PRESIDENT & CEO, FIRST FLORIDA INTEGRITY BANK, NAPLES
Florida Integrity, the only community bank headquartered in Collier County, has more than $1.5 billion in assets and about 154 employees. Richter, who’s been in banking for more than 50 years and started as a janitor at Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh, co-founded the bank in 2009. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran and served in both the state House and Senate, where he was chairman of the banking and insurance committee.
|EDUCATION||University of Pittsburgh (BS), Graduate School of Banking at Madison, Wisc.|
|ALTERNATE CAREER?||After 50 years in banking and 10 years in state politics, I’d probably be a beer taster.|
|FAVORITE PART OF LEADERSHIP||Motivating people and encouraging strong values|
|RESOLUTION KEPT||Let’s not go there.|
|STAYING FIT||Let’s not go there either.|