Coral Gables, FL. (PRWEB) August 19, 2011
Continuing its commitment to excellence in community leadership and banking, today Professional Bank announced the appointment of Raul G. Valdes-Fauli as President and Chief Executive Officer. Under Mr. Valdes-Fauli’s leadership, Professional Bank will continue to grow as a successful community bank by providing the highest levels of service to the bank’s professional clientele.
Mr. Valdes-Fauli is a highly respected South Florida banking leader who brings two decades of executive experience to Professional Bank including most recently as President of the South Florida market at CNL Bank where he managed the tri-county market and prior to that as President/CEO of Commercial Banking for Miami-Dade County for Colonial Bank.
In addition to Mr. Valdes-Fauli’s extensive South Florida banking experience, he also has deep roots in the local community where he serves on the boards of the Adrienne Arsht Performing Arts Center Trust, WPBT Channel Two, Miami Finance Forum and he was Past Board Member of Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Greater Miami. Mr. Valdes-Fauli was also a Peace Corp volunteer in Honduras.
“Professional Bank is very pleased that Raul is joining us as our President and CEO as the bank enters its third year of operations. With Raul’s unwavering commitment to best of class banking combined with his considerable community involvement and respect, he will be an outstanding leader for the organization, said Dr. Stanley Shapiro, Chairman of the Board . “Raul's reputation in the banking and philanthropic communities brings distinction to Professional Bank and will provide significant business opportunities as we grow and expand strategically in the coming years”.
“I’m so excited to join the Professional Bank team as this is the right opportunity and time to take Professional Bank to the next level by focusing on delivering exceptional client services to the professional clientele that the bank is known for,” said Valdes-Fauli.
“It’s a testament to our business model and strength that Professional Bank can acquire and retain top talent like Raul Valdes-Fauli to help the bank grow and meet our business and financial objectives,” added Dr. Stanley Shapiro, Chairman of the Board.
Raul Valdes-Fauli earned a Bachelor degree in 1990 from Lake Forest College and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1995 University of Miami. Raul Valdes-Fauli lives in Miami and he is married to Martha and has one son who is three months old.
About Professional Bank
Professional Bank is a strong “relationship bank” serving the banking needs of professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs and executives in our community while providing its customers with a concierge-style banking service. Professional Bank is a member of FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender. For more information about Professional Bank, please visit http://www.professionalbankfl.com.
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