First Partners Bank is pleased to announce it has opened a new Loan Production Office in Northwest Florida. This is the first location in the state of Florida for the Birmingham, Ala., based bank.



The new office will focus primarily on providing business lending and consumer mortgages for those in the 30A community.



“After considering this opportunity for the past few years, we felt the timing was right for us to expand into this high growth area,” said Elam Holley, CEO of First Partners Bank. “We are excited to bring our partnership banking philosophy to the 30A community.”



Joining First Partners Bank to handle market development for the Northwest Florida region is Jamie McIntosh. McIntosh has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a branch manager for a financial institution in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.



McIntosh is an active member of the local community. He is the Past President and Current Finance Chairman of the YP @ The Beach organization, Past President of the South Walton Rotary Club and a current board member of the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce.



“I am excited to join an organization that understands the importance of partnering with a customer,” McIntosh says. “First Partners Bank brings a mindset that will be beneficial to our community.” McIntosh can be reached by calling 850-213-3611 or by email at jmcintosh@firstpartnersbank.com.



First Partners Bank is a full-service community bank, offering a full array of commercial, consumer and trust products and services. Partnering with customers to help them succeed is their focus. To learn more about First Partners Bank visit www.firstpartnersbank.com.