FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2020) – Veronica LeBlanc has been named a 2020 Gulfshore Business 40 Under 40 honoree. The award recognizes Southwest Florida rising stars who have distinguished themselves in their professions and communities through their contributions to the region’s economic, charitable and civic well-being.
LeBlanc joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in 2017 to lead the bank’s Gateway Branch. As vice president and office manager, she is responsible for business development and oversight of daily branch operations, which includes managing branch personnel. With nearly 20 years of banking experience, she has successfully increased the branch’s deposit growth rate each year and cultivated a healthy customer roster within a range of industries, including title companies, property management firms and Gateway-based small businesses.
LeBlanc is a board member of the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis of Fort Myers/Gateway. She has volunteered for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation since 2009 and served on various United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties allocations teams since 2017. Over the years, she has also volunteered for many Southwest Florida charitable organizations, including Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and PACE Center for Girls, Lee County.
Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has two locations on Sanibel Island and six more locations throughout Lee County. The bank is nationally ranked in the top 2% best-performing community banks by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,400 banks with assets under $1 billion. It is well-capitalized, with $560 million in total assets, and generates one of the highest returns on equity of all Florida banks. The bank employs 100 employees, and more than 40% are current shareholders.
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s team members provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential and commercial lending. The bank offers free personal and business checking, deposit accounts with competitive interest rates, instant issue debit cards and a full array of digital banking products and services, including mobile banking apps, CardValet, online bill pay, Zelle®, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit www.SanCapBank.com.