Nancy Merolla

Board Chair, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Planned Giving Council

"As a community advocate, my passion and commitment has always been to assist those in need by volunteering my time and talent in serving on Boards such as Earn to Learn FL. I believe as we partner to support others, it is also providing opportunities in our own personal growth and development, a win-win for all!"

Lisa Simington

Senior Vice President, Community Development Officer 

NANCY L. MEROLLA, Senior Vice President, Community Development Officer joined Synovus (formerly Florida Community Bank) in May 2012. Merolla is an administrator with success in administering public and non-profit organizations. Merolla is a well-recognized professional in the financial arena. Merolla has extensive experience that includes over 36 years in the banking industry to include Comerica Bank, Glendale Federal and BankAtlantic. Her leadership roles with non-profits includes Broward Housing Solutions, Broward Partnership for the Homeless and The Starting Place. In 2009, Merolla was appointed Circuit Administrator of the Florida Department of Children and Families for Broward County. In April 2017, Ms. Merolla was named as one of the South Florida Business Journal’s Influential Business Women, for her strong record of leadership, performance and meaningful community involvement. She has a strong business background and has a proven record in establishing quality, efficient, and profitable healthcare, nonprofit leadership, affordable housing and related businesses.

Community Involvement 

AAA Scholarship Foundation, Inc.                                                         Advisory Council (Statewide)  

Community Reinvestment Alliance of South Florida                    Member  

CRA Bankers Collaborative of FL (SW FL)                                       Member (Tampa Market)  

Earn to Learn FL                                                                                               Board Treasurer (Statewide)  

Florida Association of CDCs                                                                      Member (Statewide) 

Florida Housing Coalition, Inc. (FHC)                                                  Board Member (Statewide)  

Florida Prosperity Partnership (FPP)                                                    Member (Statewide)  

Martin/Port St Lucie Lending Consortium                                           Board Member  

Neighborhood Lending Partners, Inc. (NLP)                                     Board/Exec Committee (Statewide)  

South Florida Wellness Network, Inc.                                                   Board Chair