Sanibel Captiva Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Gabriela Bell to office manager of the bank’s McGregor Branch, located at 15975 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers. Bell is an assistant vice president and previously served as the assistant office manager at the McGregor Branch and will continue to oversee the staff, work with customers and lead the McGregor retail team in strategizing how to cultivate branch success.

Bell joined the bank in 2006 as a teller at the bank’s McGregor location. Over the years, she has served in several roles, including head teller, customer service representative and assistant branch manager at the bank’s Main Office on Sanibel and McGregor Branch. She is an active community member and is a committee member for The Florida Hurricane Disaster Fund, the state of Florida’s official private fund to assist Florida’s communities during times of emergency.

Founded in 2003, and celebrating its 20th anniversary, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has seven open locations throughout Lee County. A visual timeline of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s 20-year history is available at

On Sanibel, the Periwinkle Branch, located at 1019 Periwinkle Way, sustained considerable storm damage and is projected to reopen in early 2024. In Fort Myers, at the bank’s McGregor Branch, located at 15975 McGregor Blvd., staff is operating out of a temporary mobile banking unit due to major flood damage to the existing building.

Sanibel Captiva Community 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 $729 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 60% 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, CardHub, online bill pay, Zelle®, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit