Betty Lewis and Greg Olivier each bring more than 20 years of high-level financial services experience to their respective roles
TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2014) – Two new senior-level executives have joined USAmeriBank, bringing high-level experience and expertise to the bank’s risk management department.
• Betty Lewis has joined USAmeriBank as Chief Internal Auditor and Senior Vice President, bringing more than 20 years of extensive auditing experience to her new role. She is responsible for managing the internal audit function of the bank and will assist with the identification and management of risk in order to improve the bank’s objectives. Prior to coming to USAmeriBank, she spent 11 years with IBB Outsourcing, a division of Independent Bankers Bank, as audit director and vice president. Prior to that position, she was an audit manager and vice president with Citigroup.
Lewis earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting from Florida State University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor by the State of Florida and a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager by the Institute of Certified Bankers.
• Greg Olivier has joined USAmeriBank as Chief Risk and Credit Officer, bringing more than 20 years of risk management experience to his new role. He will lead the risk management team in order to constantly work to strengthen the bank’s portfolio and ensure consistent, high-quality credit decisions while ensuring compliance. Prior to joining USAmeriBank, Olivier was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit and Risk Officer for First Southern Bancorp. He has also held similar positions with First Horizon National Corp. in Memphis, Tenn., and Wachovia Corp. in Charlotte, N.C. and throughout Florida.
Olivier earned a bachelor’s degree cum laude and a master’s of business administration in commercial banking and corporate finance from the University of Georgia. Active in the industry, Olivier served on the board of directors for the Risk Management Association from 2010-2013.
“The extensive experience Betty and Greg bring in risk management is a strong asset to our team,” said Joseph V. Chillura, CEO and President of USAmeriBank. “Betty’s expertise in internal auditing and Greg’s expertise in risk and credit management will help us reach our objectives as we continue to grow.”
USAmeriBank is an independent, non-public bank based in Clearwater, Fla. that has established itself as an outstanding middle-market financial institution. The bank serves the needs of individuals and businesses in the Tampa Bay area by providing a high-level of personalized service and attention to a targeted customer base. USAmeriBank’s parent company is USAmeriBancorp, Inc. More information is available at www.USAmeriBank.com.