U.S. Century Bank announced today that Gary Laurash has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the local community bank.
“We are excited to announce that Gary Laurash is now part of our management team and will oversee all aspects of finance and accounting for our Bank,” said Carlos J. Dávila, U.S. Century Bank President and C.E.O. “Gary has more than 25-years-experience in financial and treasury management and having held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in other community banks, his vast experience and knowledge will certainly be beneficial as we continue to improve our balance sheet this year. His expertise in working with potential investors will be valuable to the Bank as we focus on our capital raising efforts Gary is joining a solid team of experienced executives who will work together to improve the Bank’s operations and finalize our capital raise in the coming months,” he added.
As EVP, Chief Financial Officer for U.S. Century Bank, Laurash will manage the Bank’s accounting and finance functions. He has more than 25-years-experience in financial and treasury management and most recently held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Great Florida Bank. Laurash previously served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of BankUnited and also held senior financial positions at MBNA America, Home Federal Savings Bank, American Savings Bank of Florida, MBNA American Bank and Citibank among others.
Laurash earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Economics from the University of Cincinnati.
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Established in 2002, U.S. Century Bank is one of the largest community banks headquartered in Miami, with assets of almost $1 billion. Through its network of 22 branch locations and its online banking platform, it offers its customers a wide range of financial products and services. U.S Century Bank is the recipient of the 2008 Beacon Award in Financial Services and a 2008 and 2009 Outstanding Minority Business Award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. It has also received numerous accolades from the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The March of Dimes and the Minority Chamber of Commerce. For more information or to find a U.S. Century branch near you, call (305) 715-5200 or visit www.uscentury.com.