Florida Community Bank Names Jennifer L. Simons to Post of Deputy Chief Financial Officer

WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 15, 2015--Florida Community Bank President and Chief Executive Officer, Kent S. Ellert announced today the appointment of Jennifer L. Simons to the post of Deputy Chief Financial Officer. In 2014, Ms. Simons joined FCB as the Chief Accounting Officer and will retain these duties in her new role.

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Upon joining the Company in 2014, Ms. Simons brought over twenty years financial experience to FCB. Most recently she was Vice President and Senior Manager at PNC Financial Services Group, where her responsibilities included accounting policy, liquidity management and financial forecasting. Prior to this position Ms. Simons held various leadership positions with US Bancorp, TCF National Bank, GMAC Residential Capital and GE Capital Fleet Services. Jennifer Simons is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Certified Public Accountant.

In making the announcement, Kent Ellert commented, "Jennifer Simons has made an immediate and substantial contribution of superior skill to our Company. She is a thoughtful and well organized business partner, and has elevated the organization through her leadership." He continued, "With her deep experience and strong leadership skills, Ms. Simons will help us improve efficiency and continue to operate safely and soundly."

About Florida Community Bank - With over $6.0 billion in assets, Florida Community Bank (FCB) is the fourth largest Florida-based bank. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE: FCB), the bank serves the state with over 50 full service banking centers. The presence of FCB blankets both Florida coasts from Daytona Beach to Miami-Dade, Naples through Tampa Bay to Brooksville, as well as the I-4 Corridor. FCB is consistently ranked among the most highly capitalized banks in the state with capital ratios exceeding the regulatory standard to be considered "well capitalized" by a wide margin. Information on the company is found at www.FloridaCommunityBank.com. Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC.

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