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 Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands staff recently put the new federal holiday to good use. Our bank offices were closed on Monday, June 20 in celebration of Juneteenth. Led by Bank President Robbie Roepstorff, a team of staff volunteers spent Juneteenth working at Everyday Café in Fort Myers. “As community bankers, we feel […]

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Sanibel’s 30th Annual Independence Day Parade is fast approaching and Bank of the Islands has parade shirts available for sale. T-shirts can be purchased at the bank’s Sanibel office at 1699 Periwinkle Way, at the intersection with Casa Ybel Road. “We are so proud to be joining the Island Sun and the City of Sanibel […]

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After a pandemic-induced hiatus lasting two long years, staffers from Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands once again kicked off their dress shoes and laced up their work boots to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build 2022. Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands also once again proudly participated as a Women Build Bronze Hammer […]

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Edison National Bank President Robbie Roepstorff is pleased to announce that Vice President Elizabeth “Liz” Aurensan has been promoted to the position of Office Manager of the bank’s River District Office at 2105 W. First Street in Fort Myers, Florida. “Liz has more than three decades of banking experience spanning retail banking, lending, management, business […]

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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.