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Congratulations Lloyd DeVaux — Florida Banker's Tier 1 Chairman

Last Friday, November 25, Alex Sanchez, President and CEO, announced that  Lloyd DeVaux had been elected to serve as Tier 1 Chairman on the FBA Executive Committee. Lloyd has been serving on the FBA Board since June 2016.  The Tier 1 Chairman represents all of the Tier 1 Banks, including Sunstate Bank, on the FBA Board.  Lloyd has been active with FBA for many years including chairing the BancServ board.


Sunstate Bank Vice President and Branch Manager Appointed to Pinecrest Business Association Board of Directors

On November 16th, Sunstate Bank’s Vice-President and Branch Manager Monica Koblinski was appointed to the Pinecrest Business Association Board of Directors. For years, Ms. Koblinski has been participating in the Pinecrest Business Association PBA and promoting Sunstate Bank. Sunstate Bank wishes much success to Monica as she joins the PBA Board.

About Pinecrest Business Association

The Pinecrest Business Association is a volunteer organization involving all of the Village of Pinecrest and surrounding areas and its more than 600 businesses. Our membership consists of more than 150 local businesses within and around the Village of Pinecrest. Our members vary from printers, real estate agents, bankers, lawyers, tire salesmen and installers, restaurant owners, accountants, speech pathologists, educators and on and on. The diversity of our group enables us to work with and for one another to further our goals and business opportunities.

Our Mission is threefold:

  • Promote business and business relationships among members.
  • Represent the business interest within the Village of Pinecrest in village politics, government activities and community affairs.
  • Provide community service.

The Pinecrest Business Association has raised more than $250,000 for our local schools through the Taste of Pinecrest event. We provide an annual scholarship award to a local student for college. We volunteer for Career Day at our schools. We sponsor charitable events and participate in community events to better our community and establish goodwill and recognition for our members.

The Pinecrest Business Association was founded in February 2000 by Grant Miller and Brett Panter. Our past presidents include Don Harris (2000-2002), Toby Rose (2003-2004), Mitchell Panter (2005-2006) and Kevin Charlton (2007). The best way for you to promote your business in and around the Village of Pinecrest, Florida is to join us at our monthly membership luncheon.