Red Cross of Southwest Florida Welcomes New Board Member
August 22, 2019
SARASOTA, FLORIDA – August 22, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross has welcomed Sarasota financial executive Ed Wyatt to its Board of Directors.
Wyatt is Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Hancock Whitney in Sarasota. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. In addition to his advisory role with the Red Cross, Wyatt has been actively involved with a number of local nonprofits and community organizations as a volunteer, mentor or board member.
Red Cross Chapter board members serve three-year terms, up to nine years, and must reside in one of the counties the chapter serves.
The Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee and Sarasota Counties with offices in Sarasota (main) and Port Charlotte. The Executive Director is Megarie D. van Sickel who joined the Red Cross in 1999. The Southwest Florida Chapter is one of five that comprise the Central Florida Region of the Red Cross. For more information, please visit redcross.org/centralflorida. Also find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.