WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2017--
FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) today announced the appointment
of Jack Partagas to the position of Chief Financial Officer effective
August 31, 2017. He will succeed Jennifer Simons who will remain with
the company and transition into the role of Operations Director. Ms.
Simons will work closely with Mr. Partagas to assist with the transition
of the CFO responsibilities and thereafter lead a number of operational
disciplines within the company.
Commenting on the announcement, Kent Ellert, FCB’s President and Chief
Executive Officer, stated, "We are extremely grateful to Jennifer for
her service and contributions to the overall success of FCB. She has
been a valued business partner and has played an important role within
FCB’s Finance and Accounting team. In her new role, Jennifer will
continue to bring value to FCB. Also, we are very pleased to announce
Jack Partagas as CFO. Jack is an exceptional leader who has held a
variety of high-profile roles in the industry with a strong track record
of delivering outstanding results. Jack will seamlessly transition into
the CFO role, given his extensive financial background and the diverse
experiences he has had both at Capital Bank and previously as a public
accountant. This is an opportunity to broaden and deepen our already
talented Finance and Accounting team as well as strengthen our
Mr. Partagas has over 20 years of experience in banking and public
accounting, including various leadership roles in the areas of financial
planning, accounting policy and public company reporting. Immediately
prior to joining the Company, Mr. Partagas served as CFO of Consumer
Banking for Capital Bank Financial Corp (CBF) and has held various
management positions during his tenure with the company from 2010 to
2017. Prior to this, he spent a total of 7 years in public accounting,
where he served clients in the financial services industry. Mr. Partagas
is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a Bachelor of Science in
Accounting from Tulane University and a Masters of Business
Administration from the University of Miami.
About FCB Financial Holdings, Inc.
FCB Financial Holdings, Inc., parent company of Florida Community Bank,
N.A., (NYSE: FCB) is the second largest Florida-based independent bank,
and among the most highly capitalized banks in the state. Awarded a
five-star rating from Bauer Financial™, FCB assets are more than $9.9
billion, with capital ratios that exceed regulatory standards. Since its
founding in 2010, FCB has been steadfast in its commitment to delivering
personalized service, innovation, and products and services equal to
those offered by the national banks. Similarly, FCB recognizes the
importance of community, fostering a corporate culture that promotes
employee volunteerism at all levels, while supporting community-based
programs and partnerships that help promote greater financial
independence and improved quality of life for families. FCB serves
individuals, businesses and communities across the state with 46
full-service banking centers from east to west, and from Daytona Beach
to Miami-Dade. For more information, visit FloridaCommunityBank.com.
Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC.
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