Sanibel Captiva Community Bank is excited to announce the addition of three college student summer interns.

Rebecca Congress, Preston Hall and Vivianne Thomas come from diverse academic backgrounds and prestigious institutions. During their internships, they each will be supporting various departments, engaging with the bank’s community outreach programs and participating in financial analysis and customer service initiatives.

Congress is a rising senior at the University of Florida pursuing a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s in international business. She graduated from Fort Myers High School in 2021 with an international baccalaureate diploma. Hall is a rising sophomore at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, a member of the Spring Hill Badgers baseball team and a 2023 graduate of Bishop Verot High School. Thomas is a rising junior at the University of South Carolina pursuing a degree in mass communications and business. She is a 2022 graduate of Evangelical Christian School.

“We’re thrilled to have these bright students join us this summer,” said Kyle DeCicco, president and CEO of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. “Their energy and desire to gain valuable work experience will be a great asset to our team, and we are committed to providing them with a comprehensive learning experience.”

Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has seven locations open throughout Lee County. 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.

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 $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