Sabadell United Bank appoints Regional Presidents for Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and the Gulf Coast of Florida

Scott Kellett of Naples, Orlando Roche of Miami, and Debra Vasilopoulos of Palm Beach have been promoted to Regional Presidents of Sabadell United Bank. The trio will oversee the bank’s 26 branches, business and professional groups, as well as continue to deliver specialized investment and trust services to their clients.

“Debra, Orlando, and Scott have been extraordinarily successful within their markets. They will continue to provide unrivaled service to our clients as well as work together to collaboratively build their regions and expand across Florida” said Mario Trueba, CEO of Sabadell United Bank.

Despite diverse backgrounds and a wide range of professional experiences they all hold a common thread which is a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the private and professional banking sectors.

Scott Kellett, Regional President – Florida Gulf Coast, has over 20 years of experience in wealth management, estate and gift tax planning and financial planning. Prior to joining Sabadell, Scott was President and CEO of Bank of Florida Trust Company. He also previously acted as a Senior Vice President & Trust Administrative Manager for Fifth Third Investment Advisors, and as Senior Vice President & Trust Administrative Manager for Central Trust Company in Columbia, Missouri. Scott has earned several distinctions and awards in the marketplace. Originally from Missouri and now a 16-year resident of Naples, Florida, Scott earned his undergraduate degree and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Missouri.

Orlando Roche, Regional President – Miami Dade County, has over 26 years of experience in commercial banking, private banking and wealth management. Prior to joining Sabadell, Orlando was a Senior Banking Officer at Northern Trust, responsible for all private banking in Miami-Dade County.  Orlando started his banking career at SunTrust where he worked in their Commercial Banking and Private Banking divisions.  An active member of his community, Orlando is a member of the Florida International University Foundation, the Belen Jesuit Prep Advisory Board, and the Brickell Avenue Literary Society. He is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and a trustee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. Originally from Havana, Cuba, Orlando was raised in Miami, Florida. He earned a BBA from Florida International University with a major in Finance and Economics.

Debra Vasilopoulos, Regional President – Broward and Palm Beach Counties, has over 30 years of private banking and wealth management experience and will continue to oversee all areas of the private banking and wealth management divisions in Broward and Palm Beach County. Prior to joining Sabadell, Debra served as the Regional Lending Director and Senior Vice President of OffitBank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wachovia Bank. Debra is a board member of United Way Palm Beach. Originally from Massachusetts, Debra resides in Tequesta, Florida.

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About Sabadell

Sabadell United Bank, N.A. is a locally managed, nationally chartered banking institution that serves over 40,000 clients with a network of 26 branches throughout Florida. Professionals, businesses, as well as high-net-worth individuals look to Sabadell as their trusted financial advisor. Sabadell United Bank consistently ranks as one of the most well-capitalized banks in the state and is rated 5 stars by Bauer Financial for its financial stability. Sabadell’s Florida operations include Sabadell United Bank, including its wealth management division, Sabadell Bank & Trust, and Banco Sabadell – Miami Branch, an international branch of its parent company, Banco Sabadell.  Sabadell currently manages more than $14 billion of business volume in Florida. Since 2007, Sabadell has grown its presence in Florida over twelvefold in terms of business volume.

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