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Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s DiIorio elected to River District Alliance

Kristin DiIorio, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank vice president and office manager at the Downtown Fort Myers branch, has been elected to the River District Alliance board of directors.

DiIorio joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in 2016 and has more than 13 years of banking experience. She manages daily operations and customer relationships, including business and consumer banking. A 2009 graduate of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, DiIorio is active in the Southwest Florida community.

The River District Alliance is a private 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the continued development of the historic Fort Myers River District as a hub of economic, social and cultural activity. The RDA works to be a common voice to local elected officials and decision makers. Members are locally-based merchants, residents and property owners.

 

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank hires Neeld

Sharon Neeld

Sharon Neeld has joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank as vice president of loan servicing. Based at the College Parkway branch, she is responsible for loan servicing, including residential and commercial lending.

A Cape Coral resident since 2012, Neeld has 36 years of banking experience, including 30 years in loan operations and servicing.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s Golden named Edison & Ford Winter Estates board chair

Lee Golden, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank senior vice president and director of retail operations, has been named board of trustees chair for Edison & Ford Winter Estates.

Golden, who has been an Edison & Ford Winter Estates board member and previously served as treasurer, will serve a one-year term as chair.

Edison & Ford Winter Estates has been awarded the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is an official project of the “Save America’s Treasures” grant program, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Place. Recently, the Edison Botanical Laboratory was designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. Edison & Ford Winter Estates is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank partners with She Sells Sea Shells to support Moffitt Cancer Center

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has partnered with She Sells Sea Shells for a holiday fundraiser benefiting Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.

Starting Friday, Nov. 3, customers, residents and tourists will be able to purchase handmade original seashell ornaments designed and created by Anne Joffe, the “She” of She Sells Sea Shells. The ornaments, which range in price from $5 to $18, will be displayed on trees and sold in both Sanibel Captiva Community Bank island branches, as well as other island businesses.

“We are proud to support local businesses for a cause that has touched all of us in some way,” said Sanibel Captiva Community Bank President and CEO Craig Albert. “This fundraiser is a great way to support Moffitt’s research efforts.”

She Sells Sea Shells is donating 100 percent of sales to Moffitt Cancer Center, and Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has committed to matching the donation.

“Giving back to the community is a core value of She Sells Sea Shells and has been an ongoing practice for more than 40 years,” said Joffe.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank honored with Business Citizenship Award

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank team – Brian Terrell, Kyle DeCicco, Lana Hollier, Lee Golden, Beth Countryman, Kristin DiIorio, David Hall, Josh Hall – receiving the Business Citizenship Award at the Lee County Economic Development Horizon Council Industry Appreciation Awards

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank was honored with the Business Citizenship Award at the annual Horizon Council and Lee County Economic Development Industry Appreciation Awards.

The Business Citizenship Award recognizes companies for community commitment and employee engagement in community organizations and programs. Sanibel Captiva Community Bank received the award in the “More than 50 Employees” category.

In 2016, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank gave on 96 occasions to local organizations, with charitable contributions and nonprofit sponsorships totaling $151,498. The bank’s directors and employees give generously of their time by volunteering on boards of directors, heading committees and serving in leadership roles for approximately two dozen not-for-profit groups.

“It is because of the commitment, support and involvement of our dedicated board members, management and employees that SanCap Bank has been able to have such a strong impact on the local community,” said Craig Albert, president and CEO of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. “Our staff knows that they’re not just a part of the bank. They’re a part of the community.”

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank holds Downtown Fort Myers branch open house

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s Downtown Fort Myers ribbon cutting

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank celebrated its downtown Fort Myers branch during a Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting and open house.

More than 150 guests gathered in the bank’s newly opened permanent space, located in the Edison Theatre building at 1533 Hendry Street. The bank partnered with local businesses to offer a sampling of downtown favorites, including Bury Me Brewing craft beers and Kearns Restaurant Group’s featured menu items from Capone’s Coal Fired Pizza, The Lodge, Los Cabos Cantina and Izzy’s Fish and Oyster.

Mike Gadaleta, Peter Seif

Marcus Henderson, Justin Stockman

Lee Golden, Nick Manos

Kristin Marks, Jeff Brown, Michelle Hoover

Josh Hall, Don Paight

Josh Hall, Brooklyne Berry

Don Paight, David Hall, Angela Schivinski

David Hall, Brooklyne Berry

Dave Scerbo, Jonathan Ruiz, Steve Bowen

Craig Albert, David Dale, Randy Henderson, Steve Niehaus, David Hall

Bob Hamer, Dieter Kondek, Ruda Hamer, Kyle DeCicco

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s Strasser elected to CHR board

Mona Strasser

Mona Strasser, a Sanibel Captiva Community Bank vice president and office manager, has been elected to the Community Housing and Resources board of directors as treasurer.

“Mona is a very natural fit and an excellent choice,” said CHR Board Chairman Richard Johnson.

Strasser joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in 2015 and has served in multiple roles for the bank. Currently, she manages daily operations and customer relationships, including business and consumer banking, at the Library Way Branch on Sanibel. She has 16 years of banking experience. A Lee County native, Strasser is president of the Red Knight Foundation.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank holds ribbon-cutting for Gateway branch

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank celebrated the opening of its Gateway branch during a Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting.

The Gateway branch is located at 11691 Gateway Blvd. in Fort Myers. Customers can transact business and personal banking, and take advantage of hands-on, individual service Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and until 5 p.m. on Fridays.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank hires Segura

Kenneth Segura

Kenneth Segura has joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank as a customer service representative at its Gateway branch. He is responsible for assisting with customer inquiries, providing information about the bank’s business and consumer products, and managing daily operations, including database information.

Segura has more than six years of experience in the banking industry. A Cape Coral resident, he obtained his associate’s degree from Florida SouthWestern State College and is earning his bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in legal studies.