Lara Lee — Vice President

Chief Marketing Officer, Cogent Bank

Lara has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is currently serving as the Chief Marketing Office at Cogent Bank. Prior to this, she served 14 years as Chief Marketing Officer for Seaside National Bank & Trust and also worked for several national and regional financial institutions.

Lara is active in the community and has chaired numerous committees and events for a wide variety of organizations including:  Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society, Junior League of Greater Orlando, First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, Young Life of Central Florida, Family Promise of Greater Orlando, Lake Highland Preparatory School and the Country Club of Orlando.  Lara has lived in Orlando for over 20 years and is an alumnus of both the University of Florida and Stetson University. 

She is a member of Florida Blue Key and was awarded the Sorority President of the Year and was recognized as the Outstanding Female Graduate at her University of Florida commencement ceremony.  She was also recognized as one of the 2018 Women of the Year from Orlando Magazine as a co-Founder of the Foundation for Foster Children.