Axiom Bank hired Joe Dear as SVP, Commercial Team lead.

Dear is responsible for helping the bank’s commercial clients in Central Florida grow their businesses.

Dear has nearly three decades of experience in asset management, commercial real estate loan originations, valuation and investment sales.

“Joe brings both extensive knowledge and experience to Axiom Bank,” said Ted Sheppe, executive vice president of Commercial Banking of Axiom Bank. “He will be able to draw from those deep reserves when helping clients develop solutions to meet their business goals.”