LAKE WALES, FL – Brian Marbutt was sworn in as a new member of the Lake Wales Charter Schools Board of Trustees on June 12. The nominating committee submitted his name to fill a vacancy, and the board voted for him to serve Seat 3 on the Board of Trustees. His three-year term begins July 1, 2023 and runs to June 30, 2026.
Brian is a First Vice President and Commercial Lender for Citizens Bank & Trust. He is a lifelong resident of the Lake Wales area, and a 1986 graduate of Lake Wales High School. He earned his AA degree from Polk State College, his Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Webber International University, and has been active in the Lake Wales community in a variety of volunteer roles. He is a graduate of Leadership Lake Wales, Leadership Polk, and served on the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council Board of Directors for 20 years. In 2022, he was recognized as the 2022 Lake Wales Citizen of the Year.