Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay) recently hired 38-year industry veteran Tom Jones as an SBA specialist. In this new role, he is responsible for developing financial opportunities and strategies for businesses seeking SBA loans.
Prior to joining Fifth Third, Jones was an SBA Business Development Officer with SunTrust Bank in Jacksonville. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the McKendree University’s Louisville, Ky. campus. He is an active volunteer with the Exceller Fund – an organization that trains and rehabilitates retired race horses.
“We are proud to have a leader with such relevant experience join our team,” said Brian Lamb, president of Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay). “With Tom’s knowledge base of the banking industry, he will be a tremendous asset to Fifth Third, as well as the customers he serves.”
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,320 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,404 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 39% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2012, had $300 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank. Member FDIC.