ServisFirst Bank to expand into Southwest Florida

ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFBS), plans to expand into Southwest Florida with the hiring of five local bankers who will be located in Sarasota.

Mario Bringas was named president for this newly formed Southwest Florida market in addition to Brent Dykstra, senior vice president and senior commercial banker, Ryan Riley, vice president and commercial banker, Oscar Montalvo, vice president and commercial banker, and Tom Villemaire, portfolio manager.

“We are excited to add this group of talented bankers to the ServisFirst Bank team. Their track record and deep involvement in the community will help us extend our footprint into the important Southwest Florida market,” said Greg Bryant, ServisFirst Bank West Florida CEO, in a statement.

The team will lead the growth of ServisFirst Bank’s commercial banking group in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Fort Myers-Naples footprint.

ServisFirst Bank was formed in May 2005, and has offices in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charleston, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Nashville, Pensacola, Sarasota, and Tampa Bay.

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