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Chuck Owston, CEPA, CM&AA | Managing Director, Florida Capital Advisors

Prior to forming Florida Capital Advisors, Chuck served as President, Bank Division of Florida Capital Bank, N.A. from 2010-2014. He spent 21 years with Wachovia Bank (now a Wells Fargo Company) where he advised shareholders of middle market companies on optimal capital structures, enterprise value growth strategies, ownership transition, liquidity options and managing wealth. Chuck has a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and is a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA), granted by the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors and taught at DePaul University. Additionally, he holds the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation through the Exit Planning Institute.  Chuck is a member of the Grow Florida Advisory Board, as well as Rollins College, Department of Business Advisory Board.

Contact Chuck at 407.540.5802 or cowston@flcb.com

Peter Allport, CEPA | Director, Florida Capital Advisors

Peter has worked in a commercial banking and business financial advisory capacity for over 30 years.  He is experienced in both commercial and real estate financing.  Prior to joining Florida Capital in March 2007, Mr. Allport spent 20 years with Wachovia Bank (now a Wells Fargo Company) in a similar capacity.  Mr. Allport earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rollins College and he holds the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation through the Exit Planning Institute.  Peter serves on the board of directors of Certified Slings, Inc. (a middle market company in the rigging, overhead lifting, load securement and contractor supplies industry). He is a past President of the Winter Park Racquet Club.

Contact Peter at 407.540.5806 or pallport@flcb.com

“When it comes to customer service, Florida Capital Bank takes it to the next level. I just love the fact that if something happens, I can text my representative and get a response. Where else can you get that kind of service?” 

Avie Croce
Principal of Avie Croce Law

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