Bank of Central Florida is proud to announce that Carl J. (Bud) Strang, III, was voted onto the Bank’s Board of Directors in late July. Strang currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Six/Ten LLC, a privately held investment company based in Winter Haven, FL.
Strang has been actively involved in the start-up, growth and development of a variety of business ventures including real estate, agriculture, software and business services. He is a managing member of Island Grove, LLC – one of the state’s largest blueberry farming operations – and is a director and officer of Gapway Grove Corporation, a closely held land and citrus business.
“We are delighted to welcome Bud to our Board of Directors,” said Bank of Central Florida President and CEO Paul Noris. “He has deep roots in Polk County and an extensive knowledge of the Winter Haven business community. Working alongside our existing Board of Director members, Bud will help drive the future of our financial institution into the next generation.”
A long-time resident of Winter Haven, Strang is active in civic affairs in Winter Haven and Polk County. He has previously served as the President of the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce, the Central Florida Development Council and Main Street Winter Haven, Inc.
“I look forward to working with the team at Bank of Central Florida,” said Strang. “They provide superior client service, and their management team and experienced bankers take a genuine interest in helping businesses to grow and succeed.”
In addition to his new role on the Board at Bank of Central Florida, Strang serves on the boards of the Winter Haven Hospital Foundation, the Central Florida Development Council and the Winter Haven Economic Development Council.
About Bank of Central Florida — Founded in 2007, Bank of Central Florida was chartered to serve the financial needs of the local marketplace. The Bank is guided by a local Board of Directors with vast knowledge of the local business climate and driven by their vision for a financial services institution that is focused on client service. This approach has enabled the bank to bring the Art of Intelligent Banking to its clients. For more information about Bank of Central Florida, visit www.bankofcentralflorida.com.