Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has promoted Rudi Hamer to vice president, commercial lending officer and commercial relationship manager at its Operations Center, located at 9311 College Parkway.

Hamer joined the bank in 2017, when she relocated to Southwest Florida from Pennsylvania. She is responsible for originating commercial loans and developing new commercial relationships. Hamer has more than 25 years of commercial and residential lending experience within the banking industry. She has also previously worked as a licensed commercial and residential insurance agent. A member of the Blessings in a Backpack, Southwest Florida Chapter board of directors, Hamer has helped raised significant funds for the organization.

“Rudi is an invaluable member of the bank and has become an integral part of our commercial lending team,” said Kyle DeCicco, executive vice president and senior loan officer of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. “Rudi brings a high level of professionalism, skill and experience that further strengthens the bank’s commercial lending department.”

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%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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