CenterState Hires New Vice President of Agri-Business/Commercial

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HAVEN, Fla. (May 7, 2013)
– CenterState Bank announces the hiring of Douglas E. Elmore,
a skilled banker with experience in agri-business and commercial lending, as First Vice President/Agri-Business/Commercial.

“Douglas Elmore brings great experiences and commitment to CenterState Bank,” says John Corbett, President and Chief Executive Officer, CenterState Bank. “We’re excited to have him join our team.”

Elmore joins CenterState Bank with 36 years of banking inustry experience. He has worked with agri-business and commerical lending accounts with revenunes in excess of one million dollars as well as covering twelve greater Central Florida counties
as a business manager in Business Banking.

About CenterState
Bank

CenterState Bank is a Florida-based
community bank providing online banking, commercial lending, residential mortgages and investment services from 54 branches throughout the state. For more information, please visit www.CenterStateBank.com.

Media contact:

Dana A. Clary, Patterson/Bach Communications
dana@pat-bach.com or 407-645-1880