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The Bank of Tampa Appoints John Stump to Market Director, Downtown Sarasota

Dec. 8, 2017

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2017 The Bank of Tampa today announced the appointment of John Stump to senior vice president, market director, for its Downtown Sarasota office, which is expected to open in April 2018 and is located at 1858 Ringling Boulevard.

“John is a seasoned banking executive, whose knowledge of the Sarasota market will be invaluable as we execute on our expansion to Sarasota while delivering The Bank of Tampa’s brand of banking throughout the county,” said Charlie Murphy, executive vice president, market president, Sarasota County. “From his background and experience to his lending skills, John possesses all the quantities we look for when hiring to fit The Bank of Tampa’s unique culture.”

Stump brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and more than 12 years of banking experience specifically in the Sarasota area. Prior to joining The Bank of Tampa, Stump served as vice president, commercial banking at Regions Bank.

Stump is involved with community organizations throughout Sarasota County. He serves on the board of the Early Learning Coalition and is a Leadership Sarasota alumnus. Stump holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Florida.

For more information on The Bank of Tampa in Sarasota County, contact Charlie Murphy at (941) 248-1801.

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