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The First National Bank of South Miami is pleased to announce the appointment of George J. McCarthy to the bank’s Board of Directors.

Mr. George J. McCarthy is Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for United Automobile Insurance Group, one of the largest automobile insurance companies in the state of Florida. Prior to this position Mr. McCarthy was Chairman and CEO for the Illinois region of Associated Banc-Corp where he oversaw daily operations and served in a variety of roles for the company for more than 27 years. Additionally, Mr. McCarthy held the position of Vice Chairman for Thomas F. Seay and Associates, a company that specialized in real estate, property management and banking.

The First National Bank of South Miami is honored to have a new director with such distinguished qualifications as Mr. McCarthy

–          Said Chairman of the Board, Bruce W MacArthur

In addition to his appointment to the FNBSM Board of Directors, Mr. McCarthy will also serve as a member of the bank’s Audit Committee.

With assets over $450 million, FNBSM celebrated its 60th Anniversary this year. It has been awarded the prestigious recommended rating by BauerFinancial, Inc. for 90 consecutive quarters. This indicates its strong financial soundness and stability. Only 1% of banks in the State of Florida can claim this honor. For more information, please visit or call Executive Vice President Veronica Flores directly at 305.662.5418.