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Business Observer Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 2 months ago

Bank taps top official for new, expanded role

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Scott Gault will be the Bank of Tampa's Hillsborough County market president.

TAMPA — The Bank of Tampa appointed Scott Gault market president for Hillsborough County.

According to a press release, Gault, in addition to his new responsibilities, will continue to lead the bank’s Small Business Administration and Treasury Services lines of business.

Gault joined the Bank of Tampa in 2015 and previously served as Pinellas County market president, the release states. He succeeds Corey Neil, recently promoted to chief banking officer.

“We are pleased to have Scott transition into his new role. He was very effective in leading our Pinellas County team and was instrumental in establishing our presence in Pinellas County,” Neil states in the release. “Scott will ensure that clients continue to receive the service that they have come to expect from our bank and he will work with a well-seasoned team of Hillsborough County bankers to grow our presence in Hillsborough County.”

Founded in 1984, the privately held Bank of Tampa has more than $1.6 billion in assets, making it one of the largest community banks in the Tampa Bay region.

“I am honored by the opportunity to serve as The Bank of Tampa’s Hillsborough County market president,” Gault states in the release. “I look forward to leading this highly experienced team of bankers as we continue to strive for excellence and build a brand that is known as the Tampa Bay region’s hometown bank. We will continue to work together to make a positive impact on the greater Tampa Bay area.”

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