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Jay Musleh

Executive Vice President and
Senior Credit Officer

Jay Musleh - EVP/Senior Credit Officer. Mr. Musleh has over 35 years of banking experience encompassing all areas of lending as well as management. He is a life-long resident of Ocala, Florida. In 2005 and 2006, he was instrumental in the organization of Gateway Bank of Florida having served on the initial board of directors and as executive officer of the bank and helped organize Gateway Bank of Central Florida. Prior to Gateway Bank he served as a Commercial Relationship Manager and Group Vice President for 5 years overseeing a $250 million loan portfolio in SouthTrust Banks Marion and Alachua County markets. SouthTrust Bank is a $49 billion financial services company with approximately 700 offices throughout the southeastern United States. Prior to SouthTrust Bank, Mr. Musleh’s career included a variety of management positions within local and regional banks located in Marion County. Mr. Musleh belongs to several local organizations including serving as an elected Ocala City Councilman and is active in the community. Mr. Musleh graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance in 1978.