Kevin Hale is a retired banking executive who previously served as the Executive Vice President, Community Banking & Chief Risk Officer for Mutual of Omaha Bank, overseeing the bank’s nationwide community banking operation, including a network of full-service banks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada and Texas. Based out of the bank’s Naples office, Mr. Hale also oversaw Mutual of Omaha Bank’s nationwide wealth management group. Kevin has served as Florida State President since joining Mutual of Omaha Bank in October 2008. Under his leadership, Mutual of Omaha Bank began an expansion into Florida, including the opening of the bank’s first full-service location and state headquarters in Naples. Mr. Hale has more than 30 years of banking experience, holding top executive positions at several Florida banks, including First National Bankshares of Florida and Fifth Third Bank of Florida. He is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University and the Florida School of Banking at the University of Florida. He also earned a bachelor of law degree from Dalhousie University and is a business administration graduate of Acadia University.