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

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands CEO and President Geoff and Robbie Roepstorff joined other sponsors and guests in celebrating the January 24 unveiling of the new Big Arts campus on Sanibel. The Roepstorffs are pictured next to the bank’s recognition as a Guardian on the Sponsor Wall. The gala event, titled “A Dream Come […]

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Our bank’s CEO and President Geoff and Robbie Roepstorff were recognized by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis during his 2020 State of the State Address. While addressing his commitment to removing invasive pythons from the Everglades through the recently announced Python Bowl and other initiatives, he saluted the Roepstorffs for being avid volunteer python hunters in […]

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From WINK News by Derrick Shaw – Click here for full video Edison National Bank founders Robbie and Geoffrey Roepstorff spend their days at work in paralleling offices. This duo goes out into the Everglades to hunt pythons. Geoffrey said, “There’s no way if you’d ask us five years ago, we would be touching a […]

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Thank you, Teri Hansen and the entire Priority Marketing team, for your generous contribution to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Python Removal and Research Program.

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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.