Sanibel, FL – January 19, 2020 – – Al Hanser, Founder, Chairman and President of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is pleased to announce the addition of Carolyn C. Rogers, CFRE, to the wealth services team as Senior Vice President.  Rogers will be responsible for developing client relationships in both Lee and Collier Counties, sharing The Trust Company’s culture with prospective clients and assisting them as a concierge in identifying and prioritizing their wealth management needs.


“Carolyn comes to us with a background that ideally aligns with our corporate culture,” said Hanser.  “Her career in development and communications in the nonprofit arena demonstrates her ability to genuinely relate with people and her donors to do what is best for them, and also help them through the estate planning process.”


Rogers comes to The Trust Company from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation Collaboratory in Fort Myers as Vice President of Development and Communications where she held long-standing relationships with trusted professional advisors and donors. While on the team, the Foundation more than doubled assets under management and the number of individual funds held there during her seven years of service.


Prior to serving at the Foundation, Carolyn led SimplifyPR public relations firm, was instrumental in the initial and longstanding success of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, guided fundraising growth at Canterbury School and the Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida at Lee Health.


“Wherever I’ve served, it has been my greatest pleasure to become well acquainted with people who care about their communities, and to listen to their needs and wishes,” said Rogers. “The Trust Company gives me an opportunity to make the most of the skills built throughout my career and I am very happy to be a member of a company that clearly has clients’ needs as their top priority.”


Rogers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication, specializing in Public Relations from University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, and certifications in public relations and philanthropy.


The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is an independent trust company with $2.8 billion in assets under management that provides family office and wealth management services, including investment management, trust administration and financial counsel to high net worth individuals, families, businesses, foundations and endowments. Founded in 2001 as a state-chartered independent trust company, the firm is focused on wealth management services that are absolute-return oriented and performance driven. Each portfolio is separately managed and customized specifically to the client’s yield and cash-flow requirements. The Naples Trust Company and The Tampa Bay Trust Company are divisions of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. Offices in Sanibel-Captiva, Naples, Tampa, Belleair Bluffs-Clearwater and Tarpon Springs.