Business Briefs Aug. 23

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

First Florida Bank promotes Brett Wilson to executive vice-president

First Florida Bank has announced that Brett Wilson has been promoted from Senior Vice-President to Executive Vice-President.

He has been with First Florida Bank since the Bank’s inception in 2006.

As a key figure in the development of the Bank’s lending department, Wilson has served as the bank’s senior lending officer since 2009 with expertise in all loan products.

First Florida Bank Chairman/CEO/President Frank Burge said, “Brett is such an asset to our organization. He is a well known and well respected industry leader and we are honored to have him as part of our executive management team.”

Tim Kersanac named to New York Life’s President’s Council

Tim Kersanac has been named a member of the 2014 President’s Council of New York Life. Members are among the top five percent of New York Life’s elite sales force of 12,000 licensed agents. 

Kersanac, a New York Life agent since 2002, is associated with New York Life’s Mobile general office in Mobile, Ala. He is a member of NAIFA, the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce, Knights of Columbus and a 2013 MDRT member. Kersanac is a 24-year resident of the Emerald Coast and currently resides in Destin with his wife, Muri, and two sons, Joseph and Tyler.