Owens started his career in 1997 as a CPA on Sanibel Island and in 2003 opened Midland IRA’s Fort Myers headquarters. Since then, the self-directed IRA and 1031 exchange company has grown to over 50 employees with more than 14,000 clients nationwide and offices in Fort Myers, Florida and Chicago, Illinois.
Dave’s background in finance and as a certified public accountant for the last 32 years, makes him a valuable addition to the Sanibel Captiva Community Bank Board. Dave holds his BS in accounting from Purdue University. He has also earned the prestigious Certified Exchange Specialist designation through the Federation of Exchange Accommodators.
Owens has served on the bank’s Board since the bank opened in 2003. “We look forward to Dave’s service as our new bank chairman. Dave is an original shareholder and understands the mission of the bank” says Craig Albert, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank President and CEO.
Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has two locations on Sanibel and five additional locations in Fort Myers. The bank is nationally ranked in the top 20 as a best-performing community bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,500 banks with assets under $1 billion.