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The Bank of Tampa Appoints Rachael Brown to Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Director

June 3, 2021

TAMPA, Fla., June 03, 2021 – The Bank of Tampa today announced the appointment of Rachael Brown to senior vice president, commercial real estate director. Brown brings more than 12 years of experience in banking and financial services.

“Rachael’s experience and proven track record in the commercial real estate space are critical as we continue to build on the success of our commercial real estate program at The Bank of Tampa,” said Owen LaFave, Pinellas County market president. “As a highly regarded banker who has consistently led loan production growth in past roles, we’re looking forward to her continued success.”

Prior to joining The Bank of Tampa, Brown worked at KeyBank and Wells Fargo, responsible for both on balance sheet and permanent financing for commercial real estate.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in finance and business administration from the University of Miami. Brown serves on the board of the Society of Real Estate professionals. Additionally, she is a member of the Real Estate Council of Tampa Bay, as well as the Urban Land Development.

If you are interested in learning more about The Bank of Tampa’s commercial real estate program, please contact Brown at

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