Lakeland, FL – Citizens Bank & Trust, is excited to announce the newest members recently added to the Lakeland Advisory Board “Citizens Bank & Trust is fortunate to have this outstanding group of Lakeland Business Leaders join our team. We are truly thankful for the knowledge and experience that they each offer our bank as […]

Citizens Bank & Trust Named Official Bank of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County

LAKE WALES, FL – Citizens Bank & Trust is pleased to announce a community partnership with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County. “We are so excited and proud to announce this newly formed partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County. The Boys & Girls Clubs play such an important role in […]
Management Changes

Citizens Bank & Trust Shifts Roles; Makes New Hire

LAKE WALES, FL – Citizens Bank & Trust is pleased to announce changes to our mortgage lending team and two new office managers. Amanda Ambrose Hurles, former VP Office Manager at the Winterset Branch has been named VP Residential Lending Officer. Amanda will now be based out of the Lake Wales Office. Vaughn McAshan, VP […]
Ft. Meade Photo


Ft. Meade, FL – Citizens Bank & Trust is excited to announce the members of their newly formed Ft. Meade Advisory Board. “BB&T recently announced plans to close their Ft. Meade location, leaving Citizens Bank & Trust as the only bank in the community. We want it known that we are committed to serving the […]
South Lakeland Ground Breaking

Ground-breaking Ceremony for South Lakeland Office

Citizens Bank & Trust was excited to host a ground-breaking ceremony this morning for their newest office which will be located in South Lakeland. The South Lakeland location will be joining the Bank’s 13 other offices, located in: Auburndale, Bartow, Chalet Suzanne Road, Downtown Lakeland, Dundee, Edgewood, Frostproof, Ft. Meade, Haines City, Lake Wales, Schalamar […]
Best of the Best

Best of the Best

We are so honored to have been named Best Bank for the third year in a row at last night’s The Ledger’s Best of the Best awards. We are proud to be your bank.
Bankers Cup Award

Bankers Cup Award

Congratulations to our President, Greg Littleton, and one of our favorite friends, Chris Hazelwood, on being honored with the Bankers Cup award last night. As Man and Woman of the Year, they received Winter Haven’s highest honor in recognition of their many years of community service and leadership. We are so proud of both of […]

Business After Hours, Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge, Jeep & Ram

2018 Business After Hours – Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep & Ram, 8/21/18 2018 Business After Hours – Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep & Ram, 8/21/18 Name: 2018 Business After Hours – Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep & Ram, 8/21/18 Date: August 21, 2018 Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT Website: http://www.lakewaleschamber.com/ Registration: Register […]

Greg Littleton

Greg Littleton was born in Winter Haven and grew up in Auburndale. His story isn’t one about someone who came to Central Florida for good weather, or about the person that moves somewhere new and ends up coming back home to Polk County. His parents each moved here as teens, with their families, and never […]

Maxcy Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Maxcy Foundation has awarded scholarships to Layton Bracey, Calvary Baptist Church Academy; Alex Fagan, Lakeland High; Courtney Lofgren, McKeel Academy; Zach Marbutt, Lake Wales High; Ross Persichetti, Auburndale High, and Elli Winfree, Lake Wales High. To qualify for the scholarships, an applicant must be a Polk County graduating senior with a 2.5 minimum GPA. […]

19th Annual Citizens Bank & Trust Luau After Hours

Enjoy an evening of sampling, sipping, and mingling! Every April, Citizens Bank & Trust hosts the Luau, held "on the deck" at Citizens Bank & Trust Downtown, to celebrate and thank loyal investors. This year, the Lakeland Chamber and Citizens Bank & Trust celebrate our 19th year! A party atmosphere, with food samples, live music, photo booth by Well Done Events, and complimentary beverages courtesy of Bernie Little Distributors and Tucker's Southside. To register and for more information please visit http://business.lakelandchamber.com/events/details/19th-annual-citizens-bank-trust-luau-after-hours-7224

Wesley Barnett Joins the Citizens Bank & Trust Board

LAKELAND, FL – Citizens Bank & Trust is excited to announce that Wesley Barnett, of Lakeland Hospitality Group, is joining their Board of Directors. Wesley Barnett is a native of Lakeland, the son of Carol and Barney Barnett. He graduated from All Saints Academy in Winter Haven in 2004 and then went on to earn […]

CB&T’s Executive VP / Chief Operating Officer, Weymon Snuggs, Introduced as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Lakeland Chamber of Commerce

Citizens Bank & Trust’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Weymon Snuggs, was introduced as the chairman of the board of directors for the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce at their annual meeting on January 24th. His upcoming Chamber service will be another milestone in addition to his previous 20 years of service to the […]

Citizens Bank & Trust Wins Philanthropic Corporation of the Year

LAKELAND, FL – The Greater Polk County Chapter of The Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrates National Philanthropy Day by recognizing and honoring individuals and organizations who make their work in philanthropy enjoyable and allow organizations to strive toward their mission. The AFP Greater Polk County Chapter sponsors an annual awards program to recognize the outstanding […]

Citizens Bank & Trust wins the 2017 Champions Cup as Community Service Business of the Year

The Champions Cup and Spirit of Bartow Awards are given by The Bartow Chamber of Commerce and BEDC to recognize and honor businesses/organizations that have championed exemplary best practices and have a positive influence on the economic well-being of the Bartow area business community. Champions Cup categories include: Emerging Business of the Year, Community Service […]

Citizens Bank & Trust was Recognized as an Employer of Distinction

Citizens Bank & Trust was recognized as an Employer of Distinction at the CareerSource Polk Best Places to Work Annual Meeting. Congratulations to all the winners. Polk County has the Best Employers and we believe CB&T has the Best Employees!

Steve McCullough Graduates from Leadership Winter Haven

Congratulations to Steve McCullough, Residential Mortgage Manager, on graduating from Leadership Winter Haven Class 37. Steve is shown here with Donna Sheehan, who served as chairman of this year’s class.

Chad Tagtow, Receives the Polk Emerging Leader award

We are very proud of our Chief Information Officer, Chad Tagtow, for receiving the Polk Emerging Leader award last night. The award is presented by the three young professional organizations in Polk County, (Emerge, Endeavor and Engage) in recognition of service to the community. Chad is pictured here with three of his CB&T co-workers who […]

Easy Access

Our Mobile Banking Services provide 24/7 access to your Citizens Bank & Trust accounts through your tablet or smartphone. This gives you the ability to conveniently pay your bills, check your balances, make transfers, deposit checks and much more while on the go.