Gene Jenkins Named New Senior Vice President, Commercial Lender at Encore Bank

Naples, FL, January 08, 2015 --( Tom Ray, CEO of Encore Bank, is pleased to announce that Gene Jenkins has joined the bank as a new Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender.

Jenkins brings 45 years’ banking leadership experience to Encore Bank, with the past 26 devoted to the Southwest Florida market from Sarasota to Marco Island. His most recent experience included relationship management of a $14-million loan portfolio at an institution in Naples where he exceeded goals year after year for portfolio and risk management while enhancing client satisfaction and leadership development among bank personnel.

Ray said, “Gene’s accomplishments speak for themselves. What’s just as impressive is how he becomes even more committed to the vibrancy of this region the longer he works in it. His enthusiasm for Encore Bank’s continued success and that of our people and our customers is infectious.”

Jenkins said, “Encore Bank sets the bar for service to the Southwest Florida community. I’m pleased to dedicate my time and experience to this community bank, with its strong track record and clear goals for the future.”

Jenkins’ appointment rounds out a year of exciting growth in service offerings and personnel for Encore Bank, which has dramatically expanded its consumer and commercial lending offerings in response to increased demand across Southwest Florida.

Encore Bank has six convenient locations, including two branches in Naples at 3003 Tamiami Trail North and 2370 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Bonita Springs at 4450 Bonita Beach Road, Fort Myers at 7920 Summerlin Lakes Dr., Port Charlotte at 2120 Kings Highway, and Sun City Center at 1653 Sun City Center Plaza.

For more information, call 239.919.5888 or 239.594.3177 in Naples,239.495.0243 in Bonita Springs, 239.278.5505 in Fort Myers, 941.258.3055 in Port Charlotte, or 813.634.8001 in Sun City Center, or Member FDIC
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Melanie Thomas