C1 Bank CEO Trevor Burgess Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Finalist in Florida

Awards gala will be held on June 13 at the Fontainebleau Miami

May 14, 2013, 17:03 ET from C1 Bank

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- C1 Bank announced today that C1 Bank CEO Trevor Burgess is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Finalist in Florida in the financial services category.

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This esteemed award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Burgess was selected as a finalist from nearly one hundred nominations by a panel of independent judges comprised of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders.The awards will be presented during Ernst & Young's annual gala on June 13 at the Fontainebleau Miami.

"It is an honor and privilege to be recognized as a finalist for such an amazing award," said C1 Bank CEO, Trevor Burgess.   "As an entrepreneur, I have built a bank for entrepreneurs and their families.  Our team is dedicated to serving the needs of our clients, and I would not be successful without the best bank management team and set of associates in Florida."

The independent judging panel assembled by Ernst & Young will base their decision on numerous criteria including vision, leadership, innovation, achievement, perseverance and the story behind the nominee's success.

About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.

About Trevor Burgess: Mr. Burgess serves as C1 Bank's CEO and as the CEO and Vice Chairman of the Bank's holding company. He began his life as an entrepreneur investing with Marcelo Faria de Lima in 2008. Prior to then, Mr. Burgess was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he was an investment banker in New York, Los Angeles and London. At Morgan Stanley, he executed over 100 transactions raising over $50 billion for his clients. Earlier in his career he was a consultant at Michael Porter's Monitor Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1994.

About C1 Bank: C1 Bank is a local, independent bank that serves thousands of sophisticated savers and borrowers from 21 locations in Tampa Bay, a loan production office in Miami and online at www.C1Bank.com. C1 Bank is a leader in checking, savings and money markets, residential mortgages, business loans, SBA loan programs, and association and treasury services. C1 Bank is the Official Bank of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Official Bank of the Outback Bowl and a Corporate Partner of the Miami HEAT.

C1 Bank services include:

  • Full Service Checking, Savings and Money Market depository products for consumers and businesses
  • Residential mortgages, includes 30 years fixed, jumbo, NRA and portfolio loan products, all approved with quick local decision making
  • Business loans and commercial real estate loans, up to $23 million, to assist local businesses grow
  • Small Business Administration loans, up to $5 million – C1 Bank is a Preferred Lender and is consistently ranked as one of the region's top SBA lenders
  • Emerald Banking is dedicated a team of bankers who serve physicians, lawyers, accountants and other professionals
  • Association and Treasury Services - providing lockbox services to condominium associations and other businesses in need of sophisticated treasury management solutions