Richard L. Lynch
Managing Partner
Lynch, Johnson & Long, LLC

Vero Beach, Fla. – Marine Bank & Trust is proud to announce that Fort Pierce accountant Richard “Rick” Lynch has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Lynch is the managing partner for the accounting firm Lynch, Johnson & Long, LLC, located in Fort Pierce.

Outside of his profession, Mr. Lynch has a record of service to the community including 25 years of participation with Treasure Coast Hospice and 20 years with the A.E. Bean Backus Gallery.  He is currently the chairman of the Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation and past chairman of Treasure Coast Hospice Operating Board.

As a previous director of Harbor Community Bank and its holding company, HCBF Holding Company, Rick’s prior banking oversight experience will bring a great deal of insight to our Board,” said Marine Bank President and CEO Bill Penney. “In addition, his familiarity with the Fort Pierce and Treasure Coast communities will benefit our expansion efforts into new geographic areas

Mr. Lynch is a graduate of Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. He and his wife Robbin have two grown sons, Rick, Jr. and Robbie.

About Marine Bank & Trust
Marine Bank, was chartered in 1997 and has $286 million in assets with four full-service branches in Vero Beach, Sebastian and Melbourne, and a loan production office in St. Lucie County.  As the only community bank headquartered in Indian River County, the Bank’s growth ties into the national trend of customers choosing to bank local.  Marine Bank has earned the coveted 5-star Superior rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm. In 2018 and 2019, Marine Bank & Trust was named among the top extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking and received the Institute’s Banky™ Award for its commitment to strong community banking.  The Bank is an active community supporter providing over $200,000 to more than 125 local non-profit organizations in the market over the last five years.  For more information, visit the website at