Steve Raney is the president and CEO of Raymond James Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raymond James Financial. Mr. Raney also serves as chairman of Raymond James Trust Company and is one of the 13 members of Raymond James Financial’s Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Raymond James Bank in 2006, he worked for Bank of America for 17 years, serving as Tampa president and commercial banking executive for Central Florida. He also spent a year working at LCM Group, a Tampa-based investment and private equity firm.
Mr. Raney is the past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Tampa Bay History Center and serves on the board of directors of Starting Right, Now, a program aimed at meeting the needs of the population of homeless high school students. He is one of the founding members of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Enterprise Institute, and he serves on the board of the Tampa Bay Partnership, the bay area’s economic development organization.
Mr. Raney is a Tampa native and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida and an MBA from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida. He and his wife, Natalie, live in Tampa, and they have two sons.