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October 19, 2018

Banking

VyStar Credit Union, Jacksonville

VyStar announced Jenny Vipperman as the credit union's new Chief Lending Officer. Vipperman is responsible for all aspects of the credit union's lending operations, including mortgage, consumer and indirect lending portfolios, along with collections and sales. She will play a key role in the credit union's commitment to remain a reliable borrowing source for members. Read more »
Published on 8/13/2018

Raymond James Bank, St. Petersburg

Raymond James Bank has hired Amanda Stevens as executive vice president and chief operating and strategy officer. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2018

Professional Bank, Coral Gables

Professional Bank has announced the hiring of Sara Moran-Sam as their new Senior Vice President and Private Banker. Read more »
Published on 5/16/2018

Quontic Bank, Coral Gables

Quontic Bank CEO Steven Schnall was named the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Entrepreneur by the University of Florida’s Warrington College. The 51-year-old Clearwater native has a passion for business startups and... Read more »
Published on 5/2/2018

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida, Stuart

Amie Seymour has joined Seacoast Bank as executive vice president and chief technology officer. She serves as a key member of its leadership team and supports its rapidly growing business by implementing its future state operating and digital distribution model across all business units. She also leads the development and execution of its overall technology roadmap. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2018

Suncoast Credit Union, Tampa,FL

Suncoast Credit Union welcomes Gina Abadir to the new position of vice president of business lending. With more than 24 years of business lending experience, Abadir will oversee the sales function of both business and commercial lending. Prior to joining SCU, Abadir worked at Centennial Bank where she served as the vice president and business development officer. Read more »
Published on 2/5/2018

Fifth Third Bank, Jacksonville and Orlando

Jennifer Desmond has joined Fifth Third Private Bank as vice president and wealth management advisor in Jacksonville. In this role, she will help clients reach their financial goals through personalized wealth planning, banking, insurance, investment management and trust and estate services. Desmond has nearly 20 years of financial industry experience in Florida. Fifth Third is also pleased to announce Farhat Ahmed has been named vice president and has joined the team as a business banking relationship manager in Orlando. In this role, she will help small business owners reach their financial goals through services such as loans, deposits and treasury management. Ahmed has 19 years of successful Commercial Banking experience. Read more »
Published on 1/29/2018

Axiom Bank, N.A., Maitland, Fla.

Axiom Bank - a Maitland-based, leading community bank - recently named Wilfrid C. Thibodeau as VP, consumer loan program manager. In this position, Thibodeau will be responsible for the development, planning and execution of strategies to grow Axiom's consumer lending line of business. For more information and to find your nearest location, visit AxiomBanking.com. Read more »
Published on 12/11/2017

Axiom Bank, N.A., Tampa, Fla.

Axiom Bank - a Maitland-based, leading community bank, recently named Kristian Negroni as senior vice president, commercial market executive. In this position, Negroni will grow and retain commercial banking relationships across designated market areas, including Tampa. For more information and to find your nearest location, visit AxiomBanking.com. Read more »
Published on 12/11/2017

TD Bank, South Florida

TD Bank has announced the appointment of Nick Miceli to Regional President, Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/6/2017

PNC Bank, Jacksonville

PNC Bank, N. A. has appointed Brian Bucher regional president of a newly created Port Cities region. Read more »
Published on 10/23/2017

Raymond James Bank, Tampa

Raymond James Bank has hired Grace Jackson to serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

CenterState Bank, Winter Haven

CenterState Bank Corporation announced today that its board of directors has named Mark W. Thompson as President of its subsidiary bank, CenterState Bank, N.A. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

First Citizens Bank, Fort Lauderdale

Laura King has been named Southeast Florida commercial banking manager at First Citizens Bank. In her new role, she leads the bank's commercial banking team that focuses on developing and managing relationships with local companies in the market. King has more than 23 years of banking experience and has been with First Citizens Bank since 2004. Read more »
Published on 9/5/2017

Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc, Palm Harbor, Florida

NTC, the leading post-closing services provider for the nation's largest financial institutions, is proud to announce that Aaron Vause, NTC's AVP of Document Custody, has been recognized & won the HW Insiders Award™ .The program recognizes all-star employees nationwide in the finance industry that are considered the company's best-kept secret & vital to its success. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2017

Pilot Bank, Tampa

Pilot Bank COO Rita Lowman has assumed her role as Chairwoman of the Florida Bankers Association. Lowman will be the third woman to serve as chair in the organization's 130-year history. Beginning her banking career more than 40 years ago, Lowman has held statewide senior level positions at Bank of America, American Momentum Bank and C1 Bank prior to joining Pilot Bank. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2017

Professional Bank, Miami-Dade

Professional Bank, a locally managed, Florida-chartered, member Bank, announced that Miguel Montaner has joined the Bank as Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Lending. Montaner has over 30 years of... Read more »
Published on 5/2/2017

SunTrust Banks Inc., Orlando

SunTrust Banks, Inc. has promoted Arnold Evans to a newly created position as enterprise ethics officer. Evans most recently served as Central Florida Division president for SunTrust in Orlando. Read more »
Published on 4/18/2017

Aztec Group, Miami

Aztec Group, Inc., a Florida real estate investment and merchant banking firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Charles Penan to Managing Director. Penan will manage the financing and capital needs of real estate transactions as well as investment sales for Aztec's clients, including entrepreneurs, commercial developers and institutional investors. Read more »
Published on 3/15/2017

BankUnited, Miami Lakes

BankUnited promoted Cristina di Mauro to senior executive vice president and Florida commercial banking executive. Di Mauro will oversee the bank's Florida commercial line of business, which includes $4 billion of credit commitments, $3.3 billion in outstanding loan balances, $1.2 billion in deposits and a statewide sales team of 92 associates. Read more »
Published on 3/13/2017

First Green Bank, Orlando, Florida

Keith Costello, CEO of First Green Bank, is the next Chairman of the Board of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Read more »
Published on 2/21/2017

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