Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. is a bank holding company. Its operates through its subsidiary Sonabank, offers a wide range of commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses and retail consumers. The firm focuses on making loans secured primarily by commercial real estate and other types of secured and unsecured commercial loans to small and medium-sized businesses in a number of industries, as well as loans to individuals for a variety of purposes. It also invests in real estate related securities, including collateralized mortgage obligations and agency mortgage backed securities. The company was founded by Georgia S. Derrico and R. Roderick Porter in 2004 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.