The Charlotte Harbor and Parkside offices of Charlotte State Bank & Trust have new personal bankers on staff for the new year. Janet Moore, formerly the Charlotte Harbor head teller, is the new personal banker at the Charlotte Harbor office, 23112 Harborview Road, Port Charlotte. She has been with the bank more than three years.
“Janet has been a top member of our team for some time,” said Charlotte Harbor Branch Manager Sara Perri. “She really cares about her customers and enjoys working with them on their banking needs.”
Gabrielle Lambert and Samantha Paolella are the new personal bankers at the Parkside office, located at 3002 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte. Lambert was promoted from teller specialist and receptionist, and Paolella returned to the bank after serving as a teller at the Charlotte Harbor office in 2014-15.
“We’re delighted to have Gabby and Sam here at Parkside,” said Branch Manager Jacqueline Benjamin. “They’re both adapting to their roles with ease, and they have the knowledge and commitment necessary to provide our customers with first-class service.
Personal bankers figure prominently in Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s primary focus on customer service. In addition to opening and maintaining customer accounts, they provide professional, timely and efficient help and support to all customers.
All three personal bankers are residents of North Port. Lambert, who graduated from North Port High School, is studying for her associate degree at State College of Florida. She worked in the retail industry as a manager and sales associated prior to joining the bank. She has been an active community volunteer since high school and was named Volunteer of the Year by Lamarque Elementary School in 2015.
Paolella served as a leasing and marketing manager for a property management company based in North Port and Fort Myers prior to returning to Charlotte State Bank & Trust in December. She graduated from Souhegan High School in Amherst, N.H., and attended Johnson and Wales University in Providence, R. I.,
Moore has 11 years of banking experience, having previously served in retail as a manager and customer service representative. She started at Charlotte State Bank & Trust has a support teller at the Peachland office and worked as a teller at the Murdock office prior to joining the Charlotte Harbor team. Originally from North Carolina, she graduated from Hendersonville High School and worked as office manager for a gas company and a bank teller in that city.