Winfield M. Kelly Jr., vice president of Storer Cable Communications of Maryland Inc. and a former Prince George's County executive, has been elected a director of Silver Spring-based First American Bank of Maryland.
Kelly, 49, switched from a career in local government to the local cable business in 1979 when he joined Storer. Storer, a subsidiary of Miami-based Storer Communications Inc., operates a cable television network that serves northern Prince George's County.
Kelly also is president of WMK Inc., an investment company involved in cable communications and real estate. Currently, WMK and another firm, Prime Cable Corp., are working on a deal to acquire Storer of Maryland and cable franchises in Leesburg and Ft. Belvoir from the parent company.
From 1974 to 1978, Kelly was county executive of Prince George's County. An organizer of the National Organization of County Executives, he is also a former vice chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
He has served on the board of directors of Metropolitan National Bank, Bank of Maryland and the advisory board for Capital Cities Savings & Loan. Currently, he is president of the business and industry advisory council to the Prince George's County Schools.
A native of Maryland, he graduated from the University of Maryland in College Park.