BRADENTON, Fla. – Premier Community Bank, a hometown community bank with locations in Venice, Parrish and Bradenton, recently promoted Cabot Hart from a senior underwriter to a chief credit officer at its Bradenton location.
With more than 32 years of experience in the banking and financial industry, Hart joined Premier Community Bank in March 2017. In his new role, he will lead the management of a team of credit analysts and loan operations professionals, oversee the existing loan portfolio, manage the credit quality of the bank and ensure that the bank adheres to all credit policy and standard underwriting guidelines.
“Cabot brings an extensive background in credit administration and management to Premier Community Bank,” said Jim Kuhlman, president and chief executive officer for Premier Community Bank. “His experience and knowledge will be pivotal in maintaining our strong loan portfolio.”
Prior to joining Premier Community Bank, Hart acted as a senior credit administrator for Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida, which is now Center State Bank. He spent 17 years, through two acquisitions, with Enterprise National Bank of Sarasota. Hart moved to Sarasota in 1985 and joined Southeast Bank in its Sarasota commercial lending department.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama.
About Premier Community Bank
Premier Community Bank of Florida was founded in November 2007 as 1st Manatee Bank by a collaboration between three executive bankers and six community business owners who had a vision of establishing and operating a locally owned and managed community bank. In 2017, the name changed to Premier Community Bank of Florida in order to accommodate growth into more areas.
With four offices located in three cities, including Venice, Bradenton and Parrish, Premier Community Bank offers many of the same convenient services that the larger banks offer. The locally owned community bank hopes to continue providing a profitable investment for its shareholders and a stable banking environment for its clients. For more information, visit www.pcb-florida.bank/index.html or call 941-776-5040.