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Dennis S. Hudson, III
Dennis S. Hudson, III
Dennis S. Hudson, III

Dennis 'Denny' S. Hudson III was named Chairman of Seacoast in July 2005, and has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since June 1998. Mr. Hudson has also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since 1992. He was President of Seacoast from June 1998 to July 2005, after serving in various positions with the Company and the Bank since 1978.

Mr. Hudson also serves on the board of directors, the audit committee and the compensation committee of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (ticker: CPK), a public gas and electric utilities company headquartered in Dover, Delaware. In November 2015, Mr. Hudson was appointed as an independent director to PENN Capital Funds, a mutual fund group managed by PENN Capital Management. Mr. Hudson also serves on the board of Martin Health System and the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin counties. From 2005 through 2010, he also served as a member of the board of directors of the Miami Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Mr. Hudson is actively involved in the community, having served on the boards of the Martin County YMCA Foundation, Council on Aging, The Pine School, the Job Training Center, American Heart Association, Martin County United Way, the Historical Society of Martin County and as chairman of the board of the Economic Council of Martin County. He has been recognized for his achievements with several awards including the Florida Senate Medallion of Excellence Award presented by Florida Senator Ken Pruitt in 2001. Mr. Hudson is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Dennis J. Arczynski
Dennis J. Arczynski
Dennis J. Arczynski Dennis J. Arczynski, has been a risk management, corporate governance, regulatory affairs and banking consultant since 2007. He previously served for 33 years in various managerial and examiner positions in the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (the “OCC”) headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in several other OCC districts until 2007. As a National Bank Examiner with the OCC, Mr. Arczynski was responsible for the supervision and examination of the largest and most complex mid-size banks, community banks and trust companies; provided guidance to banks in all facets of commercial banking and fiduciary operations including international activities; performed risk assessment and conducted BSA/AML reviews and examinations of internationally active banks; and developed formal enforcement actions and corrective action plans for struggling and deficient institutions. Mr. Arczynski’s other positions of responsibility with the OCC were Assistant Director for Trust Operations, Special Assistant to the Senior Deputy Comptroller (FFIEC Liaison), Associate Director for Financial Management (Financial Systems and Review) and Field Office Manager (Miami Field Office). His duties included the formation of national policies and programs, development of OCC supervisory initiatives, establishment of interagency relations, drafting regulations and writing OCC examiner handbooks. Mr. Arczynski received his Bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland in Finance and his Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Jacqueline L. Bradley
Jacqueline L. Bradley
Jacqueline L. Bradley Jacqueline L. Bradley served as a director of BankFIRST from 2005 until BANKshares was acquired by Seacoast in 2014. During her tenure at BankFIRST, she served on BankFIRST’s Special Assets Committee and Audit Committee and chairs the Bank’s Trust and Wealth Management Committee. Ms. Bradley serves on the Orange County Tourist Development Council and the board of directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida, serving as chairperson in 2002 and 2003. Additionally, Ms. Bradley is a board member of The Studio Museum in Harlem. She also served on the finance committee for the Central Florida Expressway authority and the board of directors of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, Florida Arts Council, and Cornell Museum of Fine Arts. Ms. Bradley has had a 20 year career in financial services, including seven years with SunTrust Bank in Central Florida, culminating in her last position as senior vice president leading its Private Client Group (1999-2002). Her previous experience also includes 8 years as vice president with Moody’s Investors Services and 3 years providing consulting services for McKinsey Management Consultants and Touché Ross. Ms. Bradley received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Yale College, and her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business with a concentration in Finance and Marketing.
H. Gilbert Culbreth, Jr.
H. Gilbert Culbreth, Jr.
H. Gilbert Culbreth, Jr. H. Gilbert Culbreth, Jr., is Co-Chairman of the Company’s Compensation and Governance Committee, is a member of the Audit Committee and has been a director of Seacoast since 2008. Mr. Culbreth has been chief executive officer and owner of Gilbert Chevrolet Company, Inc., a car dealership located in Okeechobee, Florida, for the past 38 years. He was previously a member of Big Lake’s board of directors for 10 years prior to the acquisition of Big Lake by Seacoast in April 2006, and has served on the Bank’s board of directors since the acquisition. In addition, Mr. Culbreth is president of several other family businesses, including, Culbreth Realty, Inc. (a real estate brokerage company), Parrott Investments, Inc. (a holding company for two other businesses), and Gilbert Aviation Inc. (an aircraft sales and service company). He is a former director of the Florida Council on Economic Education, the Okeechobee County Board of Realtors, the Okeechobee Economic Council, and the United Way of Okeechobee and is a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Julie H. Daum
Julie H. Daum
Julie H. Daum Julie Daum has been a senior director of Spencer Stuart, a privately-held global executive search firm since 1993. As co-head of the North American Board and CEO Practice at Spencer Stuart, she has helped place over 1,000 directors on corporate boards, including the boards of Coach, Delta Air Lines, American Express, CVS Caremark, General Motors and Amazon. Prior to her work at Spencer Stuart, Ms. Daum was the executive director of the corporate board resource at Catalyst, where she managed all board of directors’ activities and worked with companies to identify qualified women for their boards. A widely renowned expert on corporate governance topics, Ms. Daum was recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) as one of the top 100 most influential leaders in corporate governance in 2013. Ms. Daum also advises corporate boards on succession planning for themselves and their CEOs, as well as best practices and governance issues. Each year, Ms. Daum develops the Spencer Stuart Board Index, a publication detailing trends at national boardrooms. She also co-founded and developed a program for board members entitled “Fresh Insights and Best Practices for Directors” at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her MBA.
Christopher E. Fogal
Christopher E. Fogal
Lead Director
Christopher E. Fogal Christopher E. Fogal is a certified public accountant and a partner with the public accounting firm of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (“Carr Riggs”),a top 25 firm that is the second largest super-regional in the southeastern U.S. He was previously a principal with the public accounting firm of Proctor, Crook, Crowder & Fogal, P.A. (“Proctor Crook”), a BDO affiliate firm, located in Stuart, Florida, from 2009 to January 31, 2017 when the firm merged with Carr Riggs. Mr. Fogal was the managing partner of Fogal & Associates from 1979 until the firm merged with Proctor Crook in 2009. He also served on the board of directors of Port St. Lucie National Bank until it was acquired by Seacoast in 1996. Currently, Mr. Fogal is treasurer of the St. Lucie County Economic Development Council. He has also served as past chairman of the Treasure Coast Private Industry Council and past president of the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce, and is active in a number of professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Maryann B. Goebel
Maryann B. Goebel
Maryann B. Goebel Maryann Goebel has been an independent IT management consultant since 2012. She was executive vice president and chief information officer of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) from 2009 to 2012. In this role, she was responsible for all internal Fiserv IT systems (infrastructure and applications), as well as IT infrastructure, operations, engineering and middleware services. In her 40+ year career, Ms. Goebel has shaped the strategic direction of information technology for major corporations around the world, serving in the critical role of chief information officer for: DHL Express from 2006 to 2009; General Motors North America from 2003 to 2006; Frito-Lay from 2001 to 2002; General Motors Europe from 1999 to 2001; General Motors Truck Group from 1997 to 1999 and Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile (now Verizon Mobile) from 1995 to 1997. She has also held senior IT leadership positions at Texas Instruments, Inc., Aérospatiale Helicopter Corporation, and the Southland Corporation, among others. Ms. Goebel received the “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry” award in 2005. She also received an award for outstanding professional achievement from her alma mater, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and currently serves on their Arts and Sciences Advisory Board. In 2017, Ms. Goebel was awarded the CERT Certificate in cybersecurity oversight by the NACD.
Robert J. Lipstein
Robert J. Lipstein
Robert J. Lipstein Mr. Lipstein is a certified public accountant and has over 40 years of diversified experience in various business roles, including leadership in audit, corporate governance, information technology, and enterprise risk management. Mr. Lipstein is an Independent Director of Ocwen Financial Corporation (ticker: OCN), a provider of residential and commercial mortgage loan servicing headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where he has served as a member of the Audit Committee since March 2017, and previously served as a member of the Compensation Committee. In 2020, Mr. Lipstein was appointed to the Board of Advisors of Cloud Pricing Services, a company which offers visibility into IT infrastructure costs and utilization to enable optimization of bare metal costs. In 2019, Mr. Lipstein was elected to the Board of Trustees of Einstein Healthcare Network and serves as the chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Finance and IT Committees. In January 2017, he became a Director at CrossCountry Consulting, a privately-held consulting firm that focuses on corporate advisory services. Mr. Lipstein is a former senior partner and national SOX leader of KPMG LLP and served as the Global IT Partner in Charge of Business Services and as an Advisory Business Unit Partner in Charge for its Mid-Atlantic Region.
Herbert A. Lurie
Herbert A. Lurie
Herbert A. Lurie Herbert Lurie was Senior Managing Director and Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group of Guggenheim Securities from 2011 to 2016, and is now a Senior Advisor at the firm. Previously, he led the Global Financial Institutions Group at Merrill Lynch, which he helped found, and was a member of Merrill Lynch’s Global Investment Banking Management Committee. Mr. Lurie has advised on numerous financial institution transactions world-wide, including Bank One Corp.’s merger with First Chicago Corp., and NationsBank Corp.’s merger with BankAmerica Corp. to form Bank of America. He began his Wall Street career as an M&A and securities attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Mr. Lurie has also served on a number of philanthropic and corporate boards, including as Vice Chairman of the Board of the United States Equestrian Team, a Trustee of Princeton’s Eden Autism Institute, and The Seeing Eye. Mr. Lurie holds a JD from the University of California at Berkeley, an MA in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University, and a dual BS/BA in Finance and Economics from the University at Albany.
Alvaro J. Monserrat
Alvaro J. Monserrat
Alvaro J. Monserrat Al Monserrat has been the Executive Vice President and General Manager at Nuance Imaging, a subsidiary of Nuance Communications, Inc. (ticker: NUAN), a multinational computer software technology corporation since January 2018. Prior to Nuance, he was the former CEO of RES Software (acquired by Invanti in 2017), a leading digital workspace technology company from 2015 to 2017, and also served as Citrix Systems’ Senior Vice President of worldwide sales & service from 2008 to 2015. Mr. Monserrat’s career spans more than 25 years in large companies and entrepreneurial ventures within enterprise software, mobility, cloud, networking and business strategy. At Citrix, Monserrat was part of the executive leadership team that grew the company from hundreds of millions to more than $3 billion in revenue by 2014, and was instrumental in crafting the strategy that helped Citrix grow from a single-product company to a multi-product industry leader. Prior to joining Citrix, Mr. Monserrat was a principal in Innovex Group (acquired by Citrix) and received numerous awards including Microsoft’s Best E-Commerce Solution and Best Small Business Solution Awards. In addition, Mr. Monserrat has served on the board of advisors for Virsto and Whiptail, the national partner board of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the board of the Children’s Harbor Society. Mr. Monserrat holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Miami.
Thomas E. Rossin
Thomas E. Rossin
Thomas E. Rossin Thomas E. Rossin, is a member of the Company’s Compensation and Governance Committee, served as the Board’s Lead Independent Director from December 2006 to October 2012, and has been a director of Seacoast since 2004. Mr. Rossin has been a practicing attorney in West Palm Beach, Florida, since 1993, currently with the firm of St. John, Rossin, Podesta, Burr & Lemme, PLLC. He served as a Florida State Senator from 1994 to 2002, the last two years as minority leader, and was a candidate for Florida Lt. Governor in 2002. He founded Flagler National Bank in 1974, serving as president, chief executive officer and director and growing it to the largest independent bank in Palm Beach County with over $1 billion in assets. Forming The Flagler Bank Corporation, the holding company for Flagler National Bank, in 1983 and serving as president, chief executive officer and director, he took it public in 1984 and facilitated the acquisition of three financial institutions, until both Flagler National Bank and the holding company were sold in 1993 to SunTrust Banks. Prior thereto, Mr. Rossin was vice chairman and director of First Bancshares of Florida, Inc. after consolidating four banks under one charter, including First National Bank in Riviera Beach at which he served as president and chief executive officer. He has served as past president of the Community Bankers Association of Florida and Palm Beach County Bankers Association, and is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association.

Senior Management

Dennis S. Hudson, III
Dennis S. Hudson, III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dennis S. Hudson, III

Dennis 'Denny' S. Hudson III was named Chairman of Seacoast in July 2005, and has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since June 1998. Mr. Hudson has also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since 1992. He was President of Seacoast from June 1998 to July 2005, after serving in various positions with the Company and the Bank since 1978.

Mr. Hudson also serves on the board of directors, the audit committee and the compensation committee of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (ticker: CPK), a public gas and electric utilities company headquartered in Dover, Delaware. In November 2015, Mr. Hudson was appointed as an independent director to PENN Capital Funds, a mutual fund group managed by PENN Capital Management. Mr. Hudson also serves on the board of Martin Health System and the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin counties. From 2005 through 2010, he also served as a member of the board of directors of the Miami Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Mr. Hudson is actively involved in the community, having served on the boards of the Martin County YMCA Foundation, Council on Aging, The Pine School, the Job Training Center, American Heart Association, Martin County United Way, the Historical Society of Martin County and as chairman of the board of the Economic Council of Martin County. He has been recognized for his achievements with several awards including the Florida Senate Medallion of Excellence Award presented by Florida Senator Ken Pruitt in 2001. Mr. Hudson is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Charles M. Shaffer
Charles M. Shaffer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Charles M. Shaffer

Charles “Chuck” Shaffer was appointed Chief Operating Officer in May 2019 after serving as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer since January 2017.

Previously, he led the Community Banking Group since October 2013. As a key driver in the Company’s recent efforts to modernize the Bank, Chuck has been instrumental in influencing Seacoast’s retail, small business, mobile, wealth, and non-branch distribution strategies, as well as designing and working across the organization at all levels to implement earnings improvements.

He served as Senior Vice President and Controller of the Bank from 2005 to September 2013. His experience includes all facets of accounting and finance including internal risk related reporting, SEC reporting, regulatory reporting and strategic planning.

Chuck holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from Florida State University, a bachelor of arts degree in accounting from Florida Atlantic University, a master’s of business administration with a finance specialization from the University of Central Florida, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

He is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida and a Charter Global Management Accountant.

Tracey Dexter
Tracey Dexter
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Tracey Dexter Tracey was appointed Chief Financial Officer in June 2020. She joined the Seacoast team in January 2017 as SVP, Controller. In this role, she led the accounting and financial reporting functions, including SEC and regulatory reporting.

Before joining Seacoast, Tracey spent 12 years with PwC’s Banking and Capital Markets practice, beginning with audit and advisory roles with financial institutions throughout Florida, During a two-year tour in PwC’s National SEC Services Group, Tracey consulted with a global client base on capital markets activities and complex SEC matters relating to accounting, auditing and financial reporting. As a senior manager in New York City, Tracey led a large team of accounting professionals serving a premier multinational financial institution. Her areas of professional focus also included internal controls and accounting policy development. Tracey also served as an Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she audited both the loan portfolio and the treasury investment portfolio for BankAtlantic. She was then promoted to Manager and moved to the national office in New Jersey where she worked across 25 clients in the banking, asset management, and Fintech space prior to her most recent role as Senior Manager.

Tracey earned a bachelor of science degree in finance from Florida State University, and a bachelor of business administration in accounting from Florida Atlantic University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida.
Austen Carroll
Austen Carroll
Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Commercial Banking
Austen Carroll Austen Carroll serves as the Bank’s Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, Commercial Banking. In this role, he is responsible for the leadership and oversight of all commercial lines of business including Commercial Banking, Seacoast Business Funding, and Treasury Management.

Austen joined Seacoast in July 2020 with over 20 years of experience in commercial and business banking. He brings a strategic mindset and a proven record in overseeing programs and initiatives across markets in an effort to expand reach and banking relationships with customers.

Prior to joining Seacoast, Austen served as chief banking officer for Ameris Bank where he was responsible for the oversight of core banking activities throughout the bank’s footprint including Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and a majority of Georgia. In this role he managed a portfolio of $4.4 billion in loan balances and $8.1 billion in deposits.

Over his career, Austen has held various leadership, commercial lending, and asset management roles for Darby Bank & Trust and BB&T.

Austen earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Valdosta State University and is a graduate of the Louisiana State University, Graduate School of Banking.
Daniel G. Chappell
Daniel G. Chappell
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Daniel G. Chappell

Daniel (“Dan”) G. Chappell has served as the Chief Human Resources Officer of the Bank since September 2014.

Dan joined Seacoast after ten years with Bank of America. During his tenure with Bank of America, he served as Senior Vice President and Human Resource Executive for many of its larger lines of business including Technology and Operations, Wealth Management and Consumer Operations. A champion for Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), Dan led the Global Human Resources D&I council at Bank of American and also served on the Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion Senior Executive Forum.

Prior to joining Bank of America, Dan served as a Vice President with Right Management Consultants where he focused on coaching executives in career management and transition.

Dan has also held positions of increasing responsibility through a number of senior HR roles with Avaya Communications, Honeywell International, Cytec Industries and Sonoco Products.

He holds a bachelor of science from LaSalle University and was also a member of the Adjunct Instructor Staff at Baruch and Cornell Universities.

Joseph Forlenza
Joseph Forlenza
Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Joseph Forlenza

Joseph (“Joe”) Forlenza was appointed Chief Risk Officer in May 2019 after joining Seacoast as Executive Vice President, Chief Audit Executive in late January 2017.

With more than 30 years of experience, Joe is a seasoned financial services executive with expertise in capital markets, banking, risk management, treasury, valuation, and internal audit.

He joined the Seacoast team from GE Capital where he served as Managing Director and Chief Audit Executive of Treasury and Real Estate. Prior to GE Capital, Joe was a part of Citigroup’s Audit and Risk Review organization serving in a number of roles, including the Global Liaison for equities and the Program Director for a variety of capital markets businesses and support functions. During his 15 years with Citigroup, he built the audit program that provided risk based coverage for all institutional equities, fixed income trading and sales and investment banking businesses within North America. In his last role, Joe led Audit for Citigroup’s Global Markets division.

Early in his career, Joe specialized in Financial Services audit/advisory work for Coopers & Lybrand and practiced general accounting for Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and public accounting from Pace University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Juliette P. Kleffel
Juliette P. Kleffel
Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer
Juliette P. Kleffel

Julie Kleffel, was appointed Executive Vice President, Community Banking Executive, in January 2017 where she oversees all retail and business banking functions of the organization. She joined the Seacoast in October 2014 through the BankFIRST acquisition where she previously served as Executive Vice President and Commercial Sales Leader. She brings more than 20 years of banking experience to her role at Seacoast.

A fourth generation Central Florida native, Julie has strong ties to the community. She currently serves as the Treasurer for the Garden Theatre, Board Member for the Central Florida YMCA Finance Committee, Executive Director for the National Entrepreneur Center, Vice President for the Mary Lee DePugh Nursing Home Association, and Lifetime Director for the West Orange County Chamber of Commerce. Most notably, she has been honored as 2017’s Business Executive of the Year by the Orlando Business Journal in their Women Who Mean Business Awards.

As a parent and active advocate for special needs children, Julie is a member of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida, the Down Syndrome Foundation, and has testified at the Florida and Tennessee House of Representatives and Senate Committees regarding the Personal Learning Scholarship Account.

A graduate of the ABA National and Graduate Commercial Lending Schools, Julie has also received the prestigious “Certified Lender Business Banker” designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers. She completed her professional education by graduating with distinction from the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009.

Jeffery Lee
Jeffery Lee
Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer
Jeffery Lee

Jeffery (“Jeff”) Lee was appointed Chief Digital Officer in May 2019 and is responsible for the integration of customer analytics, digital marketing, and prospect marketing into Seacoast's overall sales and marketing function. Jeff most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for the integration of digital consumer analytics, product development and sales marketing.

Jeff previously served as Senior Vice President & Marketing/Digital Banking Executive, after joining the Bank in May 2013 as Vice President, Digital Project Manager, responsible for implementation of new digital solutions.

Jeff has 18 years of digital marketing experience, including eight years with American Express, the last as International Marketing Director, leading strategy development, implementation and execution of online cross-sell activities.

Prior to joining Seacoast, he served for two years as Digital Marketing Director for BGT Partners, a global interactive agency that helps companies strengthen their brand and business relationships through digital marketing and technology.

Jeff is a graduate of the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business where he earned a master’s in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship.

Richard Raiford
Richard Raiford
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
Richard Raiford

Richard Raiford serves as the Bank’s Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer. He also serves as chairperson of the Officer’s Loan Committee and reports to the COO and Directors loan committee regarding the credit function. Richard joined Seacoast Bank in August 2020.

In this role, he is responsible for the development of loan portfolio objectives, policies, and procedures consistent with the Bank’s strategic and risk tolerance goals. His leadership positions the company for growth while strengthening the commitment to disciplined underwriting and credit monitoring.

Prior to joining Seacoast, Richard served as Chief Credit Officer for East West Bank in California, where he was responsible for managing the exposure risk of a diverse mix of commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and consumer credits. He earlier spent 28 years with JP Morgan Chase in a number of risk management, middle-market banking, and investment banking leadership roles.

Richard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian studies from Amherst College and a Master of Arts degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer Reissman
Jennifer Reissman
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Jennifer Reissman Jennifer was appointed Chief Marketing Officer in June 2020. In this role, she leads Seacoast’s marketing and public relations efforts with the goal of driving new customer acquisition, deepening customer relationships, and protecting the brand. She also oversees strategic planning processes in partnership with business unit leaders. Jennifer joined Seacoast in July 2014 in a strategy leadership role with the responsibility of developing new and creative ways to engage customers outside of the traditional branch network.

Prior to joining Seacoast, Jennifer spent five years at GE Capital Corporate Finance where she led strategy development and growth initiatives for their equipment lease/loan portfolio. She is also a graduate of GE’s Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP).

Jennifer holds a master’s of business administration (M.B.A.) with an accounting and finance specialization from the Fordham Gabelli School of Business and a bachelor of arts in business administration from University of Florida.