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Since 1984, The Bank of Tampa has developed into a regional banking powerhouse.

The Bank of Tampa started out in 1984 as a local, regional bank. Since then, it has blossomed into a resourceful community bank, offering not only the personal touch that one would expect from a smaller bank, but also the advanced resources of larger banks. The Bank of Tampa’s services include personal banking, trust services, wealth management, commercial banking and corporate banking. Just like a larger bank, The Bank of Tampa’s corporate banking services include SBA lending, commercial real estate, middle market and treasury services. This is a privately-owned, full-service bank.

Company Overview

Company Name

The Bank of Tampa

Year Established


Number of Employees



The Bank of Tampa is the largest community bank in the Tampa Bay area. It has been privately held by its employees, directors and clients since the bank's inception in 1984. The Bank of Tampa has 12 offices in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Sarasota counties, and assets totaling more than $1.6 billion. We invite you to join us and experience what personalized banking can do to help foster your own growth and development.

Core values/mission statement

We build relationships.

Company Leadership

William West

President, Chief Executive Officer

Bill West is the president and CEO of The Bank of Tampa, for which he has worked since 1993. He possesses deep and extensive knowledge of small business lending, commercial lending and loans. He has also developed strong leadership and team-building skills over the course of his tenure as president and CEO. Mr. West was educated at the University of South Florida.

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