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New Partner Community Bank Kicks Off Pewter Power

Posted Oct 14, 2011

On Friday, the Bay area’s own Community Bank became the Official Bank of the Buccaneers, forming a Pewter Partnership that will bring special opportunities to Buc fans and the bank’s customers


Tampa Bay’s Community Bank has been named the Official Bank of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a five-year marketing and services partnership agreement that was signed Friday at One Buccaneer Place.

 

As the Buccaneers’ newest Pewter Partner, Community Bank will offer exclusive Buccaneer Fan Checking accounts at all 17 of its locations and will run Raymond James Stadium’s ATM machines. In addition, Community Bank will leverage their partnership with the team to further youth financial education across the Tampa Bay area. Community Bank will continue to focus on helping families and businesses throughout the Bay area achieve their financial objectives from their locations in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Charlotte and Pasco counties, as well as online.

 

As a Buccaneers sponsor, or Pewter Partner, Community Bank plans to advance its corporate presence by utilizing the Tampa Bay Buccaneer association to develop impactful marketing and sales initiatives.

 

“Becoming the official Bank of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is an exciting event for our clients, Bucs fans and for the community,” said Trevor Burgess, CEO of Community Bank’s majority shareholder, "Tampa Bay is a vibrant marketplace with a bright future, and we feel the same way about the Bucs. We’re honored to be the team’s newest Pewter Partner.”

 

Added Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer: “We are proud to add Community Bank as our newest Pewter Partner and as Bank of the Bucs.  We are proud to align our brand with innovative leaders.  Community Bank plays an important role in Tampa Bay by actively lending to families and businesses and we are eager to assist them in creating powerful distinction in the marketplace."

 

As part of this Pewter Partner alliance, Community Bank & Company joins a prominent list of the Buccaneers’ valued associates.  Partnering with the Buccaneers gives Community Bank the ability to utilize Buccaneers logos, offer Buccaneer fans specialized bank accounts, provide ATMs and signage throughout Raymond James Stadium and run radio advertising on the Buccaneers Radio Network.  The partnership also creates the ability to develop strong co-branded marketing and activation programs.

 

Community Bank is a local, independent bank that serves thousands of sophisticated savers and borrowers throughout the Bay area and online at www.communitybanknow.com. Community Bank is a leader in checking, savings and money markets, residential mortgages, business loans, SBA loan programs and association and treasury services.  For more information about the green-glowing bank visit www.communitybanknow.com.