July 5 – Florida Community Bank N.A. (“FCB”) has become the second largest independent bank in Florida. Founded seven years ago with the goal to create a premier Florida-based, Florida-focused regional banking franchise, FCB is one of the fastest-growing banks in Florida, and is now the state’s second largest independent bank. A primary reason for FCB’s market leading growth is our unique commitment to exclusively serving Florida and Floridians. This approach has led to over $5 billion of organic new loan fundings since 2014 as FCB continues to partner with our local communities to facilitate a sustainable dynamic for development and growth.
June 30 — Belmont Savings Bank announced the addition of Heather Rielly to the business banking relationship management team as Vice President, Business Banking Relationship Manager, serving markets in Greater Boston.
June 19 – Citizens Bank has announced that it will partner with Bottomline Technologies to deploy a market-leading online and mobile banking platform for its commercial and business banking clients.
May 19 – CBC National Bank, headquartered in Fernandina Beach and with branches in Fernandina Beach, Ocala and The Villages, Fla., and Beaufort and Port Royal, S.C., has launched a newly updated website featuring enhanced functionality and content, a clean design, improved navigation, and more, all designed to facilitate a more engaging user experience.
May 15 – BMO Harris Bank has launched a new suite of consumer checking products, which is tailored to match the lifestyles of customers and focused on bringing simplicity to banking at any stage of life.
April 4 – TotalBank, a leading, full-service community bank serving the Miami market, has announced its relationship with Romero Britto, the international artist known for using vibrant colors and bold patterns across multiple mediums. (more…)
March 24 – Optimism is on the rise among owners of mid-sized U.S. companies, according to a new Citizens Commercial Banking survey examining the impact of the presidential election on the appetite for mergers and acquisitions.
March 7 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, has announced the launch of Join Us For Good, a program to inspire customers and communities, celebrate those who are making a difference, and rally others to join together to “create a movement” to do good things and help people prosper.
February 21 – The annual RDC Summit, usually held each fall in Orlando, has given way to a new one-day format called RDC Forum. This year’s Forum is being held March 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, Atlanta.
February 21 – Penn Community Bank is proud to introduce a new program to bring no-cost financial literacy programs and convenient banking services to local businesses and schools while supporting Bucks County nonprofit organizations.