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By Staff | Feb 18, 2020

Lenor Mason

Mason promoted to information security officer

Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands announced that Lenor Mason has been appointed as the information security officer, while also retaining her current position as senior vice president, director of information systems.

Mason will now oversee all areas of the bank’s information security program to ensure both regulatory compliance and protection of the bank’s information systems and data. In addition to and complementary with her other responsibilities, she has also been designated as the bank’s disaster preparedness officer.

Throughout her banking career, Mason has continued her professional education, most notably by becoming a graduate of the Florida School of Banking.

Countryman honored with Service to Africa Award

Beth Countryman

Beth Countryman was recently honored with the Service to Africa Award from the African Network of SW Florida. The award is given to a Southwest Florida resident who has worked selflessly and tirelessly toward the improvement of the lives of people in the African continent.

Countryman led the charge to change the way ANSWFL fundraises to support its projects. Using her banking experience, Countryman implemented a system for the organization to accept credit card donations and utilize auto debit for checking accounts, and developed a follow-up protocol for collecting pledged donations.

Countryman is the vice president of treasury management at Sanibel Captiva Community Bank and has over 26 years of banking experience. She is the vice-chair of the City of Fort Myers Mayor’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee. Countryman graduated from North Fort Myers High School and attended Florida SouthWestern State College.

McQuagge elected to board of directors

Amy McQuagge, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s vice president and director of marketing, has been elected to Pace Center for Girls of Lee County’s board of directors.

Amy McQuagge

McQuagge joined the bank in 2018 as the first in-house marketing director and is responsible for providing direction, guidance and leadership of the bank’s marketing and community outreach efforts. Prior to joining the bank, she was the senior marketing and event manager for the Lee County Economic Development Office. A lifelong Lee County resident, McQuagge holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Southern College.

Hackett promoted, Johnson joins board

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company and holding company SanCap Group announced that Nancy Hackett has been promoted to chief financial officer and Brian Johnson has been appointed to the board of directors.

Hackett has over 25 years of experience in accounting and oversees all aspects of the Trust Company’s operating budget and applications and manages expense projections to support the firm’s growth. She also collaborates with the chief compliance officer and independent financial audit teams on a regular basis. She is an integral partner in the firm’s strategic planning effort.

Prior to joining the company, Hackett was director of finance at software company Five9, followed by Aggressor. She also served as a project manager and consultant to Oracle and PeopleSoft in California for years. After earning her BBA in accounting from Eastern Michigan University, Hackett earned her Michigan Certified Public Accounting designation.

Nancy Hackett

Johnson spent 35 years with international insurance broker WILLIS and its predecessors starting as an employee benefit consultant and actuary for corporate retirement programs. He then moved into executive management, retiring as president and chief executive officer of Willis North America. Johnson also served on the board of First National Bank in Wichita and on the board of USI in Valhalla New York, where he chaired its Compensation Committee.

He has served as chairman of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce, board member and treasurer of Moorings Country Club in Naples, and vice chairman of Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado. Johnson presently serves as president of the Grey Oaks Property Owners Association in Naples.

Brian Johnson