Advisory Boards

Summit Bank is poised for strong growth and has assembled, in each of its extended northwest Florida markets, Advisory Boards made up of well-known and influential business and community leaders from their respective areas.

Members of these Advisory Boards, affectionately known as the “Stars of Summit,” offer the bank guidance in anticipation of the market growth. These Boards are visionary teams and Summit Bank values their participation and insightful recommendations.


Summit Bank’s Pensacola Market is preparing to relocate to Bayou Boulevard, Pensacola’s primary commercial corridor. Led by Tommy Tait, Pensacola market president, the Pensacola Advisory Board includes: Justin Beck, CCIM, CPM, President, Beck Property Company, LLC; Shirley K. Cronley, Pensacola Hotelier and Community Activist; Joshua Hackel, M.D., Andrews Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center; John L. Hutchinson, Director of Public Affairs and Economic Development, Gulf Power Co; Lisa Ihns, Co-Owner, Avalex Technologies Corporation;; Steve Jernigan, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Bay Design Associates Architects, PL; Jessica Lee, President, Pensacola KIA; Jim Reeves, Real Estate Attorney and Developer; and Bill Wein; Co-founder and President, IMS ExpertServices.

Fort Walton Beach

Led by Philippe Miceli, Okaloosa market president, the Fort Walton Beach Advisory Board includes: Alexis Tibbetts, Ph.D., lifelong educator; J. Mark Fisher, attorney and author specilizing in Estate Planning; Joseph A. Pedone, Interventional Cardiologist, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, CCDS; Mitch Mongell, CEO, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center; and Steven Donchey, Internist, Sports Medicine Specialist Hospice & Palliative Specialist, Niceville.

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