President and Chief Investment OfficerView Bio
Michael oversees the people and policies of the Trust and Investment Management Services Department and manages the individual investment holdings of Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s Trust clients. His clients include individuals, families, foundations, and institutions throughout the state of Florida.
Michael serves on the Tampa Bay Committee on Foreign Relations and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Bankers Association and the Florida Bankers Educational Foundation. He is immediate past-chairman of the Board of Directors for the Historic Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales for which he now serves on the Investment Committee. He is a former president of both the Harvard Club of Central Florida and the Harvard Club of the West Coast of Florida. Michael is a 2005 Graduate of Leadership Tampa Bay.
Michael may be reached at (941) 624-1973 or by email at email@example.com.
Executive Vice PresidentView Bio
Lory manages the daily operations of Trust and Investment Management Services division to help coordinate the diverse services provided. She has more than 34 years of banking and financial experience, the last 21 of which have been with Charlotte State Bank & Trust. During this time, she has served in a variety of capacities with advancing responsibilities. Her knowledge of operations provides the resources necessary to lead a team of professionals to offer banking and trust products and services with a high degree of personal attention.
Lory is a graduate of:
In addition, Lory has earned both the Florida Certification and National Certified Guardian designations
Lory serves on the Executive Committee for the Florida Bankers Association’s Trust and Wealth Management Division, volunteers with Tidewell Hospice and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of United Way of Charlotte County.
Lory may be reached at (941) 624-5400
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President, Trust and Investment Management Services Development OfficerView Bio
Christine utilizes her extensive financial and estate planning experience to develop new client relationships at Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s Trust and Investment Management Services division, including Revocable Living Trusts, IRA Rollovers, Investment Management Services and charitable giving strategies.
In addition, Christine has held the following:
Christine is a past member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Immediate Past President of the Business & Professional Women of Charlotte County, and past Interim President and past Treasurer for the Charlotte Estate Planning Council. She is a former member of the board of directors of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and the Visual Arts Center’s Executive Committee. She is a former member of the Development Committee of the Charlotte County Jazz Society. Christine moved to Charlotte County in 1994.
For your free, personal consultation contact
Christine at (941) 624-1917, on her cell phone at (941) 769-5211
or by email at email@example.com
Vice President and Trust OfficerView Bio
Cindee is experienced in all aspects of estate planning. An attorney, she has created estate plans and drafted wills, living trusts and powers of attorney. She has an extensive background in the areas of Wills, Trusts, Estates and Elder Law.
As a Trust Officer, Cindee administers accounts and acts as an estate representative, trustee or guardian of property. She works with new and existing clients to serve as a point of contact and ensure that trust and investment management documentation is properly administered and that her clients’ wishes are carried out.
Cindee’s education and experience includes:
Prior to joining Charlotte State Bank & Trust, Cindee followed a lifelong dream of opening her own business. She and her husband Dennis opened Pies & Plates in Punta Gorda.They grew the business into one of Punta Gorda’s most popular eateries and retail stores, winning many awards. Pies and Plates was named Business of the Year by both the Charlotte County and Punta Gorda Chambers of Commerce and Retailer of the Year for Leadership by the Florida Retail Federation.
Cindee may be contacted at (941) 624-1952 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vice President, Portfolio ManagerView Bio
Samuel is the Portfolio Manager for Trust and Investment Management Services and manages the individual investment holdings of Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s clients. His clients include individuals, families, foundations, and institutions throughout the state of Florida.
Samuel’s professional background includes:
Samuel is a member of the Board of Directors for the Punta Gorda Police Officers’ Pension. He is an Eagle Scout and serves as Scoutmaster for Troop 95 for the Boy Scouts of America.
Samuel graduated from Charlotte High School. Before starting at Charlotte State Bank & Trust, he worked in private banking and wealth management for more than 10 years. He has held the following non-profit positions:
Sam may be contacted at (941) 235-5164
or by email at email@example.com.
Portfolio ManagerView Bio
As a Portfolio Manager for Trust and Investment Management Services, Greg manages the investment holdings of clients via their trust, IRA, or individually titled accounts. He also manages assets for private foundations and nonprofit organizations throughout the state of Florida. Greg graduated from Mercy College in New York with a bachelor’s degree in government in 1988. He began his career in computer and internet technology in New York City and operated his own consulting and support firm in the early 2000s. He entered financial management in 2009 and served as a financial manager before joining the bank. He is currently studying to become a Certified Financial Planner.
Greg’s professional background includes:
In addition, Greg has held the following licenses:
Greg is active in the Punta Gorda Little League and Cub Scout Pack 13.
Greg may be contacted at (941) 624-1975 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vice President and Trust OfficerView Bio
In her capacity as Trust Officer, Patty administers accounts and acts as an estate representative, trustee, guardian of property or investment management agent. She works with new and existing clients, serving as a point of contact and ensuring that trust and investment management documentation is properly administered and that her clients’ wishes are carried out.
Patty has 30 years of banking experience, including 19 years in estate planning. Her proficiencies include trust administration, retirement planning, investment management, developing asset protection strategies, addressing tax and estate planning issues, and implementing plans to reach clients’ goals. Patty’s educational background includes:
Patty can be reached at 941-624-1946 or email@example.com.
Vice President, Trust Administrative OfficerView Bio
Rich Emch, CFP®
Vice President, Trust and Investment Management Services
Trust Administration Officer
Rich uses his more than 30 years of experience in banking, finance, and investment management experience to help ensure his clients achieve their desired financial objectives for themselves and their heirs.
In addition, Rich has held the following:
Rich is a past president of the Economic Development Council of Charlotte County, Port Charlotte Toastmasters, Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity and the Rotary Club of Murdock.
For your free, personal consultation, contact
Rich at 941-624-1956 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trust Operations SpecialistView Bio
Angie has more than 10 years of banking and financial experience. She has worked in the real estate industry and has experience in retail and trust operations. She is pursuing a career in Trust Administration and is currently enrolled in the Florida Bank Association Trust School.
Angie works with new and existing clients, serving as a point of contact, ensuring that trust and investment management is properly administered to her client’s wishes. Her responsibilities include preparing new account documents and responding to client inquires and requests.
Angie volunteers on behalf of many organizations, including Give Kids the World through the Make a Wish Foundation.
Angie may be reached at (941) 624-5400 or by email at email@example.com.
Investment Account OfficerView Bio
Brittney has more than 10 years of banking and financial experience, having held a variety of positions including operational, investment, retail and customer service.
As an Investment Account Officer, Brittney assists in managing individual investment holdings of Trust and Investment Management Services clients. She works with the Investment Management Team to monitor market conditions and identify objectives, preferences and circumstances in order to develop specific explicit investment policies for investors. Brittney provides oversight and monitors managed model portfolios to reflect significant change in any or all relevant variables. She also assists in business development activities.
Brittney has an Associate Degree in Business from the University of Central Florida, specializing in Accounting and Finance. She is currently enrolled in the American Bankers Association Certificate in Trust program working toward achieving her Certified Trust Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation. Brittney is a native of Port Charlotte area and is actively involved in the local community through Autism Awareness associations and performing arts enrichment programs.
Brittney may be contacted at (941) 624-5400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trust Operations SpecialistView Bio
Marianna joined Charlotte State Bank & Trust in 2017. She has held positions such as teller and office manager bringing a wealth of cash handling and customer service experience. Marianna is from the Charlotte County area and a graduate of Port Charlotte High School. She stays involved in the local community through performing arts and education.
As a Trust Operations Specialist, Marianna support department operations such as daily balancing and settlement functions. She delivers and receives clients' assets and maintains a master security file as well as tax and probate information. She also assists clients with inquiries, requests and support.
Mari may be contacted at 941-624-1928 or email@example.com.
Trust Operations SpecialistView Bio
Susan puts her 35 years of banking, finance and customer service experience to use in her position as Trust Operations Specialist, more than 20 of those years have been in varying positions with Charlotte State Bank & Trust. During those years, she has held positions as Personal Banker, iBanking Representative and eServices Supervisor. Prior to joining the Hometown Bank, she was a financial services supervisor and assistant branch manager. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, crocheting and tending to her pets.
In her capacity as Trust Operations Specialist, Susan supports department operations such as daily balancing and settlement functions. She delivers and receives clients' assets and maintains a master security file as well as tax and probate information. She also assists clients with inquiries, requests and support.
Susan and her husband, Keith, reside in North Port and have a daughter, Cali.
Susan may be contacted at 941-624-1911 or firstname.lastname@example.org.