Meet Our Lenders

 


Brad Weber, S.V.P
Joined Citizens First Bank in 2000

Brad Weber, E.V.P

Senior Lender

1050 Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages, FL 32162
352-259-3266
Fax: 352-751-5929
Brad.Weber@MyCitizensFirst.com

Experience

  • 25 years of banking experience.
  • Senior management of commercial and consumer loan operations.
  • Retail banking services and branch management.
  • Consumer, commercial, and agricultural lending.

Community

  • Director positions on numerous boards: Boys and Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties, Lake Sumter State College, Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Boy Scouts of America. Ongoing support of community organizations such as Leadership Lake, Lake Education Foundation and the Florida Junior Golf Association.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science: Business Technology, Barry University
  • Graduate School of Banking of the South, Louisiana State University

Interests

  • Spending time with family
  • Traveling
  • Ballroom dancing

“Being actively involved in the growth of our bank to a size of over $2 billion has been a fulfilling experience for me.  I am proud of Citizens First Bank and its continued focus on individual customers and our community.”


 

Jason McCray, V.P.
Joined Citizens First Bank in 2004

Jason McCray, 1st V.P.

Commercial Loan Manager

1050 Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages, FL 32162
352-751-2177
Fax: 352-751-5929
Jason.McCray@MyCitizensFirst.com

Experience

  • 16 years of banking experience
  • Management of commercial lending personnel
  • Commercial credit analysis and bank portfolio management
  • Bank business product/services development
  • Direct management of business customer relationships

Community

  • Frequent charitable race participant, 10 year participant in both The Rotary Club of the Villages Chili Cook Off, a fundraiser for local & international benevolence and The Annual Villages BBQ Bash, a fundraiser for local Villages charter schools.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science: Finance, Florida State University
  • Graduate School of Banking of the South, Louisiana State University
  • Leesburg High School

Interests

  • Sporting events, football, baseball
  • Spending time with family & friends
  • Avid runner – over 30 miles per week
  • Community races – charitable fundraisers

 


Frank Stivender, V.P.
Joined Citizens First Bank in 1999

Frank Stivender, V.P.

Commercial Lender

800 W. North Blvd.
Leesburg, FL 34748
352-259-3215
Fax: 352-787-2828
Frank.Stivender@MyCitizensFirst.com

Experience

  • 30 + years of banking experience.
  • Retail branch management.
  • All varieties of consumer and commercial lending.
  • Commercial loan portfolio management.
  • Business relationship management.

Community

  • Director positions held: Leesburg Jaycees, Kiwanis Club of Leesburg – Sunrise, Exalted Ruler of B.P.O.E. Lodge 1703.
  • Ongoing involvement in the responsible growth and development of the Leesburg community through Chamber of Commerce activities, Downtown Leesburg Partnership and numerous community fund raisers.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration., St. Leo University, A.A. degree. LSSC.

Interests

  • Spending time with family
  • Leesburg genealogy – family genealogy
  • Collection, preservation of community memorabilia
  • Sporting events, biking and swimming

 As a 5th generation Leesburg resident, I have a lasting commitment to the local business community. By knowing the market, the customers, and the individual businesses, I’m able to jump in with solutions to problems or assist an owner in the achievement of goals.”   


 


 

Jason Pittman, A.V.P.

Commercial Lender

1050 Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages, FL 32162
352-259-3264
Fax: 352-751-5929
Jason.Pittman@mycitizensfirst.com

Experience

  • 12 years of banking experience.
  • Commercial and retail banking experience.
  • Commercial and consumer credit, cash flow analysis, resource management and growth strategic planning.

Community

  • Member of numerous boards: East Lake Little League, Lady Lake Little League and Central Pinellas Chamber.
  • Volunteer experience at: Big Brother Big Sisters, Junior Achievement, United Way, Pinellas Hope and Leadership Stark County.

Education

  • Stark State College, Associate in Arts: Business Management (course work in finance, accounting and marketing).
  • Graduate of the Clarity for Small Business, DISC Leadership Academy.

Interests

  • Coaching softball and baseball.
  • Spending time with his wife and three children.
  • BBQ grilling.

Commercial Loan Processors

Linda Goodman

352-259-3238

Email

Cindy Tedder

352-259-3278

Email

Citizens First Bank

1050 Lake Sumter Landing
The Villages, FL 32162

352-259-3238


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