Service Awards

The Bank and its leadership are proud and humbled to have been recognized for their community service with several awards.

In 2019

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was recognized with an Industry Appreciation Award for Small Business of the Year from The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office.

In 2018

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was recognized with an Industry Appreciation Award in Business Citizenship from The Horizon Council and the Lee County Economic Development Office.

In 2010

Geoff and Robbie Roepstorff, CEO and President respectively, received the statewide honor of being named Florida Bankers Association’s “Bankers of the Year”.

In 2004

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands was the proud recipient of the First Outstanding Philanthropic Business Award, bestowed by the National Philanthropy Day Leadership Council.

In 1999

Edison National Bank was awarded the Industry Appreciation Award hosted by the Horizon Council for exceptional level of leadership, innovation, investment and community involvement in Southwest Florida.

On the local level

Bank of the Islands, our Sanibel and Captiva offices, has been voted “Best Island Bank” for 20 years straight and has received 41 “Best Of” awards since 1999.

Latest News

The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum will expand its new Keeper Chats program, thanks to the support of Bank of the Islands. Last spring, the Museum debuted Keeper Chats – an aquarium gallery talk held every day at 11am, during which Aquarists share their expertise on the Museum’s Giant Pacific Octopus and other marine life in […]

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Bank of the Islands has donated $1,000.00 to the event celebrating the 95th anniversary of Sanibel’s historic Community House. The benefit evening is set for Tuesday, January 18 at 6:00 pm and will feature a 4-course gourmet menu designed by the Community House’s new Resident Chef John Wolff. “Since 1927, the Sanibel Community House has […]

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The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) salutes Edison National Bank as the Golden – Bald Eagle Sponsor for its fundraising event – WILD About CROW – on Friday, March 15, 2022, from 6:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the historic Burroughs Home and Gardens in downtown Fort Myers. “We are delighted to support […]

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Bank of the Islands’ Sanibel office is undergoing an exciting new redesign of its exterior landscaping. Working with two Sanibel-based companies, Coastal Vista Design and Landgraphics Sanibel-Captiva, Inc., the Bank will transform its prominent location at the intersection of Periwinkle Way and Casa Ybel Road. “It’s been more than 20 years since we made any […]

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Our President, Robbie Roepstorff, has been recognized with the following honors:

2014

Person of the Year Award presented by the News-Press Media Group

2012

Honorary Lifetime Member Award by the Uncommon Friends Foundation

2008

Paulette Burton Lee County Citizen of the Year Award presented by the Board of County Commissioners

2006

Lee County Business Leadership Hall of Fame Laureate Award

2004

Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Citizen of the Year Award

2004

University of North Alabama Alumnus of the Year Award

ATHENA Award Recipient in 2002

Presented annually by local chambers of commerce throughout the United States to an individual exemplifying excellence in the individual’s business or profession, service to the community in a meaningful way, and for assisting women in developing their leadership potential.