EEC Business Networking Profile
Old Florida Bank
Executive Exchange of Central Florida Member
We a are a local premier community bank 1.4 billion in deposits. Thirteen branches in Central Florida. We serve the needs of our customers and communities as a locally owned and managed bank. All credit decisions are made on Robinson St not on Wall Street! We offer customized financial products and services, delivering these promptly, courteously, and convenient. Developing personal relationships with our customers.
I am business development officer for Altamonte Springs market. I administer the operation of the branch with primary emphasis on deposit and loan growth, business development and overall customer experience. Maintain a knowledge of banking regulations, policies and procedures.
All of our employees from the President of the bank down to the tellers have participated in the Ritz Carelton Gold excellence service program. It’s our goal to provide top, professional, personal service to all our customers. This will build relationships and retain customers and accounts.
Our motto is “Bank Local” we make decisions at the Landmark building on Robinson St., Orlando.
We are very involved in our community. As Managers we serve on many non-profit boards. My employee’s are encouraged to volunteer and many do this at Second Harvest Food Bank. They are given 16 hrs a year to volunteer. When you have a issue and call our operations or branches you speak with a person. Personalized Service thats Old Florida.
- We are a Commercial Lender.
- Home equity lines of credit
- Residential Mortgage lending
- Treasury Services with Remoted Deposit Capture for our business customers. “banking from their desk”
Why Do You Enjoy What You Do?
I have been in this industry for almost 30 years. I enjoy my staff. I enjoy all the customers that I’m able to help with their financial needs. My favorite part of my job is developing new business by outside calling.
I love to serve my community and over the years have been President and Chairman of many boards. I’m currently serving as Past President of EEC. I was Chairman of YMCA Lake Mary. I currently serve as Mentor on the board of Seminole State College. Serving as Treasurer for Leadership Seminole Class #23. Will graduate 5/16/14.
How Did You Get Into Your Line of Work?
Started as a peak time teller at First Union Bank when moving to this area.
Would be someone looking for a personal service and someone with tenure and a great knowledge of the banking industry.
Ideally a small to medium size business.
On the retail side family that I banked the parents and their children and build a lasting relationship. Taking care of all phases of their life.
That we are very competitive with the larger banks and we in many cases are higher on rate than our competitors.