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AXIOM Bank, N.A. Promotes Joe Dear to SVP, Commercial Market Executive for Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 11, 2021) – Axiom Bank, N.A., a Maitland-based, leading community bank, recently promoted Joe Dear to SVP, Commercial Market Executive. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and growing the bank’s Orlando Commercial Banking unit, including Treasury Management.

Dear has three decades of experience in commercial real estate asset management, loan originations, valuation and investment sales. He joined Axiom Bank in 2019 as SVP, Commercial Team Lead.

“In the past year, new and existing customers have come to depend on Joe’s deep expertise and innovative problem solving, especially while navigating unknowns during the pandemic,” said Dan Davis, President and CEO. “In his new role, he’ll continue to propel Axiom’s growth in the Orlando market and ensure that we remain a leader in community banking for years to come.” 

Dear graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He’s also active in several industry associations, including the ICSC and NAIOP Central Florida. Dear serves on the Central Florida Area Board of the American Cancer Society.

For more information about Axiom Bank, visit AxiomBanking.com.


About Axiom Bank 

Axiom Bank, a nationally chartered bank headquartered in Central Florida, serves the financial needs of its customers through a wide range of banking solutions and a commitment to exceptional service. The bank has a rich history dating back to 1963. By definition, “axiom” means “a universally recognized truth” – the name exemplifies the bank’s principles of truth, trust, value, convenience, and service excellence. Axiom Bank holds the SBA Preferred Lender status, and specializes in commercial loans, treasury management and other merchant services. The bank also offers asset-based lending and invoice factoring through its division, Allied Affiliated Funding. Axiom is constantly working to expand its services and products and provides consumer banking through 12 branches, primarily in select Walmart Supercenters®, to conveniently serve local communities. Visit www.AxiomBanking.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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