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Meet Our Banking Center Team 

Charlotte Clark

Vice President / Banking Center Sales Manager

American Momentum Bank
131 S. Pebble Beach Blvd.
Sun City Center, FL 33573
Office: (813) 634-9200
Fax: (813) 865-4670
NMLS ID # 847233

Ms. Clark is a career banker with 33 years of experience, almost all in the southern Hillsborough County market. She received a degree in Foundations of Banking and Finance at the American Institute of Banking. Ms. Clark is a member of Hillsborough Community College’s Community Advisory Board, a trustee of South Bay Hospital, and a supporter of AMI Kids, Critter Mama Rescue, the Citizens Improvement League of Wimauma and many other non-profit organizations. In recognition of her service, she has received numerous awards from the Sun City Center and SouthShore chambers, and from Hillsborough County.

Denise J. Gagne

Banking Center Sales Manager

5851 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34232
Office: (941) 806-0740
Fax: (941) 806-0779

Ms. Gagne has been in the banking industry since 1990 and currently serves as an officer and Banking Center Sales Manager for American Momentum. She attended the New England Banking Institute. Ms. Gagne is a director and treasurer of the Sarasota Academy of the Arts; president of her Business Network International Chapter, Partners for Profit; and a member of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining American Momentum, she was the East Coast regional manager for a cellular tower business.

Diane McKelvey

Banking Center Sales Manager

American Momentum Bank
15150 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33613
Office: (813) 549-4717
Fax: (813) 549-4817

Ms. McKelvey is a Florida native, works in the Tampa Bay area and lives in Wesley Chapel, serving her clients with the kind of dedication that comes from 20 years of experience in business management and client relationship management. She graduated from Saint Leo University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a focus on marketing and with a master’s degree in business administration. Ms. McKelvey supports her community as a member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and its Diploma-See Committee. She also is secretary of the Network of Executive Women and a volunteer for Junior Achievement.

John Lang

Assistant Vice President / Banking Center Sales Manager

544 S. Washington Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Office: (941) 556-3570
Fax: (941) 806-0581

Mr. Lang serves as American Momentum’s Banking Center Sales Manager in Sarasota. Because of his extensive experience leading banking center client service, he understands that individuals and business owners who turn to American Momentum have their own particular needs for financial services. He and his team therefore tailor the right solutions that can help the bank’s clients prosper, achieve their financial goals and realize their dreams. Mr. Lang received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa., and lives in Palmetto, Fla.

Laura Ritchie

Vice President / Florida Retail Banking Manager

American Momentum Bank
15150 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33613
Office: (813) 549-4784
Cell:  (813) 892-7973
Fax: (813) 549-4813
NMLS ID: 815193

Ms. Ritchie is Florida Area Banking Manager. With 34 years of experience – 7 with American Momentum – she understands how to build client-focused banking center teams. She knows that American Momentum is large enough to offer comprehensive products and services to meet clients’ needs, yet still provide the personalized service of a community bank. As an example of Ms. Ritchie’s support for businesses in her community, she is a member of the Carrollwood Area Business Association.

Lois Casiano

Assistant Banking Center Manager

1001 S. Fort Harrison Ave, Suite 100
Clearwater, FL 33756 
Office: (727) 471-3327
Fax: (727) 471-3342
Mrs. Casiano is a 34-year career banker who understands the important role that American Momentum can play in clients’ lives and businesses. As an assistant banking center manager for the bank’s Harbor Oaks location, she is dedicated to identifying her clients’ needs and then tailoring solutions that help them reach their goals. Ms. Casiano works in Clearwater, Fla. She enjoys serving her community, especially through her support of RBS Food Bank.

Melissa A. Williams

Assistant Banking Center Manager

9121 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Office: (941) 806-0830
Fax: (941) 806-0229

Ms. Williams is a Florida native who has served in banking for 26 years. As Assistant Banking Center Manager at the Lakewood Ranch location, she tailors the right products and services for clients to be certain they meet her clients’ needs. Ms. Williams is a native of Central Florida and understands that region and Southwest Florida because of her deep roots and experience in these markets. She is a member of the events committee with the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and the Leads Club in Bradenton.

Pam Gifford

Banking Center Sales Manager

3939 McIntosh Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
Office: (941) 806-0361
Fax: (941) 371-5830

Ms. Gifford puts her clients first, because she understands that the best way to help her clients succeed is to serve them well and ensure they have the right products and services. She first gets to know her clients’ financial services needs before tailoring solutions for them. Then she follows up as her clients’ needs evolve over time. After three decades in banking, all of it in Florida, Ms. Gifford understands and serves her community. She is a member of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and its Leadership Sarasota County program and the American Business Women’s Association.

Peggy Pinterich

Assistant Banking Center Manager

American Momentum Bank
8625 Tamiami Trail North, 1st Floor
Naples, FL 34108
Office: (239) 213-9535
Fax: (8239) 213-9555

Ms. Pinterich wants to make American Momentum Bank a household name in the Naples region. With almost 30 years of banking experience, all of it in Florida and with direct client contact, she understands that the way to accomplish her goal is by providing excellent service. Just like her clients, the community benefits from her dedication and expertise, such as the leadership roles she has held with the Golden Gate Softball Little League and the Naples High Girls Softball team.

Robin Schewe

Assistant Banking Center Manager

301 Fifth Avenue South
Naples, FL 34102
Office: (239) 213-9505
Mobile:  (239) 404-2587
Fax: (239) 213-9531

Ms. Schewe lives and works in Naples. Her 30 years of experience in retail banking, along with her honesty and integrity, help her build client-focused banking center teams. Her teams then provide industry-leading client service and financial solutions tailored to fit clients’ needs. Ms. Schewe is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking, where she received a certificate in Small Business Banking, and attended Metropolitan State College of Denver. She is a member of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Naples chapter of SCORE, a resource partner with the Small Business Administration.

Shandra Bridges

Assistant Banking Center Manager

American Momentum Bank
5998 U.S. Highway 41 North
Apollo Beach, FL 33572
Office: (813) 944-1130
Fax: (813) 865-4680

A Ruskin native and resident, Ms. Bridges has spent her entire 16-year banking career in Florida. She says, in her own words: “I work hard to meet and exceed my clients’ expectations, and so do my experienced banking center team members.” She serves those clients, who are so important to her, from the bank’s Apollo Beach location. Ms. Bridges received manager certification from the Florida Bankers Association and serves her community as an ambassador for the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Emerging Leaders Network of SouthShore.

Stefanie Pignatelli

Assistant Banking Center Manager

American Momentum Bank
5858 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Office: (727) 471-3311
Fax: (727) 471-3322

Ms. Pignatelli lives in Clearwater Beach and works in St. Petersburg. As Assistant Banking Center Manager, she works with her dynamic team of bankers, all of whom focus on their clients’ needs first and always. She draws on 16 years of banking experience to tailor products and services for each individual, because every banking relationship is unique and important. Ms. Pignatelli joined the company in 2013 and is a director of RGA Network.

Tammie L. Murphy

Assistant Banking Center Manager

American Momentum Bank
4830 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 155
Tampa, FL 33609
Office: (813) 549-4761
Fax: (813) 549-4861

Ms. Murphy is a career banker with 30 years of experience in banking center leadership, all of it in Tampa. Before making recommendations for her clients, she listens carefully to be certain she understands their financial goals and objectives. Only then does she tailor a product and service solution that best meets her clients' individual needs. Ms. Murphy also understands the Tampa market, serving as an Ambassador for the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce and a volunteer for Junior Achievement and Meals on Wheels. She is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking.

Tammy Carey

Assistant Banking Center Manager

American Momentum Bank
301 East Pine Street, Suite 125
Orlando, FL 32801
Office: (407) 367-4332
Fax: (407) 367-4308

Ms. Carey has been in the banking industry since 1984, holding a number of financial services positions and currently serving clients as assistant manager for American Momentum’s downtown Orlando banking center. Active in the community, she is member of Orlando Inc., the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce. She also attends Powerful Women Networking and Connections Groups.

Tina Zernickow

Assistant Banking Center Manager

3155 Daniels Road
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Office: (407) 367-4338
Fax: (407) 367-4328

As Assistant Banking Center Manager, Ms. Zernickow ensures that every client is treated as an individual and has the right products and services that best meet their financial needs. That kind of personalized service is a hallmark of American Momentum and one that distinguishes the bank from competitors. Just as she is responsive to clients, she also responds to the community’s needs by serving as a member of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce and Orlando Women in Business, a volunteer for Junior Achievement and a registered host family for Safe Families for Children.

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