TAMPA, Fla., (July 14, 2014) – Fifth Third Bank recently announced that Julie Rhode has joined its team as a vice president and wealth management advisor. Based in Clearwater, Rhode will work with the Private Bank team to develop comprehensive financial solutions for clients in Pinellas County.
Rhode has more than 14 years of wealth management experience and received her B.A. from Purdue University. She also attended the Florida Trust School and holds Series 6, 7, 66 and Life, Health and Annuities licenses.
“We are very pleased to welcome Julie to our Private Bank Team,” said Cary Putrino, Florida director of investment advisors for Fifth Third Bank. “I am very confident that her depth of knowledge and experience will be a tremendous benefit to both Fifth Third and the clients we serve.”
Passionate about the community, Rhode is a member of the United Way Suncoast Women’s Leadership Council and Women in Philanthropy. She also volunteers for Friends of the Clearwater Library and is a former Ruth Eckerd Hall Leading Lady board member. She resides in Palm Harbor with her husband, Dale, and has two children.
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $130 billion in assets and operates 17 affiliates with 1,311 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,614 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 26% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2014, had $281 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® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC.