News Releases

The Bank of Tampa Appoints Scott Gault as Hillsborough County Market President

Feb. 4, 2019

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 4, 2019 – The Bank of Tampa today announced today that Scott Gault has been appointed market president for Hillsborough County. Gault will oversee commercial and personal banking throughout Hillsborough County. In addition, Gault will continue to be responsible for leading The Bank of Tampa’s Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Services lines of business.  Gault succeeds Corey Neil, who was recently promoted to chief banking officer at The Bank of Tampa.

“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,” said Neil.  “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.”

“I am honored by the opportunity to serve as The Bank of Tampa’s Hillsborough County market president,” said Gault. “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.”

With more than 25 years of diversified experience in banking and finance, Gault joined The Bank of Tampa in 2015 and previously served as Pinellas County market president.  Gault serves on the boards of Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County, USF St. Petersburg College of Business, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in international finance from Florida Metropolitan University. He earned his undergraduate degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Gault is currently enrolled in the Columbia University Business School’s Advanced Management Program and has completed the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business’s Bank Financial Leadership program.

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 banks inception in 1984. It has offices in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Sarasota counties. The Bank of Tampa’s assets total more than $1.6 billion, with outstanding loans great than $1 billion. Its wealth management areas have more than $750 million in assets under care. To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Media Contact:

Kaley E. Infield

Marketing Communications Manager

(813) 998-2646