Melissa Clark, Trust Administrator, recently graduated from the Florida Bankers Association Trust & Wealth Management School.

“Melissa is a very dedicated and valuable member of our trust team”, said Lee Ebanks, Vice President and Senior Trust Officer for Community Bank & Trust of Florida. “We congratulate her on this accomplishment.”                                                                                                                    

The Florida Trust & Wealth Management School is a nationally renowned three-year program that encompasses the world of trust and wealth management banking. The establishment, structure, purpose and general activities of a typical trust and wealth management department are discussed. The curriculum is designed to give students a well-rounded and practical understanding of the trust and wealth management industry. The school curriculum covers administration of estates and trusts, and offers specialized topics on pertinent issues affecting the trust and wealth management industry.

Mrs. Clark has been in trust and investment services for three years and in banking for over 18 years. Her primary responsibilities include trust and estate administration duties, daily operational duties, regulatory annual account reviews and prospect and client meetings.

One of Florida’s oldest trade associations, the Florida Bankers Association (FBA) was established in 1888 to advocate on behalf of Florida banks and promote the banking industry in the state.  The FBA proudly represents banks of all sizes and focuses. From the smallest community bank in the state to the largest national bank in the country, the FBA strives to provide each and every member the opportunity to thrive in today’s economic environment.

The mission of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA) is to be the resource for Florida’s bankers to influence State and Federal officials to maximize their ability to compete, serve customers and positively contribute to the economic well-being of Florida.