Linda Culotta has joined Sanibel Captiva Community Bank as a senior loan officer. Working in both Bonita Springs and Naples, her primary responsibility is to expand the bank’s lending footprint in those markets.
Culotta brings a wealth of lending experience to the bank with over 18 years specializing in mortgage financing. Before joining Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, she was a loan officer for Lake Michigan Credit Union in Bonita Springs and Naples. As the first Florida employee of Lake Michigan Credit Union she helped establish key relationships with Southwest Florida realtors, builders, attorneys and title companies. Originally from Illinois, Culotta worked for several mortgage lending firms, including Lynmar Lending Group, Guaranteed Rate and Prism Mortgage.
Since relocating to Southwest Florida in 2015, Culotta has been active in the community volunteering as a Naples Blue Zones Project advocate, holding leadership roles in Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, serving on the board of the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of REALTORS and founding Polka Dot Powerhouse, a Naples women’s networking organization.
“We are excited to have someone as seasoned as Linda join our team in the Bonita Springs and Naples markets,” said David Wright, senior vice president, residential lending. “Linda’s extensive experience and highly personalized service will be a fantastic resource for the bank as we continue to grow.”
Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has two locations on Sanibel and five locations in Fort Myers. The bank is nationally ranked in the top 25 as a best-performing community bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,500 banks with assets under $1 billion. It is well-capitalized, with $450 million in total assets, and generates the highest return on equity of all Florida banks.
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s professionals provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential loans. The bank offers free personal and business checking, deposit accounts with competitive interest rates, safe deposit boxes, and a full array of online banking products and services, including electronic statements, mobile banking apps, CardValet, online bill pay, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit www.SanCapBank.com.