nearly a decade at Maryland National, he served as Vice President, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President of the leasing subsidiary. Unger began his financial services career as an Assistant Vice President at Commercial Credit Capital Corporation/CC Leasing Corporation where he was hired in 1969.
Unger holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Baltimore where he also earned a certificate in financial management. He completed the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, the pre-eminent executive management school for the financial services industry. Unger served for six years in the United States Coast Guard Reserve.