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Connecting Generations: Navigating Demographic Preferences in Phone Communication

In an age dominated by so many different methods of communication, phone calls continue to play a vital role in both personal and professional spheres, as phone calls can be seen as one of the more secure ways to confirm information between you and your relationship manager. However, the demographics that interact with phone calls have shifted over time, reflecting changing preferences, technological advancements, and societal trends. Yet, this doesn’t mean all millennials prefers texting while boomers prefer calling.

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Holiday Special: Why We're Grateful for Central Florida's Vibrant Business Community

Join us in celebrating the remarkable entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries who have transformed Central Florida into an economic powerhouse. With their relentless dedication, they have fostered growth and built a brighter future for us all. Let's appreciate the outstanding Central Florida business community and its significance this holiday season.

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Navigating the Importance of Modern Website Design for Banks

The world of banking has changed rapidly with the advent of technology, and nowhere is that more prevalent than the digital landscape. In an era that is dominated by a digital landscape, having a modern and easy to navigate online presence is essential.

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Propelling Forward Together - Core Values in Action

Core values serve as guiding principles that shape a bank’s culture and behavior. Values provide a framework for decision-making and can help our banking teams understand what is expected of them in various situations. Banking is built on trust and having well-defined core values can build this trust with clients. 

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Q & A with SBA Executive J. Kevin Riffey

Let’s talk SBA! We have asked J. Kevin Riffey, our SBA Executive, top questions he receives when asked about SBA loans. Read through his answers to find more insight about the different types of loans. If you want to speak with a SBA Development Officer to explore SBA options for your business, you can find their contact info on our SBA Team page. 

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Steps to Obtaining an SBA Loan

Getting a small business loan may be the next natural step in financing the growth of your business — whether that includes expansion, inventory, or other options. To get from point “A” to point “B”, there are several steps that must be taken to ensure you obtain the best loan for your needs. 

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Bank of Central Florida Propels Forward to Fill the Gap

When was the last time you saw your banker, aka relationship manager? Most business owners don't remember the last time they spoke with their relationship manager: no phone calls, no emails, and no check-ins to facilitate essential business goal planning. At Bank of Central Florida, we see a gap between local business owners receiving guidance from banking professionals in the community. As the population increases in Florida, Business owners could significantly benefit from having a local relationship manager that knows their local marketplace.

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Celebrating our New Tampa Office!

A blustery evening in advance of cooler temperatures was no match for the warm welcome and hospitality provided by CEO Paul Noris, Market Executive Lauren Fernandez, and their team at the Grand Opening of the new Tampa office on Thursday, January 26. Guests, including clients, board members, community leaders and friends arrived early and stayed throughout most of the two-hour celebration at 1 North Dale Mabry. 

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*Interest*ing News: We’ve Expanded Further into Tampa

Tampa natives, the commute time to your local community bank just became a fraction shorter. Bank of Central Florida — founded in Lakeland ­­­in 2007 — has expanded into the bay area on the first floor at 1 North Dale Mabry Hwy to now include a full service lobby, and offices.

Led by Tampa Bay Market Executive (and local) Lauren Fernandez, Bank of Central Florida is excited to offer Tampa residents client-focused, innovative, and entrepreneurial service.

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Bank of Central Florida Appoints Plant City Advisory Board

Bank of Central Florida announces the formation of a board of trusted advisors in Plant City. The Plant City Advisory Board will bring together expertise from local business leaders with experience within Real Estate, Finance, Retail and other industries.  The primary role of the advisory board will be to identify opportunities for the Bank to deliver services to help local business owners grow and expand within the Plant City area.

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