Building relationships for over 90 years.
We have a history of being guided by steadfast banking principles.
A Lifetime of Trust
OPENING OUR DOORS FOR BUSINESS
Wauchula State Bank opens for business on April 24, 1929.
While working for a Panama City bank, J.W. Crews, Sr. acquires controlling interest of Wauchula State Bank on May 25, 1932.
BRANCHING INTO DESOTO COUNTY
Crews expands into DeSoto County; First State Bank of Arcadia is established.
J.W. “Bill” Crews, Jr. named President.
J.W. “Jim” Crews, III joins the management team as a third-generation family member.
BRANCHING INTO CHARLOTTE COUNTY
Crews expands into Charlotte County; Charlotte State Bank is established.
ENGLEWOOD BANK ESTABLISHED
Englewood Bank is established by local investors.
OUR FAMILY OF BANKS
Crews purchases controlling interest in Englewood Bank, making Crews Banking Corporation a four-bank holding company.
J.W. “Jake” Crews, IV becomes fourth-generation family member to join the management team and serves as CEO today.
CREWS BANK & TRUST – A LIFETIME OF TRUST
First State Bank of Arcadia becomes Crews Bank & Trust.
OUR FAMILY OF BANKS UNIFY
Wauchula State Bank, Crews Bank & Trust, Charlotte State Bank & Trust, and Englewood Bank & Trust unify under the Crews Bank & Trust name in the fall of 2023.
CONTINUING TO GROW
Our network of hometown banks now includes 19 branches across Central and Southwest Florida. Crews Bank & Trust builds relationships that span generations.