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 Hurls, 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 Office Manager is the new Office Manager at Winterset.

Mark Shapiro, former Residential Lending Officer has been named Office Manager of the new South Lakeland Office set to open in May.

Alexandra Lee, has joined Citizens Bank & Trust as VP Office Manager at the Downtown Lakeland Office. Alex has been in the banking industry for 13 years here in her hometown of Lakeland and is currently in her 7th year of service on the Explorations V Children’s Museum Board.

“We’re excited about these management changes, as well as the addition of Alex to our team. Leadership is crucial to the service and commitment that we expect to provide our customers and we could not be in better hands with these fine folks”, said Citizens Bank & Trust President Greg Littleton.

Citizens Bank and Trust, founded in 1920 in Frostproof, Florida, is a full service financial institution providing   personal and commercial banking deposit and loan products, along with Trust & Investment services. Branches are located in Auburndale, Bartow, Dundee, Frostproof, Haines City, Lake Wales, Lakeland and Winter Haven. For more information on Citizens Bank and Trust visit