Board Affiliations

The Bank’s officers lend their time and expertise by serving as directors on many non-profit and faith-based boards. Beyond their daily banking responsibilities, our officers find time to support the community through leadership and officer positions on various community boards. Participation has included:

  • American Heart Association
  • Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
  • Bishop Verot High School
  • Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (C.R.O.W.)
  • Edison Ford Winter Estates Foundation
  • Edison Pageant of Light
  • Fort Myers Women’s Community Club
  • Florida Bankers Association
  • Florida Gulf Coast University – Board of Governors Appointee
  • Florida Transportation Commission – Governor Appointee
  • Hope Hospice of Lee County
  • Horizon Council Foundation
  • Horizon Council
  • Industrial Development Authority – Lee County Commissioner Appointee
  • Junior Achievement
  • Kleist Health Education Center at FGCU
  • Lee County Electric Cooperative
  • Lee County Youth Basketball Association
  • Lee Memorial Health Systems Foundation
  • Healthy Lee Steering Committee
  • Project Dentists Care of Southwest Florida
  • Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
  • Roadway Landscape Advisory Committee – Lee County Commissioner Appointee
  • Rotary Club of Fort Myers
  • Rotary Club of Fort Myers South
  • Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
  • Sanibel Community Association
  • Sanibel School Advisory Council
  • Sanibel School Fund
  • Southwest Florida Community Foundation
  • St. Michael Lutheran Church and School
  • SalusCare
  • The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools
  • Uncommon Friends Foundation
Board Affiliations News

Bank of the Islands recently made its latest non-profit donation through its “We Love Our Islands” program. The lucky winner, Diane Horton, was spotted with a “We Love Our Islands” decal on her vehicle, winning her the right to select which local non-profit organization would receive a charitable contribution from Bank of the Islands. Horton […]

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The Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands team volunteered to help SCCF ( the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) complete a very successful Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 19. A team of 30 banker volunteers and their families wore masks and stayed socially distant while tackling Sanibel’s beaches. “We are so grateful to the Edison/Bank of the […]

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Edison National Bank’s Vice President and Senior Commercial Lender, Greg Blurton, was on hand as a Past President of Rotary Club of Fort Myers South at the Alliance for the Arts dedication ceremony.  Rotary Club of Fort Myers South donated $25,000 to Alliance for the Arts campus.  The donation allows for enhancements to the Alliance […]

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Lee County businessman Tom Uhler joined his friend Geoff Roepstorff – Bank of the Islands CEO and licensed python hunter on the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Python Elimination Team – for a recent late night python hunt. Their efforts resulted in removing yet another invasive python from the Everglades. This hunt was the […]

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