Edison National Bank CEO Geoff Roepstorff is a committed environmentalist. When not at his office in Lee County’s oldest community bank, he can often be found hunting invasive pythons deep in the Everglades. For that reason, he was thrilled to assist South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Project Manager Mike Kirkland at the check-in station […]

Bank of the Islands recently made its latest non-profit donation through its “We Love Our Islands” program. The lucky winner, Alex Werner, was spotted with a “We Love Our Islands” decal on his vehicle, winning him the right to select which local non-profit organization would receive a charitable contribution from Bank of the Islands. Werner […]

For the eleventh year in a row, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands is supporting Habitat for Humanity’s local efforts to create affordable housing for families in need. The Bank is being recognized as a Bronze Hammer Sponsor for 2021.  “We so value the supportive partnership we have developed with Habitat for Humanity and are […]

A news article shared from Santiva Chronicle by SC Reporter Teresa Vazquez Traveling through the water ways, the Burmese Python has invaded South Florida’s native ecosystem. The South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) Python Elimination Program aims to bring back balance to the Everglades. “The Everglades is one of the most unique ecosystems in the […]

Longtime Sanibel resident Robbie Roepstorff, President and Director of Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Roepstorff was first appointed as an FGCU Trustee in 2010 and was elected to serve as its Chair in 2012. “It […]

Bank of the Islands has joined other supporters of the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society (DDWS) in celebrating a major milestone by becoming a Champion Sponsor of  its 75th Anniversary Gala. “Our bank has been a longstanding partner to the Society and the National Wildlife Refuge it supports,” said Willy Ocasio, V.P. and Sanibel Captiva Office […]