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GULFSIDE BANK CHARTERS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE
 
SARASOTA, FL (February 16, 2021)—Gulfside Bank announced the formation of Gulfside Cares, a new human resources program that encourages Gulfside employees to volunteer for local charitable organizations.
 
“Effective January 1, 2021, each Gulfside employee will be eligible to volunteer up to 40 hours per year ‘on the clock’,” stated Dennis Murphy, President and CEO of Gulfside Bank. “This program is intended to further one part of Gulfside’s Mission Statement; specifically, that of ‘working to strengthen our community.’”
 
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GIANNI VALENTI JOINS GULFSIDE INVESTMENT SERVICES
 
SARASOTA, FL (December 14, 2020)—Gulfside Investment Services, a full-service wealth management group affiliated with Gulfside Bank, 333 N. Orange Ave. Sarasota, Fl. 34236 announced that Gianni Valenti had joined the Gulfside Investment Services Team.
 
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TIM SELF NAMED TO VISIT SARASOTA COUNTY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
SARASOTA, FL (September 29, 2020)—Tim Self, an Investment Advisor for LPL Financial and Director of Gulfside Investment Services, was named to the Board of Directors of Visit Sarasota County (VSC), the bank announced today.

“The Visit Sarasota County Nominating Committee was looking for Board candidates who are deeply involved in multiple aspects of the community and Tim was everyone’s top pick,” shares Virginia J. Haley, Visit Sarasota County President.

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GULFSIDE BANK PRESIDENT NAMED TO FLORIDA BANKERS ASSOCIATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SARASOTA, FL (June 4, 2020)—Dennis Murphy, the President and CEO of Sarasota’s Gulfside Bank, was named to the Board of Directors of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA), the bank announced today.

“I’m honored to be named to the FBA board,” said Murphy. “I’m looking forward to working with the board to advance the interests of the Sarasota-area financial community.”

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GULFSIDE BANK CEO RECEIVES RECOGNITION BY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

SARASOTA, FL (October 18, 2019)—The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s outgoing Chair, John LaCivita, presented Dennis Murphy with the Chamber Chair’s Cup Award at its Annual Membership Meeting & Luncheon held on October 4, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.



GULFSIDE BANK ADDS TWO EXPERIENCED LOCAL BANKERS

SARASOTA, FL (April 2, 2019)—Ron Beck and Jeff Burkee have joined the growing team of the new Gulfside Bank announced Dennis Murphy, President & CEO. Beck will be Senior Vice President and Manatee Area Executive and Burkee will be Senior Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager.



GULFSIDE BANK NAMES INVESTMENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

SARASOTA, FL (November 30, 2018)—Tim Self has been named Investment Services Director of the new Gulfside Bank announced Dennis Murphy, bank President & CEO. Self will be Senior Vice President operating under the dba of Gulfside Investment Services with securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC.



GULFSIDE BANK NAMES TWO EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

SARASOTA, FL (October 1, 2018)—Thomas Martin and Jeff Saunders have been appointed executive officers of the new Gulfside Bank announced Dennis Murphy, bank President & CEO. Martin will be Executive Vice President and Senior Lending Officer and Saunders will be Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.



NEW BANK RAISES NECESSARY CAPITAL

SARASOTA, FL (August 20, 2018)—Organizers of Gulfside Bank (In Organization) have raised over $20 million to capitalize the new bank, announced Dennis Murphy, the group’s CEO. The organizers raised the money in eight weeks without the aid and expense of brokers or investment bankers.



GULFSIDE BANK (IN ORGANIZATION) FILING APPLICATION FOR CHARTER WITH STATE OF FLORIDA

SARASOTA, FL (March 19, 2018)—Dennis B. Murphy, former Executive Vice President and Senior Lending Officer of Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida and a group of local, prominent business leaders, announced today that they are filing for a charter to establish Gulfside Bank in Sarasota County, Florida.

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