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Bank of the Islands President Robbie Roepstorff is pleased to announce David B. Lowden has joined the banking staff. He will serve in a newly created management position as the bank’s Vice President – Private Client Relations.
“David is well known in our regional banking community,” said Roepstorff. “He has been recognized as one of the top-ranked private client bankers in Southwest Florida, and we’re very pleased his extensive expertise is now available to our customers.”
With more than a quarter century of banking experience, Lowden will administer personalized full-service banking to high net worth families and individuals. Among the banking services being offered are deposit-related services, extending credit, providing both financial and banking recommendations, and assuring continuous customer awareness of available banking services. He will be coordinating a client’s entire credit process, on an individual basis, from the initial application through the closing of the loan transaction.
“I began serving the banking needs of island families and businesses in 1994,” said Lowden. “Joining the Bank of the Islands team feels like a real homecoming for me.”
A graduate of the University of Colorado, Lowden is a longtime resident of Lee County. Consistent with Bank of the Islands’ commitment to corporate citizenship, he has an active history of community engagement. Recognition for his previous community service includes receiving the Florida’s Finest – Certificate of Appreciation from Florida Governor Lawton Chiles. It was presented “in recognition of significant dedication and devotion to the common good of our State”.
Bank of the Islands, a name synonymous with island community banking since 1974, is located at 1699 Periwinkle Way, at the corner of Casa Ybel Road, on Sanibel. The Captiva office is at 14812 Captiva Drive, next to the Captiva Post Office. As the oldest locally owned and managed community bank on the islands, Bank of the Islands is proud to be the winner of 44 “Best of the Islands” awards since 1999, including being chosen the Best Island Bank for 21 years straight.