Tom Taylor Appointed to Encore Bank Board of Directors

Tom Ray, CEO of Encore Bank, is pleased to announce that Thomas M. Taylor has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Encore Bank.

Taylor is the CEO of Hole Montes, Inc., a full service engineering firm with offices in Naples and Fort Myers. Under Taylor’s direction, the company has provided civil engineering services to both the public and private sectors with customers including the City of Fort Myers, City of Cape Coral, Lee County, Collier County, the City of Naples, the City of Sanibel, the City of Bonita Springs, the City of Sarasota and Sarasota County.

Ray said, “Tom Taylor is a strong asset for Encore Bank. His interest in Southwest Florida is personal, having spent many years literally shaping our community. Encore Bank is equally invested in continuing to develop our region as a top place for businesses, families and civic engagement.”

Taylor has served in leadership roles in many organizations across Southwest Florida, including as a trustee for CREW Land & Water Trust, an Advisory Council Member for the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University and a trustee for the Greater Naples YMCA. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Moorings Park Institute. The Greater Naples Chamber also honored him as the 2013 Public Policy Volunteer of the Year.

Taylor said, “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and staff at Encore Bank and the opportunity to share my experience and expertise with these very talented people. I hope to assist the Bank in its continued growth throughout Southwest Florida.”

Taylor’s appointment to the Board of Directors is yet another highlight for Encore Bank, which increased its income in the first quarter of 2014 by nearly 95 percent, compared to the same quarter last year.

Encore Bank has six convenient locations, including two branches in Naples at 3003 Tamiami Trail North and 2370 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Bonita Springs at 4450 Bonita Beach Road, Fort Myers at 7920 Summerlin Lakes Dr., Port Charlotte at 2120 Kings Highway, and Sun City Center at 1653 Sun City Center Plaza.

For more information, call 239.919.5888 or 239.594.3177 in Naples, 239.495.0243 in Bonita Springs, 239.278.5505 in Fort Myers, 941.258.3055 in Port Charlotte, or 813.634.8001 in Sun City Center, or visit Member FDIC
This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.