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

Under CEO Geoff Roepstorff and President Robbie Roepstorff, Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank has taken a leadership role in supporting the #SanCapStrong campaign initiated by the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce to aid in recovery following Hurricane Ian’s fury on Sept. 28. The Bank’s engagement included underwriting the printing cost of the […]

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The Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands team volunteered to help SCCF (the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) and its Coastal complete a very successful Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 17. The banker volunteers included David Lowden, Jeanne Vaughn, Liz Aurensan, Jeffrey Cook, Susan Schulte, Alexis Hollis, Michele Winans, Sherry Parmeley, Vicky Bowers, Michele Reed, Jennifer Esparza, […]

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In recognition of its 25th anniversary as the oldest locally owned and managed community bank in Lee County, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands hosted a Customer Appreciation Day on August 29. Customers at all the bank’s offices were greeted with cupcakes and appreciation gifts to mark the occasion.   “We were so pleased to […]

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Bank of the Islands named Watch Party Presenting Sponsor Limited online tickets available   The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) is proud to announce Bank of the Islands as Presenting Sponsor of The Watch Party on Sept. 30, a fundraising event supporting SCCF’s community-based marine conservation program, Coastal Watch.   Bank CEO Geoff Roepstorff (right) and […]

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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.