Mr. Cornish has been our Chief Operating Officer since January 2017. Mr. Cornish was the Bank's President, Florida Region from March 2014 through December 2016. From 2003 to March 2014, Mr. Cornish served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Agency, Florida Region. Prior to that, he held several senior leadership positions with SunTrust Bank from 1983 through 2003. While with Marsh & McLennan Agency, Mr. Cornish was recognized with honors as "Miami's CEO of the Year" by the South Florida Business Journal and the "Ultimate CEO" by Business Leader Magazine.
Mr. Cornish was also elected to the Florida International University ("FIU") School of Business Hall of Fame in 2013. In 2017, Mr. Cornish received the Torch Award from the FIU Alumni Association, the organization's highest award that recognizes alumni and faculty making positive impacts on their profession, the community and the university. Mr. Cornish previously served as Chairman of the Board of the FIU Foundation.
He is also the past Chairman of the FIU Wolfsonian Museum and past Chairman of the Board of the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. Mr. Cornish is a past Chairman of the Beacon Council and Assurex Global Corporation. He is a past board member of the Camillus House, The Chapman Partnership and past member of the Orange Bowl committee. Mr. Cornish earned his B.A. degree from Florida International University.