Board of Directors
Paul Noris Paul Noris

Mr. Noris is the Chairman of the Board, as well as serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Before joining Bank of Central Florida, he spent sixteen years at SunTrust Bank, Mid-Florida, where he served as Lakeland City President.

David Henderson David Henderson

Mr. Henderson is Vice Chairman of the Board and manager of Henderson Properties, LLC, a commercial real estate development company specializing in site acquisition for national banks and retailers. The company also develops large commercial tracts for various business uses.

Steve Moore Steve Moore

Mr. Moore is the immediate past Chairman of the Board and currently serves as CEO of Universal Building Specialties, a wholesale lumber company founded in 1959 that serves Florida and the Caribbean.

Howard Bayless Howard Bayless

Mr. Bayless serves as president of Marcobay Construction Inc., a regional commercial general contractor with annual revenues in excess of $100 million.

Wesley Beck Wesley Beck

Mr. Beck is president of BecKryger Capital Partners LLLP, a private equity firm focused on investments in a variety of industries and industrial development. Previously, he was a founding partner in Florida Flavors, a specialty manufacturer of flavors and fragrances.

Clayton Hollis

Mr. Hollis spent over 40 years in grocery retailing with Publix Super Markets, Inc. Before retiring at the end of 2012, he spent the last 18 years as Vice President of Public Affairs. He serves on the boards of Florida Southern College and Lakeland Regional Health Systems.

Greg Ruthven Greg Ruthven

Mr. Ruthven serves as president of The Ruthvens, a real estate development firm specializing in industrial warehouse space in Lakeland. The firm currently owns approximately three million square feet of industrial and commercial space and currently serves over three hundred tenants. The Ruthvens is a family owned business residing in Lakeland for over fifty-seven years.

Warren Shatzer

Mr. Shatzer spent 35 years in the retail industry. He was one of the partners in the Discount Auto Parts Chain and Crispers Restaurants. Since his retirement, he has been involved with and has invested in a variety of industries through Shatzer Enterprises LP.

Ginny Harris Ginny Harris

Harris – a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force- is a 23-year Lakeland Rotary Club member, including a four-year post as it’s treasurer. She also is the current chair of the First United Methodist Finance Committee.