SOURCE: Fulton Financial Corporation

December 18, 2006 13:04 ET

Smith Joins Board of American Bankers Association

LANCASTER, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- R. Scott Smith, Jr., chairman, chief executive officer and president of Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT), has been elected to the board of the American Bankers Association for a three-year term.

In addition to ABA, Mr. Smith is active in a variety of community and industry-related organizations, and he currently serves on the boards of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry and the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County.

Founded in 1875, the American Bankers Association, on behalf of the more than two million men and women who work in the nation's banks, brings together all categories of banking institutions to best represent the interests of this rapidly changing industry. Its membership -- which includes community, regional and money center banks and holding companies, as well as savings associations, trust companies and savings banks -- makes ABA the largest banking trade association in the country.

Fulton Financial Corporation, a $14.9 billion Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based financial holding company, has more than 4,500 employees and operates more than 250 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia through fourteen affiliate banks.

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