STUART, Fla., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its commitment to advancing boardroom leadership, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida ("Seacoast") (NASDAQ-NMS: SBCF), a bank holding company whose operating subsidiary is Seacoast National Bank, joined the National Association of Corporate Directors ("NACD") as full board members.
NACD Full Board Member companies range from Fortune 50 corporations to small- and mid-cap companies, as well as public, private and nonprofit organizations. Through their membership, these companies become part of a diverse director community, share and gain proprietary insights about current and emerging issues, and take part in NACD's world-class director education programs.
"By joining NACD, Seacoast is poised to enhance the skills of its directors and to prepare the boardroom for future challenges," said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. "NACD is privileged to serve as Seacoast's boardroom steward."
Acting as the "voice of the director," NACD speaks up on behalf of its members to regulators and influencers, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, among others, on matters of crucial importance to directors.Now joining this collective director voice, Seacoast's outstanding board of directors show a commitment to high standards in boardroom leadership, as well as increasing investor confidence in their professionalism. "We are honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of directors who comprise NACD's Full Board Members," said Dennis S. Hudson, III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The information, insights and connections NACD offers will be important resources for our company." A larger sample of NACD's Full Board Member companies is available at www.nacdonline.org/Members. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org. To join, contact Kelly Dodd at kkdodd@NACDonline.org or 202-380-1891. About Seacoast With over $2 billion in assets, 34 traditional branches and offering business banking loan and deposit products and services in 5 Accelerate offices fueled by the power of Seacoast National Bank, Seacoast is one of the largest community banks headquartered in Florida. Offices stretch from Broward County north through the Treasure Coast and into Orlando, and west to Okeechobee and surrounding counties. About NACD The National Association of Corporate Directors is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership for directors by directors. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets, and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely on to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 13,000 members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Additionally, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led conferences, forums and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas about current and emerging issues. SOURCE Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida