Lee Golden is Senior Vice President, Director of Business Development and Commercial Loan Officer. A veteran banking professional, he has over 25 years of experience in community and regional banking. He joined the Bank in 2015 to oversee the Bank’s rapid market expansion and the development, growth, and management of our retail locations. In 2019, he was named director of business development responsible for the cultivation and retention of consumer and commercial clients. In 2021, he joined the commercial lending team as a commercial loan officer and specializes in Small Business Administration lending.
A Fort Myers native, Lee graduated from University of Central Florida and the Consumer Bankers Association’s Graduate School of Retail Banking. He is a long-time community advocate who has served in leadership roles on numerous boards, including the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Edison Ford Winter Estates and Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida. In his free time, Lee enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
“Lee has been an exceptional commercial lending partner. He is experienced, responsive, provides sound advice, and I appreciate the time he invested to ensure my commercial real estate transactions were executed smoothly throughout each stage in the process. More importantly, Lee’s level of service does not end with the closing of a transaction: we have established a banking relationship that I can rely on.”
— Adam J.
Seafood, ethnic foods
Fishing, Working out, cooking
"The genuine family feel amongst our coworkers. Every member of our team is willing to roll their sleeves up and help in any way possible when needed."