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Fifth Third Bank



Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Established in 1858, the company has $130 billion in assets and operates 17 affiliates with 1,311 full-service banking centers and 2,605 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest, and as of December 31, 2013, they had $302 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations. The Tampa Bay affiliate operates 48 banking centers throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Polk counties.

Jim Weiss

Jim Weiss is Tampa City President for Fifth Third Bank, where he manages the Commercial division of the bank, comprised of the Middle Market, Government and Institutional, Health Care, Commercial Real Estate and Treasury Management departments in Tampa Bay. Weiss has over 15 years of commercial management experience, most recently serving as Commercial Sales Manager for Fifth Third Bank in St. Louis, Mo. Prior to his tenure at Fifth Third, he served as First Vice President, Middle Market Team Lead for Commerce Bank, N.A. in St. Louis. He earned a bachelor’s in mathematics from Saint Louis University, and recently received his certification in Economic Development from Saint Louis University. In addition to serving on the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s Board of Directors, he currently serves on the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Tampa Downtown Partnership Board of Directors, and the National Lender’s Advisory Council for the National Association of Economic Development Companies(NADCO).

Jim Weiss
Credit Risk Executive, Senior Vice President,