PLANT CITY, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On November 19, 2015, the Sunshine Bancorp Board of Directors (NASDAQ: SBCP) was awarded the “2015 Outstanding Directors Award” presented by the Tampa Bay Business Journal for the category “Public Company Board.”
Per Tampa Bay Business Journal, “the 2015 Outstanding Directors Awards honors Tampa Bay area directors who have demonstrated the vital leadership and business savvy skills necessary to help guide their businesses’ success.”
Sunshine Bancorp was nominated and chosen for its significant changes and advancement over the past 12 months, including increasing the company’s market capitalization by 40%; initiating a full rebranding campaign with streamlined name, bold logo, exterior sign installation, interior merchandising transformation, and comprehensive website launch; successfully negotiating and integrating the acquisition of a community bank in Polk County which doubled the company’s asset size to approximately $500 million; strategically expanding the bank’s footprint into Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota and Bradenton, which gives Sunshine a total of twelve locations.
“We are pleased and honored to accept this prestigious award,” said Rolly Rollyson, chairman of the Board. “The Sunshine Board of Directors is committed to honoring its deep roots in the Greater Tampa area, while maintaining a strong community bank known for its unmatched relationship building team supported by modern technology.”
“Under our Board’s leadership, our company has greatly expanded its franchise and positioned us for continued strategic growth in the years to come,” said Andrew Samuel, president and chief executive officer of Sunshine Bank.
About Sunshine Bancorp, Inc.
Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. was formed in 2014 as the holding company for Sunshine Bank. The Company was first organized in 1954 in Plant City. In 2014 after converting from the mutual form of organization to the stock form, the current name of Sunshine Bank was adopted. Operations are conducted from the main office in Plant City, Florida, with 10 branch offices and 2 loan production offices throughout Hillsborough, Manatee, Orange, Pasco, Polk and Sarasota Counties. Sunshine’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol “SBCP.” For further information, visit the Company website www.mysunshinebank.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.