Professional Bank Names Fort Lauderdale Business Leader Patricia McKay to its Board of Directors

Templeton & Company, LLP, Partner has vast finance experience and substantial civic and community involvement

MIAMI, Fla. | March 8, 2019 – Professional Bank, one of Florida’s fastest-growing financial institutions, has made an addition to its Board of Directors. Templeton & Company, LLP, Partner Patricia “Pat” McKay is the board’s newest member.

A CPA, McKay brings her long-term experience in various finance-related executive roles to the Bank. She joined Templeton in 2009, a leading South Florida based accounting and management advisory firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.  Prior to Templeton, McKay was the Executive Vice President and CFO at Office Depot and served on its Board of Directors. She was also the CFO at Restoration Hardware, Inc. and held senior finance leadership positions at AutoNation, Inc. and Dole Food Company, Inc.

“Pat is a great addition to our Board of Directors,” said Daniel R. Sheehan, Chairman and CEO of Professional Holding Corp., and Executive Chairman of Professional Bank. “The organization will benefit greatly from the breadth and depth of her experience.”

A highly sought-after adviser, McKay is often invited to speak to finance professionals, operational executives and board members. She was named an Influential Business Woman and a Key Partner by the South Florida Business Journal and inducted into Florida Atlantic University’s National Alumni Association Hall of Fame.

McKay is also a member of the Orange Bowl Committee. Other professional and civic affiliations include Women Corporate Directors (both on its Advisory Board and as Co-Chair of the South Florida chapter), and the Committee for Economic Development. She is the immediate past chair of the Florida Atlantic University Foundation and she serves on Holy Cross Hospital Board of Directors.

“I was incredibly excited to learn about the Bank’s vision for the tri-county area and beyond,” said McKay. “I gravitate to quality organizations and enjoy the challenge of implementing ambitious plans. I look forward to my role on the Bank’s board in supporting this endeavor.”


About Professional Bank: Headquartered in Coral Gables, Fla., Professional Bank is one of Florida’s fastest-growing community banks. A subsidiary of financial holding company Professional Holding Corp. (OTC: PFHD), Professional Bank specializes in construction, residential and commercial real estate financing as well as business loans and lines of credit, including SBA financing. Known for high-touch customized concierge services, the Bank serves the needs of its customers through a full offering of deposit products, cash management services, online and mobile banking.

Founded in 2008, Professional Bank operates full-service branches and loan production offices in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. For more information, visit