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The Bank of Tampa Opens New Clearwater Office

April 13, 2018

TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2018 The Bank of Tampa today announced the opening of its Clearwater office, which is located at 900 S. Fort Harrison Ave. in Clearwater, Florida. The new location is The Bank of Tampa’s third full-service banking office in Pinellas County, and the second office the bank has opened in Pinellas over the last two years.

“As a community bank, our primary goal is to meet the needs of our community. Whether that is making loans to help business get started and grow, assisting families in reaching their financial goals, or supporting the nonprofit organizations where we operate,” said Bill West, president and CEO at The Bank of Tampa. “When we invest in a community by building an office, we’re all in, and we look forward to becoming an integral part of the Clearwater community over the coming months.”

The 3,000-square-foot office’s lobby and drive-thru are open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office will also offer a 24-hour drive-thru ATM, night deposit services and safe deposit boxes. The Clearwater office is led by Craig West, market director.

“The opening of our new Clearwater office demonstrates our commitment to further improving our clients’ banking experience in Pinellas by placing a priority on convenience, while maintaining our mission to build relationships in the communities we serve,” said Scott Gault, Pinellas County market president at The Bank of Tampa. “Craig West and his team of Clearwater bankers have been working with prospects and clients in the area since we announced the new office’s opening, and we’re certain the impact won’t go unnoticed within the Clearwater market.

The Bank of Tampa will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the Clearwater office on Thursday, May 3, at 11:30 a.m.

The Bank of Tampa has operated throughout the Tampa Bay area since its inception in 1984. In 2012, The Bank of Tampa expanded its reach to Pinellas County. Currently, the bank has twelve offices, including its new Downtown Sarasota office, which is scheduled to open in May. For more information on The Bank of Tampa in Clearwater, contact Craig West at (727) 502-8441.

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