Bank of the Islands President Robbie Roepstorff is pleased to announce that David Lowden, Vice President – Private Client Relations has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce.


“We applaud David’s appointment and salute the Chamber as it celebrates its 60th anniversary,” said Roepstorff. “We have no doubt David will make valuable contributions.”


The Chamber represents more than 560 active members in facilitating communication and cooperation among Southwest Florida’s businesses, residents, and government leaders.


“We’re so glad David has agreed to take on the responsibility of serving on the Chamber’s Board of Directors,” said John Lai, President & CEO of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce. “As a longstanding community banker on our islands, David has a keen understanding of the needs of our business community, residents, and visitors. His input will be invaluable as we work to promote the prosperity of our members and enhance the economic health of Sanibel and Captiva.”


Bank of the Islands, a name synonymous with island community banking since 1974, is located at 1699 Periwinkle Way, at the corner of Casa Ybel Road, on Sanibel. The Captiva office is at 14812 Captiva Drive, next to the Captiva Post Office. As the oldest locally owned and managed community bank on the islands, Bank of the Islands is proud to be the winner of 50 “Best of the Islands” awards since 1999, including being chosen the Best Island Bank for 23 years straight.