Tampa, Fla., (Sept. 11, 2013) – Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay) has promoted Tony Sasso to retail regional manager for the southeast region. In this role, he will oversee the day to day operations and growth of 12 banking centers throughout Polk and East Hillsborough counties.
In previous roles with Fifth Third, Sasso served as a membership banking officer and a financial center manager. Prior to joining Fifth Third, he was a store manager for Wells Fargo in Tampa.
“With 11 years of experience and a proven track record of growing relationships, both inside and outside the bank, we are pleased to promote Tony as a leader to our retail team,” said José Peña, senior vice president and head of retail banking for Fifth Third Bank (Tampa Bay).
Sasso has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and economics from University of South Florida. He was a recipient of the 2012 Tampa Bay Business Journal “Up and Comer” award and currently sits on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay.
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $121 billion in assets and operates 18 affiliates with 1,320 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,426 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 25% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2013, had $318 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 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 was established in 1858. Member FDIC.
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