Edison National Bank

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands Sponsors Strides for Education 5K

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was proud to be counted among the sponsors for the Eighth Annual Strides for Education 5K Walk/Run on February 2, 2019. The race course took more than 1,000 runners of all ages through a shaded tour of Florida SouthWestern State College’s Lee County campus. 

“We were so proud to be a Silver Sponsor as well as the Photo Booth Sponsor,” said Bank President Robbie Roepstorff. “All our bankers are so supportive of this event that […]

Edison National Bankers Join in Read Across America

On March 1, 2019, Edison National Bankers joined a nationwide effort to transport young readers to “Seussville”. Marking the anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Read Across America is an annual reading celebration.

Sponsored by the National Education Association, Read Across America involves thousands of schools, libraries and community centers using the occasion to encourage reading in kids and teens.

Here in Fort Myers, Edison National Bank was represented in the local efforts by Vice President, Lending Liz Aurensan and Concierge Janice […]

Edison National Bank Honors Student Nature Photography Contest Winners

The winners have been announced in the annual Student Nature Photography Contest sponsored by Edison National Bank in cooperation with the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This annual program begins with a guided visit to the Refuge by Cypress Lake Middle School (CLMS) students. During the outing, they observe and photograph wildlife and native plants. A professionally judged contest is then conducted, for which Edison National Bank provides overall financial support, including medals and cash prizes for the winners. […]

Real Python Hunters Don’t Wear Gloves

Business Observer  |  January 11, 2019  |  By: Andrew Warfield

EXECUTIVES: The husband-and-wife team of Geoff and Robbie Roepstorff founded Edison National Bank in 1997 in Fort Myers. The bank has since grown to four branches in Lee County, including Sanibel and Captiva Islands and the downtown River District. It had $300 million in assets through Sept. 30, according to Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. data. Edison National Bank, say the founders, has enjoyed controlled growth through conservative principles. “We don’t go […]

Bank of the Islands Promotes Grotrian to Asst.V.P.

Robbie Roepstorff, President of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, is pleased to announce Darrin Grotrian has been promoted to Assistant Vice President.

With this promotion, Grotrian becomes an officer within the bank’s management team. He will also continue serving as the Assistant Office Manager for the bank’s Sanibel and Captiva offices.

“With his retail banking knowledge and can-do attitude, Darrin plays a strong leadership role for the Bank of the Islands team,” said Roepstorff. “His assistance to Vice President Willy Ocasio […]

Bank of the Islands Promotes Ocasio to VP

Robbie Roepstorff, President of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, is pleased to announce a promotion from within the bank’s senior management.

Willy Ocasio, previously serving as Assistant Vice President and Sanibel-Captiva Office Manager, has been elevated to Vice President. Her title will retain her position as the Sanibel-Captiva Office Manager.

“In the more than four years she has been managing our Sanibel and Captiva offices, Willy has consistently made customer service the top priority for the Bank of the Islands team,” […]