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Mike Freeman joins Board of Directors for Community Bank


Charles W. Nicholson, Jr., Chairman of the Board for Community Bank, Coast, is proud to announce that Edward Michael Freeman, Jr., has joined the Board of Directors for Community Bank. Freeman currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for Acentria Insurance headquartered in Destin, Florida.

Acentria Insurance is a fast growing independent insurance agency with multiple locations throughout the state of Florida. Responsibilities include all financial, accounting, and risk functions for Acentria, as well as, evaluating and managing acquisition opportunities available to the agency.

Freeman’s career spans 25 years in the financial services industry providing a level of experience and knowledge well suited for his Board appointment at Community Bank. His past banking experience includes: serving as Area President for Whitney National Bank, as SVP of Commercial Lending for Destin Bank, and as a Management Associate with Barnett Bank.

Freeman is also just as active in his community. He currently serves on the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as a past Chairman of the Board. Also, he serves as a Board of Director and Finance Committee member for the United Way of Okaloosa & Walton counties, and Board of Director and Treasurer for the Mental Health Association for Okaloosa and Walton counties.

He is an active and long-time member of the All Sports Association and the Destin Rotary Club. His past service includes serving as a committee member for the City of Destin’s CRA Town Center and Finance Committee. He is married to Yvonne with two children, Harrison and Sidney.

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