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BankFLORIDA President Keegan Elected Chair of Florida Board of Accountancy

January 17, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019-- Florida, recently announced that its President, Tracy L. Keegan, has been elected as the Chair of the Florida Board of Accountancy for 2019. Keegan was appointed to the Board of Accountancy by Governor Rick Scott in July 2014 and has served as a member of its Probable Cause Panel, Chair of its Rules Committee, and a member of the Budget Task Force.

The Florida Board of Accountancy consists of nine members responsible for regulating Certified Public Accountants and Certified Public Accounting Firms for the State of Florida, including examination, licensure qualifications, and ruling on disciplinary cases. The Board meets at least nine times a year at various locations throughout Florida, all of which are open to the public.

In commenting on the announcement, John K. Stephens, Chief Executive Officer of Bank Florida, said, “Tracy is an exemplary leader with extensive professional experience in financial services. Her technical expertise, practical understanding, and ability to adapt to changes within the industry will serve her well as she assumes the chairmanship of this important board. Tracy’s dedication to both her profession and the state of Florida are commendable.”

Keegan most recently served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Accountancy, a position which will now be held by Jesus Socorro, CPA, Managing Principal of the Risk & Transaction Advisory practice at nationally recognized public accounting and advisory firm MBAF.

About BankFLORIDA

Bank Florida is a $93.0 million asset, state-chartered community bank founded in 2007 that serves the financial needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and individuals.

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CONTACT: Tracy L. Keegan | President and Chief Financial Officer

(561) 514-7359 |tkeegan@bankflorida.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ACCOUNTING BANKING

SOURCE: BankFLORIDA

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