Our Board of Directors

(Seated, left to right) Jean Giles Wittner, Jeffrey P. Julien, Mary Lynn Moser
(Standing, left to right) Bo Godbold, George E. Seegers, Gordon Johnson,
Court James, Stephen F. Story, Steven M. Raney

Jeffrey P. Julien - Chairman of the Board

  • Joined Raymond James Financial, Inc. in 1983 and named Chief Financial Officer in 1987 and is responsible for all SEC reporting and financial management of the bank's parent public company.
  • CPA with Price Waterhouse prior to joining Raymond James Financial.
  • Serves on the board of Raymond James Trust Company.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • Formerly licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida.
    • BS in Management Science with Accounting specialization, Duke University.

Bo Godbold

  • Joined Raymond James Financial, Inc. in 1969. Elected to Board in 1977. Served as President from 1986 to March, 2002. Currently serving as Vice Chairman.
  • Organizations and Awards:
    • Trustee: Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board.
    • Trustee: Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.
    • Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award: Georgia Tech.
    • Trustee: Academy Prep Center for Education.
    • Who’s Who in America, Former Boy Scouts of America Scoutmaster, and Leadership St. Petersburg.
    • Past President, Elk River Property Owners Association.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • MBA, Harvard Business School, 1969.
    • BIE with Honors - Georgia Institute of Technology, 1965.

Court James

  • Joined Raymond James Financial, Inc. in 2003. Made Director of Human Resources in 2005.
  • Organizations and Awards:
    • Director: Raymond James Courier’s Kids.
    • Director: Big Brothers Big Sisters.
    • Alexis De Tocqueville Society, United Way of Pinellas County.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • MBA, Harvard Business School, 2003.
    • BA, Vanderbilt University, 1996.

Gordon Johnson

  • President and co-owner of Highway Safety Devices, a provider of contracted services specializing in the installation and repair of signalization, guardrail, signage and lighting on highway and road construction projects.
  • Former Chief Executive Officer of Stonegate Partners, a Florida based financial buyout firm focused on acquiring middle market companies and previously served Bank of America for fifteen years, including Strategies Group Executive for the state of Florida.
  • Organizations and Awards:
    • Tampa Bay Urban Bankers Association.
    • Sector Coordinator: City of St. Petersburg’s Project WIN.
    • Executive Board: Tampa Bay Partnership.
    • Director: Greater Clearwater Chamber of Commerce.
    • Director: Abilities of Florida.
    • Director: Pinellas County Urban League.
    • Director: United Way of Pinellas County.
    • Director: Pinellas County Education Foundation.
    • Chairman: American Heart Association 2001 Heart Ball.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • MBA, Memphis State University, 1985.

Mary Lynn Moser

  • Joined Raymond James Bank Board of Directors in January 2010.
  • 27 years in the banking industry with Bank of America and predecessor banks, including serving as Senior Vice President & Compliance Executive, as Managing Director in Bank of America Securities and as Branch Administrator of the Charlotte branch banking network.
  • Launched and managed Bank of America’s Middle Market Loan Syndications business.
  • Organizations:
    • Director: Mary's Meals USA
    • Treasurer: Women of Vision Southwest Florida
  • Education and Certifications:
    • MBA, Indiana University
    • BA, Vanderbilt University

Steven M. Raney – President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Joined Raymond James Financial, Inc., in January 2006 as President and CEO of Raymond James Bank after 17 years with Bank of America.
  • Organizations:
    • One of the firm’s representatives on the Financial Services Roundtable, an industry leadership group of the 100 largest financial services firms in the country.
    • American Banker’s Association – American Banker’s Council Member.
    • Florida Banker’s Association Board of Directors.
    • Raymond James Trust Company Board Member.
    • Tampa Bay History Center – Vice Chairman.
    • Elder - Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • MBA, Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida, 1999.
    • BS, Warrington College of Business Administration, Finance, University of Florida, 1988.

George E. Seegers

  • Joined Raymond James Bank Board of Directors in November 2005.
  • Twenty-seven years with Citigroup, including serving as President & COO Citigroup Tampa.
  • Organizations and Awards:
    • Director: Florida Council for Economic Education.
    • Director: Hillsborough Education Foundation.
    • Director: University of South Florida Center for Community Partnerships.
    • Director: University Community Hospital Foundation.
    • Director: International Tennis Hall of Fame.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • Rutgers University, Grad. Studies Computer Science, 1969.
    • St. Peter’s College, B.S. Mathematics, 1964.

Stephen F. Story

  • Joined Raymond James Bank Board of Directors in May 1994.
  • Retired partner in the law firm of Culverhouse, Botts & Story. Former trustee for the estate of Hugh F. Culverhouse, original owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL franchise.
  • Education and Certifications:
    • MBA and JD, University of Georgia.
    • LLM in Taxation, University of Florida.
    • BBA, Emory University.

Jean Giles Wittner

  • Joined Raymond James Bank Board of Directors in May 1994.
  • President of Wittner & Co., a holding company, and affiliated corporations since 1989.
  • Organizations and Awards:
    • Director: Progress Energy, Inc., a Fortune 250 company, and its subsidiaries, Florida Power Corporation and Carolina Power and Light Company.
    • Board of Trustees: Eckerd College.
    • Vice Chair, Board of Directors: Pinellas County Education Foundation.
    • Board of Trustees: Florida Blood Services Foundation, Inc.
    • Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame Award.
    • Business and Professional Women Management Award.
    • Top Management Distinguished Service Award, St. Petersburg Sales and Marketing Executives.
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