Bank of Central Florida proudly announces a strategic addition to its leadership team with the appointment of Rob McCollum Jr. as the Polk Market Executive. This significant move aligns seamlessly with the Bank's Vision 2025 strategy, marking a deliberate step towards geographic expansion.

Rob McCollum Jr., a professional with over 26 years of experience in the banking industry joins Bank of Central Florida from Truist, where he held diverse and impactful roles such as Business Banking Team Lead, Commercial Relationship Manager, and most recently, as the Greater Polk County Market President. His diverse experience and successful track record in the financial industry make him an invaluable addition to the Bank of Central team.

In the spirit of visionary leadership, Paul Noris, CEO & Chairman of the Board, will continue to steer the Board of Directors, engage with clients across Central Florida, and uphold the distinctive culture of the Bank. Meanwhile, David Moore, President, entrusted with the task of market expansion four years ago, will channel his focus on the establishment of Bank of Central Florida in new markets. 

Collaborating with the esteemed Polk leadership team, Rob will play a pivotal role in delivering the exemplary service that has defined Bank of Central Florida over the past 16 years. In addition to his professional achievements, Rob is deeply committed to the local community. As a lifelong Polk County resident, he shares a strong connection with the region and is actively involved in various organizations. Rob serves as a Board Member for the Barney Barnett School of Free Business and Enterprise at Florida Southern, Chair of the Polk County Advent Health Foundation, and has contributed his time and leadership to organizations such as the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Central Florida, the Lake Wales Arts Council, and The Lake Wales Family YMCA.

Expressing enthusiasm for this key addition, Paul Noris, CEO & Chairman of the Board, commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Rob to Bank of Central Florida. His wealth of experience and deep understanding of the Polk County market will be invaluable as we continue to serve our clients well and support the development of Central Florida.”

Echoing this sentiment, President David Moore added, “Rob’s profound knowledge and extensive background in the banking industry, coupled with his familiarity with the Polk County market, will elevate our team. We are excited to work together to maintain our commitment to delivering the highest level of service to our clients and the growth of Polk County.”

Rob McCollum Jr. shared his excitement about joining the team, stating, “I am thrilled to be a part of the Bank of Central Florida team and contribute to their continued growth and expansion into new markets. I look forward to collaborating with the Polk leadership team to provide unparalleled service to our clients.”

Bank of Central Florida extends a warm welcome to Rob McCollum Jr., anticipating the positive impact and success that his expertise in the Polk County community will undoubtedly bring to the Bank's journey of growth.