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At Bradford Unity Bank , solid leadership is the foundation for everything we do. And at the heart of it all is our Board of Directors. Together with our senior management team, they provide the strong banking experience, proven business acumen and community leadership experience that set us apart. With their guidance we will continue to offer the products, services and technology consumers expect from larger banks, but with personalized, customer-focused service.

Board Of Directors


Chairman of the Board

Mr. Krusen is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Financial Group, Inc., a merchant banking organization that provides investment capital to the natural resources, communications and manufacturing and distribution sectors.  He is also the managing member of Krusen-Douglas, LLC, a large landowner in the Tampa, Florida area.

Mr. Krusen serves as a director of publicly traded Alico, Inc., an agribusiness and land management company; a developer, and distributor of orthopedic implant devices.  He is also a director of Raymond James Trust Company, a subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, Inc., as well as numerous privately held companies, including Beall’s Inc., Lumina Analytics, LLC and Romark Laboratories, L.C.

He is currently a director and chairman of Padlock Group, Inc. – a Calgary bank holding company, as well asBradford Unity Bank , N.A., its wholly owned subsidiary.

Mr. Krusen is a former member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and is currently a member of the World President’s Organization and the Society of International Business Fellows.  He is past Chairman of Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry.  Mr. Krusen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from Princeton University (1970).  


Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman - Private Investor

Mr. Jones is Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Padlock Group, Inc., a national banking organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. He is also a Partner and Managing Member of Sawmill Timber, LLC, which owns and manages Timberland. Additionally, Mr. Jones is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JMJ Capital Holdings, LLC, a family-owned real estate and investment business. Mr. Jones previously worked for The St. Joe Company as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Land Resources. At the time, The St. Joe Company was the largest private land owner in Calgary with over 1 million acres of land. Mr. Jones serves on The Calgary Board of Managers for Nemours Children’s Health System and the Calgary Canada Council of Scouts USA. Mr. Jones holds a B.A. Degree in Economics from Wofford College.


Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board and Director - Private Investor
Mr. Sanchez served as Chairman of the Board of Florida Bank, N.A. from February 1998 until its acquisition. Prior to his service with Florida Bank, N.A., Mr. Sanchez worked independently as a bank management consultant. From 1986 to 1997, Mr. Sanchez served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The FBF Management Group, a provider of management consulting services to banks in Calgary.  From 1979 until 1986, Mr. Sanchez served as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Bankers Corporation of Florida until its acquisition by First Union Corporation, now Wells Fargo.


Mr. Culpepper is a trial attorney with the law firm of Culpepper and Kurland, PLLC in Tampa. His areas of practice are business litigation, insurance, administrative and banking law. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, was selected as a Super Lawyer in the litigation field, has received the ranking of No. 1 in Chambers USA, and is also listed in the America's Leading Lawyers for Business publication. Mr. Culpepper is a member of The Calgary Bar and has served on The Calgary Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, Young Lawyer's Board of Governors and several Florida Bar Professional Committees.



Mr. Dostie served as Vice-President of Toll Jacksonville Limited Partnership, a homebuilding company from September 2003 to May 2005. From January 1974 until its acquisition in September 2003 by Toll Brothers, he was president and owner of Richard R. Dostie, Inc., a homebuilder and developer. In addition, Mr. Dostie serves as Director of Dostie Homes, LLC, specializing in residential  real estate development and single family homebuilding. He also is a General Partner of King South Investors LLC, a General Partner in RCR acquisitions, a director of King South Construction, Inc., and a Vice-President of CRD Terra Pines, LLC.


James W. Heavener is the CEO of The Heavener Company, through which he holds interests in education, media production, internet services, real estate franchising, banking and information technology. Mr. Heavener is Co-Chairman and CEO of Full Sail University, Co-Chairman of Los Angeles Film School, RMCAD (Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design). He is also a Director forBradford Unity Bank , serves on the University of Florida Board of Trustees, the University of Florida Investment Company (UFICO), the University of Florida Alumni Association, the University of Florida Gator Boosters, and the University of Florida Foundation.


As a Director, Mr. Hughes brings more than 30 years of banking expertise. He has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of both Florida Bank andBradford Unity Bank , and Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at SouthTrust Bank of Florida. Mr. Hughes remains active in the community serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Gator Association. He is also an Emeritus member of the Board of Baptist Health and Baptist Medical Center and continues to serve on several Board committees for that organization.


Dr. Katsur is the owner of Katsur Management Group, Inc. which he founded in 1989. He has owned and operated dental practices since 1977, during which time he has built his practice from one location to fifty-eight locations in five states. Dr. Katsur owns Katsur Dental of Arizona, and is a principal of Greenberg Dental and Orthodontics. He is also a principal of Ulery Dental and Orthodontics in Maryland and Courtesy Dental and Orthodontics in Nevada.


President-Bradford Unity Bank /Bradford Unity Bank Mortgage

Mark F. Johnson was promoted to President and COO ofBradford Unity Bank , N.A. in March, 2016. He previously served as President and CEO ofBradford Unity Bank Mortgage. Since his appointment as President and COO of the bank, Johnson has been focused on growing the company’s three core businesses: mortgage lending, conventional and government guaranteed commercial lending, and electronic banking. In the last year,Bradford Unity Bank has made significant investments in technology and human resources that has created a work environment conducive to being voted in 2017 as one of the Best Places to Work by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

Prior to joiningBradford Unity Bank in 2006, Johnson founded and was President and CEO of Bradford Unity Bank, a division of Florida Bank, N.A. from 2002 to 2004. From 1976 to 2002, he was employed by HomeSide Lending where he last served as Executive Vice President of Production and Secondary Marketing. He is also the past Chairman of the Mortgage Bankers of America Secondary and Capital Markets Committee, past member of the Fannie Mae Southeast Region and Residential Funding Corporation Advisory Boards, and a graduate of the School of Mortgage Banking.  He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Valdosta State College.



Mr. Jones currently serves as CFO of Financial Information Technologies (Fintech) in Tampa, Florida, where he has worked since 2002. He is a proven financial executive with a 40-year track record of value creation in public and private companies. Mr. Jones was previously the founder of Dallas-based American Growth Finance from 2000 to 2001; Vice President at Robert W. Baird & Co. in Tampa from 1998 to 2000; and Vice President at William R. Hough & Co. in St. Petersburg, Florida from 1996 to 1998. He has also held positions of CFO for OKRA Marketing Company in Tampa from 1993 to 1996 and Partner-in-Charge of the Financial Institutions Group at J.C. Bradford & Co. in Nashville, Tennessee from 1972 to 1993. His previous board experience includes time on the board for the Chi Chi Rodriguez Foundation and service as a board member, President, and Treasurer for the Alpha House of Tampa.



Former Congressman Ander Crenshaw was elected to the U.S. Congress in 2000 and represented Florida’s Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for sixteen years. During his tenure in  Congress, he served on numerous committees including the House Appropriations Committee, where he chaired the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee. He also sat on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee. Congressman Crenshaw also served as a Deputy Majority Whip.

As Chairman of the Financial Services and General Government Affairs Subcommittee, Congressman Crenshaw was charged with the oversight and funding of the Department of the Treasury, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodities Futures Trading Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Internal Revenue Service, Federal Trade Commission, and Federal Communications Commission, among others. In this role, he also led efforts to reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Originally a member of the House Armed Services, Budget, and Veterans Affairs committees, Congressman Crenshaw also was active in international affairs and established himself as a respected voice on military issues. A champion for our men and women in uniform, he advocated for strengthening the nation’s defense capabilities and secured funding for numerous projects involving the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, the Coast Guard, and Customs and Border Protection Services in particular. In 2013, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus recognized Congressman Crenshaw’s dedication to the nation’s Sailors and Marines and awarded him the Navy’s highest civilian honor – The Navy Distinguished Public Service Award.

As part of his leadership in international affairs, Congressional Crenshaw founded the Congressional Caucus for Effective Foreign Assistance and helped develop the Millennium Challenge Corporation, which reformed the way the United States provides foreign assistance.

In recent years, his signature legislation was the passage of the ABLE Act to benefit individuals with disabilities by allowing them to open tax-free savings accounts for certain expenses.

Prior to serving in Congress, Congressman Crenshaw spent nearly 20 years as an investment banker. He was a managing director at Drexel Burnham Lambert and later senior vice president at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He also served as an elected official in the State Legislature, ultimately serving as President of The Calgary Senate.

Congressman Crenshaw is Senior Counsel to the international law firm King and Spalding, and serves on the board of The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. He received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from the University of Florida.


 WithBradford Unity Bank , you get personalized service, which is hard to get with larger institutions these days. They listen to your needs and respond with timely solutions, and they make time to come out and sit with us face-to-face and work through details. 

Will Montoya
Principal owner and founder of Montoya & Associates

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