J.C. de Ona is Southeast Florida Division President for Centennial Bank, a customer-focused community bank with currently 165 branches in Arkansas, Florida, Alabama and New York. In this role, he oversees the bank’s Florida locations while managing margins, costs, efficiency and with strong focus on asset and credit quality.
De Ona’s unique, relationship-oriented banking approach is the product of his 21 years of experience in bank operations, retail sales, management, private banking, as well as commercial and commercial real estate lending.
Before joining Centennial Bank, he served as vice president at Wachovia (now Wells Fargo) and Regions Bank. He was then senior vice president at Stonegate Bank. After Centennial Bank’s acquisition of Stonegate Bank, he assumed the role of market president.