Tag Archives: East Polk County Area

Connect with Central Florida SCORE

CenterState Bank is now a proud sponsor of Central Florida Score. A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide.  Bretta Christakos, Assistant Branch Manager in our Lakeland Branch received an appreciation plaque while attending a meeting to help spread the work about SCORE.

Entrepreneur Day in Auburndale

CenterState Bank – Auburndale Branch’s very own, Melissa Slayton, recently executed a very successful Entrepreneur Day. Melissa invited small businesses to benefit from a free consultation with our Paychex representative, Dan Smith. Melissa created the opportunity for CSB Auburndale to say “Thank You” to our clients and help them with their business.

Jennifer Idell recently named Executive VP and CFO

The 2008 banking and financial crisis, while painful, was the start of an opportunistic acquisition strategy at Polk County-based CenterState Bank of Florida. The bank has made 14 acquisitions since 2008. Six purchases were with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., where CenterState assumed assets of a failed bank. Eight others were straight up acquisitions. The […]