Service Awards

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

In 2019

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

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 News

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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Bank of the Islands recently made its latest non-profit donation through its “We Love Our Islands” program. The lucky winner, Nanny’s owner Megan Shores, 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 […]

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Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) has named the Robbie B. Roepstorff Group Fitness Studio in honor of the President of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands. In doing so, FGCU cited Roepstorff’s “tireless advocacy for the University’s Recreation and Wellness Center and the students of FGCU.” “It’s such an honor to be associated with the […]

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The Lee County Port Authority Airports Special Management Committee (ASMC) has elected Robbie Roepstorff as its Chair. Roepstorff is the President of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands. Other members of the Airports Special Management Committee include Vice Chair Noel Andress, John Goodrich, Randy Krise and Fran Myers. The committee also includes two regional members, […]

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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.