Jul 13, 2018



First Florida Bank Names Stouse to Head First Florida Wealth Group

Destin, Fla. (Tuesday, July 13, 2018) – First Florida Bank is pleased to announce that Maurice Stouse has joined the Bank as the Senior Vice President of First Florida Wealth Group.

As a financial advisor, Mr. Stouse brings to the division years of experience, and has held various roles with Fidelity Investments in its Denver, Austin, Dallas and Houston offices.  More recently, Mr. Stouse was with Raymond James in Destin.

First Florida Bank Chairman/CEO Frank Burge stated, “First Florida Bank is proud to have someone with Maurice’s expertise and experience head up First Florida Wealth Group and serve the financial planning and investments needs of the Emerald Coast residents.”

Originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, Stouse received a B.S.B.A. degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He also has the following licenses: Series 7, 8 (Principal), 63, and 65.

Stouse serves on the Board at Sacred Heart Hospital Guild and Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center.  He also serves as the President of Kiwanis of Freeport/South Walton, Rotary of South Walton, Gulf Trace Owners Association, and Coastal Seniors of South Walton. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters.


First Florida Bank is a locally owned and operated financial institution. The corporate offices for First Florida Bank are located at 2000 Ninety-Eight Palms Boulevard in Destin with additional locations in Miramar Beach, Niceville, Mary Esther, Freeport and Panama City. For more information about First Florida Bank, please visit www.FirstFlorida.bank or call 850.269.1201.

Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, are not insured by bank insurance, the FDIC or any other government agency, are not deposits or obligations of the bank, are not guaranteed by the bank, and are subject to risks, including the possible loss of principal. First Florida Bank and First Florida Wealth Group are not registered Brokers/Dealers and are independent of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.  Links are being provided for informational purposes only.  Raymond James is not affiliated with and does not endorse, authorize or sponsor any of the listed websites or their respective sponsors.  Raymond James is not responsible for the content of any website or the collection or use of information regarding any website’s users and/or members.


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