FORT PIERCE —
Andy Beindorf, Regional President of General Banking for CenterState Bank, has named Cheryl Howe as Assistant Branch Manager of the new Fort Pierce banking center when the office opens in November. The second of the two Treasure Coast offices (Vero Beach opened in 2010) is located on Okeechobee Road, in front of the former Orange Blossom Mall.
Cheryl Howe brings 17 years of banking experience to her new position, previously working in local financial establishments as a commercial loan specialist, as a processor/closer in residential loans and as a recruiter in Human Resources. Howe has volunteered in many local organizations including Mustard Seed, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, March of Dimes, Main Street-Fort Pierce and the American Cancer Society. She will be responsible for the daily operations as well as promoting business development and working with the bank staff that includes Lori Wuchte-Vice President/ Branch Manager, Lucy Fulknier -Head Teller and Clay Collins, Commercial Loan Officer.
CenterState Bank of Florida N.A., an independent Florida bank based in Winter Haven, is owned by a Davenport-based holding company, Centerstate Banks Inc. The holding company now has 53 branches throughout 15 Florida counties and combined assets of nearly $2.3 billion. That ranks it among the top Florida-based banks. CenterState Bank, has been recommended by Bauer Rating Service (an independent bank rating and research firm in Coral Gables) for 72 consecutive quarters.
CenterState Bank is located at the Orange Blossom Business Center, 4150 Okeechobee Rd, Suite C in Fort Pierce. The banking center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 772-460-2242