Michael Rebibo


Financial Services Executive and Entrepreneur

Michael Rebibo is an entrepreneur and visionary in the finance industry with a history of successfully launching, operating and selling financial services organizations. Over his 30-year career, he has developed expertise in commercial and mortgage banking, wealth management and investing. A skilled entrepreneur, Michael assembles and leads dynamic management teams, sales teams, and operations staff in pursuit of growth and profitability and in alignment with shareholder goals.

Michael founded 1st Portfolio Wealth Advisors and 1st Portfolio Lending, both financial services companies that provided wealth management and mortgage banking services, and later sold to WashingtonFirst Bankshares in 2015, and subsequently sold to Sandy Spring Bank in 2017. 

He is also a co-founder of Ategra Capital Management, LLC, a focused equity hedge fund that invests primarily in the banking sector. Michael is one of the founders of Access National Corporation, a bank holding company with $3 billion in assets where he served as a senior executive of the bank, and as president and CEO of Access National Mortgage. Prior to forming AccessNational, he served as president and CEO of Mortgage Investment Corporation and Financial Security Corporation, a fee-only financial planning firm. 

Michael has served on several boards of directors for non-profit organizations including: JMU College of Business and Center for Entrepreneurship, Inova Health System, Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, the Shenandoah National Park Trust, Brain Injury Services, Inc. and the Pentagon Survivors Fund Distribution Committee. In addition, he is a past chairman of the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area.

Michael is a CFP® professional. He holds an M.B.A. in finance from George Washington University and a B.A. in finance from James Madison University.

Michael Rebibo is a member of the College of Business Board of Advisors as well as the Chair of the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.

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