Marine Bank & Trust appoints Dan Richey to its Board of Directors

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Dan Richey

Marine Bank & Trust is proud to announce that notable business leader Dan Richey has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Richey is the President and CEO of Riverfront Packing Company in Vero Beach. He has served in many different capacities in the citrus/agricultural industry including Chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission, President of the Indian River Citrus League, board member of the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association and is currently serving as an appointed advisor to the U.S Trade Representative and U.S Secretary of Agriculture regarding international trade issues.

Mr. Richey has served our local community in multiple ways including Chairman of the Indian River County Planning and Zoning Commission, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Edwards School and President of the 100 Club of Indian River County.  He previously served on the board of directors at Indian River National Bank, Gulfstream Business Bank and most recently CenterState Bank.

Mr. Richey attended Florida Southern College on a baseball scholarship where he met his wife Audrey, daughter of Victor Knight, a longtime Indian River grower and packer. Today, they have three grown children and 8 grandchildren.

“Dan is proof that it doesn’t matter what you think you know, it only matters how hard you are willing to work,” said Bill Penney, President and CEO of the Bank. “He jokes that he once didn’t know the difference between an orange and grapefruit, and now he’s an industry leader.  His belief that people are a business’s most valuable asset aligns with Marine Bank’s philosophy.  Our shared passion to be an industry leader while forming lasting relationships makes him a perfect addition to our board of directors.”

About Marine Bank & Trust

Marine Bank was chartered in 1997 and has $472 million in assets with four full-service branches in Vero Beach, Sebastian, and Melbourne. As the only community bank headquartered in Indian River County, the Bank’s growth ties into the national trend of customers choosing to bank local.  Marine Bank has earned the coveted 4-Star Excellent rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm. In 2018 and 2019, Marine Bank & Trust was named among the top extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking and received the Institute’s Banky™ Award for its commitment to strong community banking.  The Bank is an active community supporter providing over $200,000 to more than 125 local non-profit organizations in the market over the last five years.  For more information, visit the website at www.marinebank.bank.

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