Sanibel Captiva Community Bank Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development Lee Golden has joined the bank’s commercial lending team.

A veteran banking professional, Golden has 26 years of experience in community and regional banking. He joined the bank in 2015 to oversee the bank’s rapid market expansion and the development, growth and management of all retail locations. In 2019, he was named director of business development and is responsible for the cultivation and retention of consumer and commercial clients, as well as leading community relations.

He will continue to manage the bank’s business development efforts pursuing opportunities for long-term growth and revenue in Southwest Florida. His added responsibilities include originating commercial loans and developing new commercial relationships.

A Fort Myers native, Golden graduated from University of Central Florida and the Consumer Bankers Association’s Graduate School of Retail Banking. He is a long-time community advocate who has served in leadership roles on numerous boards, including the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Edison Ford Winter Estates and Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida.

“We are so pleased Lee is joining our growing commercial lending team,” said Kyle DeCicco, executive vice president and senior loan officer of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. “Our commercial lending division has experienced robust growth over the last five years and with Lee, we’re confident we will continue growing and serving our customers well.”

Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has two locations on Sanibel Island and six more locations throughout Lee County. The bank is nationally ranked in the top 2% best-performing community banks by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,400 banks with assets under $1 billion. It is well-capitalized, with more than $740 million in total assets, and generates one of the highest returns on equity of all Florida banks. The bank employs more than 100 employees, and more than 40 percent are current shareholders.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s team members provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential and commercial lending. The bank offers free personal and business checking, deposit accounts with competitive interest rates, instant issue debit cards and a full array of digital banking products and services, including mobile banking apps, CardValet, online bill pay, Zelle®, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit





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