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The Bank of Tampa Appoints John R. Fillingim to Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Dec. 17, 2021

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2021 – The Bank of Tampa today announced the appointment of John Fillingim as executive vice president, chief credit officer. Fillingim succeeds Kathryn Dinsmore, who is retiring from The Bank of Tampa in March, 2022.

“John brings with him more than 30 years of experience in banking, as a senior credit officer and as a commercial banker,” said Corey Neil, president of The Bank of Tampa. “John’s extensive experience, coupled with his deep credit knowledge and familiarity with The Bank of Tampa’s credit culture, made him a great fit for this critical role within our organization.”

Prior to joining The Bank of Tampa, Fillingim served as executive vice president, chief credit officer at Investors Community Bank, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  

Fillingim holds a Bachelor of Science in food and resource economics from the University of Florida.

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