|Sarasota, Fla. October 24, 2013— Insignia Bank announces it is expanding its Commercial Lending division focusing on the Bradenton/Manatee County market by hiring two Vice Presidents of Commercial Lending. Rochelle Lewis and Jeff Chapin will both be based out of Insignia Bank’s Cattlemen office located at 5850 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL at the corner of Cattlemen and Fruitville Roads.
Both Lewis and Chapin are truly hometown bankers who grew up in Bradenton and graduated from Manatee High. Lewis received her economics degree from the University of Florida and Chapin graduated from USF with his bachelors in business.
Rochelle Lewis has 25 years of community banking experience in both Manatee and Sarasota counties with a specialty in small business lending. Jeff Chapin has over 21 years of banking experience all in the Bradenton/Manatee County market with the past 16 years as a commercial lender. He is on the Manatee County Boys and Girls Club Corporate Board and is on the board of the Lakewood Ranch Little League.
“Insignia Bank is pleased to have both Rochelle and Jeff join our commercial lending team,” said Charles G. Brown III, Chairman and CEO of Insignia Bank. “Their extensive knowledge of and experience in the Bradenton/Manatee County market will serve their customers, and Insignia Bank, well.”
Insignia Bank is a locally owned and operated Community Bank with its downtown location at 333 North Orange Avenue at the corner of Fruitville Road in Sarasota, FL. Insignia’s other branch office is located at 5850 Fruitville Road at the intersection of Cattlemen Road in Sarasota, FL. Insignia Bank’s primary lines of business include consumer and commercial deposit services, commercial real estate lending, residential mortgages, and investment services. Insignia Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and an Equal Opportunity Lender. Investment and other non-deposit products are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, and not guaranteed by the bank or any government agency and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal invested. www.insigniabank.com
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