Amy McQuagge, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s vice president and director of marketing, has earned the certified financial marketing professional designation from the American Bankers Association.

The CFMP designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of financial services marketing. To qualify, individuals must meet ABA criteria for experience and education in the financial services profession, pass a rigorous proctored exam and agree to abide by a code of ethics. The CFMP exam covers many areas including financial principles, laws and regulations, market research, characteristics of marketing plans and marketing components. After graduating from the ABA School of Marketing in May, McQuagge studied for the exam over the summer.

“We are very proud of Amy’s accomplishment in earning this national certification,” said Kyle DeCicco, executive vice president and senior loan officer of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank “Our people are a huge part of why Sanibel Captiva Community Bank exceeds industry standards and customer expectations, which is why we prioritize investing in their professional development and growth.”

McQuagge joined the bank in 2018 as the organization’s first in-house marketing director and is responsible for providing direction, guidance and leadership of the bank’s marketing and community outreach efforts. She was previously the senior marketing and event manager for the Lee County Economic Development Office. A lifelong Lee County resident, McQuagge holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Southern College.

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





Amy McQuagge, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, 239-274-6273, [email protected]

Jennifer Hamilton, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and Public Relations, 239-275-5758, [email protected]