Business Observer | January 11, 2019 | By: Andrew Warfield EXECUTIVES: The husband-and-wife team of Geoff and Robbie Roepstorff founded Edison National Bank in 1997 in Fort Myers. The bank has since grown to four branches in Lee County, including Sanibel and Captiva Islands and the downtown River District. It had $300 million in assets through Sept. 30, according to Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. data. Edison National Bank, say the founders, has enjoyed controlled growth through conservative principles. “We don’t [...]
The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) is pleased to announce that Bank of the Islands is returning as the Presenting Sponsor for Wines in the Wild on Friday, November 9. “Bank of the Islands is such a tremendous corporate citizen for SCCF as well as the entire island non-profit community,” said SCCF CEO Erick Lindblad. “The renewal of their support for this annual fundraising event will ensure a fun and successful evening for our organization.” The 2018 Wines in the Wild [...]
Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank has returned as the Presenting Sponsor of the 37th Taste of the Islands, the signature fundraiser for the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)’s signature fundraiser. Geoffrey and Robbie Roepstorff, who founded Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank in 1997 have supported CROW throughout the bank’s history. This is the ninth year the bank has led the sponsorship. “For five decades, CROW’s wildlife rehabilitation services have helped native and migratory birds and animals [...]
Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was recognized with a 2018 Industry Appreciation Award from The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office during the annual awards program at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Estero.
Bank of the Islands was recognized with three Best of the Islands awards at a September 25 luncheon at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on Sanibel Island. Attended by representatives of more than 50 island businesses, the annual awards luncheon was presented by the Sanibel Captiva Islander and Reporter.