Tom Ray Welcomed as
Chief Financial Officer
Naples, FL – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Encore National Bank is proud to announce Tom Ray as Chief Executive Officer and President of the bank. Tom Ray was the former Executive Vice President of the Encore Bancshares and Executive Vice President-Florida Banking of Encore Bank. He had been with Encore Bank since September 2004. Mr. Ray was previously President of Orion Bank in Florida and has thirty years experience in the banking industry, during which time he held senior executive and lending positions with First Union (Wachovia), Barnett Bank of SW Florida, and First Florida Bank. Tom Ray holds a B.A. in business administration and finance from Florida State University and an M.B.A. from the University of South Florida.
“Our commitment to our clients will be the driving principle behind the service we provide, the products we offer and the people we hire,” Tom Ray, President of Encore National Bank stated.
Encore National Bank, one of the strongest FDIC-insured community banks in Southwest Florida, is an active lender focused on new loans and relationships, with over $100 million to lend, and no legacy problem loans. Encore National Bank has five convenient locations - two in Naples, and one in each of Fort Myers, Port Charlotte and Sun City Center.