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

For the 12th year in a row, Bank of the Islands served as the Presenting Sponsor for SCCF’s Wines in the Wild on the evening of Friday, November 15. “This fundraiser would not be a success without Bank of the Islands’ support,” said event founder and auctioneer Tom Uhler. “The bank’s presenting sponsorship significantly adds […]

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Lee County businessmen Tom Uhler and Steve Pontius joined South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) board chair Chauncey Goss and District python hunter Geoff Roepstorff on a weekend python hunt in early November. They successfully removed yet another invasive python from the Everglades. “This group of environmentally sensitive friends removed the 2,675th python under our […]

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Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was recognized with a 2019 Industry Appreciation Award during an awards luncheon on October 25 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Estero, Florida today. The Horizon Council, Horizon Foundation, and the Lee County Economic Development Office celebrate local business contributions through this annual event. The bank was recognized […]

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Edison National Bankers and their families took part in the Twelfth Annual Cops & Joggers 5K Race as runners and walkers on October 12, 2019. The bank was also a sponsor for the event and provided water for its participants. With the glow of Fort Myers Police Department’s emergency lights illuminating the course, the 3.1 […]

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