Steve handles oversight responsibility for the bank’s credit administration and portfolio management. Steve joined Summit Bank in March 2012 and has steadily increased his responsibilities in managing the bank’s growing loan portfolio and assisting lending officers to meet clients’ business and personal financial needs in all four bank locations. He earned his BS in Accounting from Florida State University.
Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager
Jeffrey K. Dibenedictis has joined the Panama City office of Summit Bank as Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. He is a banking executive with 25 years of experience in client account development and is recognized for delivering high-level customer service. His background includes commercial bank management and responsibility for a regional loan portfolio of $187+ million.
Jeffrey is a graduate of Florida State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He is a board member of the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce since 2012 and the Gulf Coast State College Foundation since 2000. His community involvement also includes serving on the 2012 Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association and as the Inaugural Chairman for the March of Dimes Signature Chef Fundraiser in 2010 and 2011.
Senior Vice President, Panama City Market
Jennifer (Jen) has over 28 years of financial industry experience. As a sales and banking executive, her broad range of experience includes mid-market corporate, commercial and business banking, private banking, retail and specialty financial services. Jen has the unique experience of both line and leadership including working in start-up and turnaround markets along with building and implementation of sales processes to include consulting in the Southeast markets. She brings depth and an entrepreneurial spirit to Summit Bank as Senior Vice President/Commercial Relationship Manager in Panama City.
Prior to joining Summit Bank, she held positions with several financial institutions, most recently as Senior Vice President and Team Leader for an Atlanta-area community bank. She has served in roles including business banking sales manager, Southeast commercial sales advisor, market executive, relationship manager and regional manager. She got her start as a Commercial Relationship Manager after completing the Commercial Credit program with NCNB in Florida.
Jen has a passion for helping women professionals, family owned businesses, children and their educational interests. She became the inaugural Vice President of PNC’s Women Connect, representing the interest of 175 members. She has also served on boards in various communities which advocate for children and education. An Atlanta native, she earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University.
(NMLS ID# 16190000)
Norris F. McMahon
Senior Vice President, Escambia and Santa Rosa Markets
Norris McMahon is the Senior Vice President for the Escambia and Santa Rosa markets. He joins an outstanding team in Pensacola and brings more than 30 years of banking experience, with a primary focus on lending, loan management and business development. Prior to joining Summit Bank, he served for 22 years as Senior Vice President in commercial banking with another local financial institution.
Norris has been active in community development and public service, serving in leadership positions with numerous local nonprofit and community groups. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Pensacola, past president and treasurer of Pensacola Country Club, and participant in the Fiesta of Five Flags. He is a graduate of Pensacola State College, after which he attended Florida State University and the University of West Florida. His post-graduate education includes the Graduate School Banking at Louisiana State University and the Synovus Leadership Institute.
(NMLS ID# 1600185)
Senior Vice President/Chief Accounting Officer
Lesley Miller, Senior Vice President/Chief Accounting Officer, is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years' experience in the financial institution industry. She has worked as a Controller and Financial Reporting Manager for two publicly held banks. She has also served as a Chief Financial Officer of two local credit unions.
Her experience includes regulatory financial reporting, all aspects of accounting and managing check and ACH processing departments, as well as an IT department.
Miller is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.