Service Awards

The Bank and its leadership are proud and humbled to have been recognized for their community service with several awards.

In 2018

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was recognized with an Industry Appreciation Award in Business Citizenship from The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office.

In 2010

Geoff and Robbie Roepstorff, CEO and President respectively, received the statewide honor of being named Florida Bankers Association’s “Bankers of the Year”.

In 2004

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was the proud recipient of the First Outstanding Philanthropic Business Award, bestowed by the National Philanthropy Day Leadership Council.

In 1999

Edison National Bank was awarded the Industry Appreciation Award hosted by the Horizon Council for exceptional level of leadership, innovation, investment and community involvement in Southwest Florida.

On the local level

Bank of the Islands, our Sanibel and Captiva offices, has been voted “Best Island Bank” for 20 years straight and has received 41 “Best Of” awards since 1999.

Latest Award 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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Our President, Robbie Roepstorff, has been recognized with the following honors:

2014

Person of the Year Award presented by the News-Press Media Group

2012

Honorary Lifetime Member Award by the Uncommon Friends Foundation

2008

Paulette Burton Lee County Citizen of the Year Award presented by the Board of County Commissioners

2006

Lee County Business Leadership Hall of Fame Laureate Award

2004

Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Citizen of the Year Award

2004

University of North Alabama Alumnus of the Year Award

ATHENA Award Recipient in 2002

Presented annually by local chambers of commerce throughout the United States to an individual exemplifying excellence in the individual’s business or profession, service to the community in a meaningful way, and for assisting women in developing their leadership potential.