Robbie B. Roepstorff
Robbie B. Roepstorff is an original founder and president of Edison National Bank and serves as secretary of Edison Bancshares, Inc., its Holding Company, since its inception in 1997. Mrs. Roepstorff began her banking career in 1974 and has served in various senior capacities at financial institutions in Southwest Florida. Mrs. Roepstorff is a past director of the Florida Bankers Association and its FBA’s Governmental Relations Board. Mrs. Roepstorff is a former chair and currently serves as vice chair of the Board of Trustees for Florida Gulf Coast University, a former chair and director of The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, a voting member and former chair of the Horizon Council, serves as a trustee and executive committee member for the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, immediate past chair of the Healthy Lee 2017 Steering Committee, former director of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, a business representative for The Sanibel School Advisory Council, an advisory committee member for the Uncommon Friends Foundation, an IDA (Industrial Development Authority) board member and Airport Special Management Committee member, both appointed by the Lee County Board of Commissioners. Mrs. Roepstorff is also is an investor and past president of the Horizon Council Foundation, a former chair of Hospice of Lee County, a past president of the American Heart Association (Lee County Division), past president and member of the Real Estate Investment Society and has served on Lee County’s Junior Achievement Hall of Fame Advisory Board. Mrs. Roepstorff has received the following recognitions: 2002 Athena Award, 2004 Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Citizen of the Year, 2004 University of North Alabama Alumni of the Year, 2004 National Philanthropy Award for Outstanding Small Business in Lee County, 2006 Junior Achievement Business Leadership Hall of Fame Laureate Award, and one of Gulfshore Life Magazine’s 2008 Women of the Year. She was also awarded the 2008 Paulette Burton Lee County Citizen of the Year award and received the state-wide recognition from the Florida Bankers Association with her husband, Geoff, as 2010 “Bankers of the Year”. Mrs. Roepstorff was also awarded the 2012 Honorary Lifetime Member Award by the Uncommon Friends Foundation, the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Horizon Council, the 2014-2015 News Press Person of the Year and 2014-2015 WGCU Makers: Women Who Make Southwest Florida. Mrs. Roepstorff is a member of the International Women’s Forum. Mrs. Roepstorff moved to southwest Florida in 1997, resides on Sanibel Island with her husband, Geoffrey Roepstorff. They have one son, Matthew, who resides in Fort Myers, and are all members of St. Michael Lutheran Church.