Melissa Montanez
Vice President,
Banking Center Manager

March 30, 2022

Marine Bank and Trust has announced that Melissa Montanez has joined the Bank as Vice President, Banking Center Manager of its forthcoming full-service Fort Pierce location.  Located at 600 Seaway Plaza at the southeast corner of US Highway 1 and Seaway Drive, the banking center is expected to open in early summer of this year.

With more than 20 years of banking experience including 15 years in branch management, Montanez is responsible for facilitating the Bank’s further expansion into St. Lucie County.  The Bank opened a residential and commercial lending office in Port St. Lucie in July of 2021 to meet the growing demand for residential mortgages and commercial capital.

“Melissa has a reputation for exceeding customer expectations and keeping her team focused and engaged,” said Bill Penney, President and CEO of Marine Bank. “As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, we recognize that providing an exceptional customer experience and promoting a positive workplace is a fool-proof recipe for success.  We are confident that it won’t take long for Melissa and the Fort Pierce team to be a trusted resource for Treasure Coast residents and businesses.”