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Bob Dale

CPA Retired

Robert Dale, C.P.A., (retired) is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Gateway Bank of Central Florida. Mr. Dale is a lifelong resident of North Florida. He retired from Purvis, Gray and Company, CPA’s, a Florida regional accounting firm, after over 32 years and had served as the Head Partner of the firm’s Audit Department from 1987-2006 and had served on its Management Committee since 1988. During that time he provided audit and tax services to financial institutions and served on the Board of Millennium Bank of Gainesville from 1999 through its sale in February of 2008. Mr. Dale also served as the bank’s Vice-Chair from 2001-2006 and as Chairman of the Board from 2006-2008. Mr. Dale served on the Technical Issues Committee and the Accounting Standards Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a lifelong Gator and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in accounting in 1972. Mr. Dale has served on the Board of the Gateway Bank of Central Florida from 2009 to the present including serving as the Chair of the ALCO Committee and serving as a member of the Executive Loan Committee. In other activities Mr. Dale currently serves on the Board of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, its Executive Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. Dale also serves as Chair of the Finance Committee of the Trinity United Methodist Church of Gainesville.