WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2018--Florida Community Bank (FCB) is proud to have Anita Aedo, Senior Vice President and Regional Director based at FCB’s Bird Road branch location, recognized among South Florida Business Journal ’s 2018 Most Influential Business Women of the Year.

Honored at South Florida Business Journal ’s annual awards program at Pier Sixty-Six Resort & Marina, Ms. Aedo was one of only 25 top business executives recognized from across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The South Florida Business Journal awards program celebrated its 11 th year recognizing women for their career achievements, exceptional leadership, and community involvement.

Anita, who has been with Florida Community Bank for three years and has more than 25 years of banking experience, is an exemplary leader and top performer for FCB, as well as an established, highly respected industry banker within the aviation industry. She has also volunteered her time and talents as Corporate Treasurer for the Greater Miami Aviation Association (GMAA), which provides scholarships for disadvantaged college-bound students pursuing careers in aviation. Anita is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she majored in finance.

Said Ms. Aedo, “Throughout my career, mentoring others has been the greatest source of inspiration, in fact, having colleagues tell me that I helped serve as an example of the banker they wish to be has been truly satisfying. This recognition helps to re-affirm the positive impact that I strive to make on others every day.”

Said Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community Bank, “We couldn’t be prouder of Anita for this achievement in being named an influential leader within the South Florida business community. The quality and commitment of our human capital is one of our greatest assets and one of the reasons behind our continued growth and success. Anita’s professionalism and leadership qualities have made her a valued member of our team, and we applaud her efforts.”

About Florida Community Bank

Florida Community Bank, N.A., (NYSE: FCB) is the largest community banking company and the second largest Florida-based independent bank, and among the most highly capitalized banks in the state. Awarded a five-star rating from Bauer Financial™, FCB assets are over $12 billion, with capital ratios that exceed regulatory standards. Since its founding in 2010, FCB has been steadfast in its commitment to delivering personalized service, innovation, and products and services equal to those offered by the national banks. Similarly, FCB recognizes the importance of community, fostering a corporate culture that promotes employee volunteerism at all levels, while supporting community-based programs and partnerships that help promote greater financial independence and improved quality of life for families. FCB serves individuals, businesses and communities across the state with 50 full-service banking centers from east to west, and from Daytona Beach to Miami-Dade. For more information, visit FloridaCommunityBank.com. Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC.

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CONTACT: Florida Community Bank

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