TAMPA, Fla. – Fifth Third Bank (Florida) recently announced the expanded role for Jim Weiss, senior vice president, senior commercial banking executive for North Florida. Effective immediately, Weiss will assume additional responsibilities as Tampa city president, reporting directly to David Call, regional president for Florida. In this role, Weiss will continue his commercial banking management responsibilities in addition to overseeing the overall Tampa Bay market operations.
Weiss has more than 17 years of commercial management experience, 10 of which have been with Fifth Third Bank in various commercial executive positions. He also previously served as Fifth Third’s Private Bank executive in St. Louis and Business Banking executive in Tampa Bay. Prior to his tenure at Fifth Third, Weiss served as first vice president, middle market team lead for Commerce Bank, N.A. in St. Louis. He earned a Bachelor of Arts honors degree in mathematics with a minor in finance from Saint Louis University. He also received his certification in economic development from Saint Louis University.
Weiss currently serves as a board member for the Tampa Downtown Partnership and the Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation.
“I’m excited about the expansion of my role as city president for Tampa,” said Weiss. “The Tampa Bay market is an economic growth engine, and I am honored to help lead the Bank’s operations and community involvement here.”
“I am very pleased that Jim will oversee this extremely important market for the Florida region,” said Call. “I am confident he will exceed all expectations in continuing to build our brand and reputation in the Tampa Bay community.”
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had $143 billion in assets and operates 1,191 full-service Banking Centers, including 94 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,497 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third also has an 18.3% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2016, had $314 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® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender
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