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Tom Ingram
CEO and Director of Gateway Bank of Central Florida

Tom Ingram serves as Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Bank of Central Florida and serves on the Board of Directors for Gateway Financial Holdings of Florida, Inc. Mr. Ingram has over 22 years of banking experience. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Ingram has served as President/CEO of two Marion County Banks. Mr. Ingram was President of SouthTrust Bank of Central Florida from 1995 to April 2000, with responsibility for a Billion dollar bank and direct management of the Marion, Alachua and Lake county markets. Mr. Ingram´s team was awarded SouthTrust Bank´s prestigious 1999 Market Bank of the Year Award. As President and CEO of Florida Bank of Marion County from April 2000 to May 2005 total assets grew from zero to over $200 million. The bank was recognized in 2004 as the top performing bank in Loan and Deposit growth, credit quality and non interest income production for Florida Banks, Inc. Prior to his roles in Marion county Mr. Ingram served as Director of Lending for SouthTrust Bank of Central Florida as well as a variety of commercial and retail supervisory positions. Mr. Ingram is active in the community serving on the Board of Trustees for Junior Achievement, Honorary Fund Drive Chairman for Junior Achievement, past board chair YMCA, past board chair Habitat for Humanity, Sherriff´s Advisory Council, Chamber of Commerce Board member and Treasurer, Economic Development Council and numerous other community activities.