Bennett Brown has been the founder of two mid-size Community Banks in North East Florida and CEO of two others, with assets of $200 million to $1 billion. Since the downturn on the economy beginning in 2008, the industry has change dramatically. Bennett shares some of the government regulation issues that have caused 80% of Community Banks to close or merge.

Bennett is highly respected as a Christian leader who dedicates much of his time and resources to helping entrepreneurs grow their business and helping ministries to be effective at their calling. He is true leader with a vision and calling to help our city grow and serve the Lord's purposes.