Service Awards

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

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 Award News

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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Local United Way Campaign Chair Tony Lapi  gathered at Bank of the Islands with some of his committee to kick off this year’s fundraising campaign. He is joined in leading this effort by Steering Committee members Allison and Chauncey Goss,  Bill Fellows, Calli Johnson,  Gaye and Jim Pigott,  Robbie and Geoff Roepstorff,  Lucy and Paul […]

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Despite the rainy day, Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands officers and staff brought their own brand of sunshine to the Lee County Heart Walk this year. Our banker team, including their family members, accepted the American Heart Association (AHA) challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. On December 14, our team completed a […]

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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.