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The Bank of Tampa Appoints Gavin Nelson to Vice President, Private Relationship Manager

Oct. 3, 2022

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 3, 2022 – The Bank of Tampa today announced the appointment of Gavin Nelson to vice president, private relationship manager. Nelson will be based at the bank’s Westshore banking office, which is located at 4600 W. Cypress Street in Tampa.

“We are thrilled to have Gavin join the Westshore team,” said Nick Thurston, Westshore market director at The Bank of Tampa. “His depth of experience, strong background in financial services and business development, and his connections to the Tampa market serve as a solid foundation for continuing to move our private banking relationships forward.”

Nelson brings 20 years of experience in banking and finance. Prior to joining The Bank of Tampa, he served as private banker at JPMorgan Chase and a premier banker at Wells Fargo. Nelson holds an associate’s degree in business administration from Palm Beach State College, as well as a certification in business leadership from Florida Atlantic University.

About The Bank of Tampa

The Bank of Tampa is one of the largest community banks in the Tampa Bay area. It has been privately held by its employees, directors and clients since the bank’s inception in 1984. It has offices in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Sarasota counties, as well as a loan production office in Pasco County. The Bank of Tampa’s assets total more than $3.3 billion, with outstanding loans greater than $1.4 billion. Its wealth management practice has more than $1 billion total assets under care. To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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