Owen McCarthy

Owen McCarthy

From Army Tactics to Commercial Banking Strategies

Owen McCarthy seamlessly blends military precision with financial expertise, guiding businesses toward prosperous financial futures.

Military Experience

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Military Branch: US Army

Years in Service: 4.5

Military Bases: Fort Monmouth, NJ; United States Military Academy at West Point, Walter Reed Medical Center, MD

Role/MOS: Officer Cadet; Cadet Sergeant – Infantry Officer Candidate

Skills & Achievements: OCS Candidate, Army Soccer Team

Professional Experience

Owen McCarthy is a distinguished Commercial Banker at Citizens First Bank, bringing a unique blend of military discipline and financial acumen to the table. Prior to his current role, Owen enriched his expertise with three insightful years in Mergers & Acquisitions at Benchmark International and Public Accounting at Crippen & Company.

Owen’s educational background is as impressive as his professional journey. He boasts a Master’s Degree in Accounting, setting a strong foundation for his roles in banking and finance. Before delving into the world of numbers and strategies, he attended the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point and loyally served in the U.S. Army for 4.5 years, instilling in him values and discipline that he carries into his banking career.

Beyond his professional commitments, Owen is deeply rooted in community service and engagement. He actively participates in various community organizations, including Leadership of Marion County, Marion County Veterans Council, Friends of Marion County Veterans Park, and Rotary. As an integral part of VetWorks, Owen continues his mission of serving and making a positive impact in the Ocala community.

Associated Businesses

Citizens First Bank

Citizens First Bank is a Bauer 5-star rated bank, founded in 1991 and headquartered in The Villages®, Florida. In addition to serving The Villages community, we serve the people and businesses in the communities of Lake, Sumter, Marion and Citrus Counties. We are committed to providing our customers and communities with extraordinary service, convenient locations, beneficial technology, and most importantly, lifelong relationships.

Citizens First Bank offers personalized banking services while maintaining operational excellence and investing in the communities that we serve.


  • Personal and Business Banking
  • Personal and Business Financing

Connect with Owen McCarthy

For trusted banking insights and a dedication that stems from a history of service, connect with Owen McCarthy. Let his unique blend of military values and financial expertise guide you towards your business aspirations.

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