Gary L. Tice
Gary L. Tice has served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of First Florida Integrity Bank since October 2009 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TGR Financial, Inc. since November 2011. Prior to October 2009, Mr. Tice served in the same capacity for First Florida Integrity Bank (in organization) from 2007.
Mr. Tice has been involved in banking in Florida for almost 40 years. Previously, Mr. Tice served as Chairman of First National Bankshares of Florida, Inc., a Naples-based financial services company with $5.4 billion in assets and 77 full-service banking centers, from January 2004 to January 2005. First National Bankshares was the largest publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Florida when it was acquired by Fifth Third Bancorp in 2005.
Prior to that, Mr. Tice was President and Chief Executive Officer of F.N.B. Corporation, a diversified financial services holding company with offices in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Tennessee, from 1997 to 2004. During his tenure with F.N.B. Corporation, the company grew to more than $8.1 billion in total assets. In 2004, F.N.B. Corporation spun off its Florida banking operations into a separate company, of which Mr. Tice became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. In addition, Mr. Tice was a founding director and organizer of First National Bank of Naples, where he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer prior to its affiliation with F.N.B. Corporation in 1997.
In 2003, Mr. Tice was honored as a finalist for the Financial Services category in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Florida Awards program. He was chosen by an independent panel of judges for outstanding leadership and the consistent growth of F.N.B. Corporation. In 1998, Mr. Tice was named to the Collier County Junior Achievement Business Leadership Hall of Fame for service as a “champion of free enterprise.” Mr. Tice has held leadership roles in a number of local, state and national organizations over the years and is a past director of the American Bankers Association (the “ABA”), a past member of the Administrative Committee of the Community Bankers Council of the ABA and a past director of the Florida Bankers Association.
Mr. Tice was appointed in January 2011 as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta – Miami Branch for a term of three years and was reappointed in January 2014 for an additional three year term. Mr. Tice was appointed in June 2011 as a director of The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce for a term of three years and was named a member of the Florida Bankers Association Government Relations Committee for the 2013 – 2014 year term and continues to serve through 2015 – 2016.
Garrett S. Richter
President and CEO
Garrett S. Richter serves as President, CEO and Director of First Florida Integrity Bank and as President of TGR Financial, Inc. Prior to October 2009, Mr. Richter served in a similar capacity for First Florida Integrity Bank (in organization) from 2007.
Garrett was a founder and former President and CEO of First National Bank of Florida, which was acquired in 2005 by Fifth Third Bancorp. In addition, he was a founding director and organizer of First National Bank of Naples, where he served as President of the company prior to its affiliation with F.N.B. Corporation in 1997.
Mr. Richter served as the President Pro Tempore of the Florida Senate from 2012 to 2016. He completed his final term as a Florida State Senator in November, 2016.
During his tenure in the Florida Senate, Garrett was chairman of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, chairman of the Senate Committee on Gaming and chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics and Elections. He also served as chairman of the Florida Defense Task Force and the Public Service Commission Nominating committee. Additionally, he served on the Appropriations and Rules committees along with a number of other policy related committees.
In 2016, the Florida Bankers Association named Garrett the Banker of the Year, Junior Achievement selected him as one of their entrepreneurial laureates and the Boy Scouts of SW Florida selected him as a citizen of the year.
He is a founding trustee of the Quest for Success program that focuses on improving the life of a child through education and a board member of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Collier County Economic Accelerator. He is an alumni and past Board of Regents member for Leadership Florida and past chairman of Leadership Collier.
Garrett served with the 75th Ranger Company in Vietnam. In 1971 he was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, a Bronze Star and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.
Garrett is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the Graduate School of Banking at Madison, Wisconsin.
Robert T. Reichert
Senior Executive Vice President
Robert T. Reichert has served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of First Florida Integrity Bank since October 2009 and as Chief Administrative Officer of TGR Financial, Inc. since November 2011. Prior to October 2009, Mr. Reichert served in the same capacity for First Florida Integrity Bank (in organization) from 2007. Mr. Reichert has held various management positions within the financial industry. Mr. Reichert held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lydian Trust Company from October 2005 through August 2007.
In 2003, Mr. Reichert was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First National Bankshares of Florida upon its spin-off from F.N.B. Corporation. In January 2005, First National Bankshares of Florida was acquired by Fifth Third Bancorp. At that time, Mr. Reichert was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for accounting and finance. He remained with Fifth Third Bank through August 2005. After spending 12 years with Ernst & Young LLP, he joined F.N.B. Corporation in 1996 and held the position of Senior Vice President and Controller and was responsible for holding company and affiliate bank financial accounting, reporting and asset and liability management. Mr. Reichert obtained his B.S. degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and was a certified public accountant from 1987 through 2000.