Jalal Shehadeh, Esq.

EVP/General Counsel/Secretary of the Board of Directors

Jalal “Jay” Shehadeh serves as the Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors for U.S. Century Bank and its Holding Company, USCB Financial Holdings, Inc., located in Miami Dade County, Florida. In his role, Mr. Shehadeh oversees all the legal affairs of the Bank and the Holding Company, which includes corporate governance, loan closings, litigation, regulatory affairs and the coordination of the affairs of the Board of Directors. Mr. Shehadeh’s prior experience includes serving as a State Prosecutor and the running of a private law firm.

Mr. Shehadeh graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, from Florida International University in 2009 with a Law Degree (J.D.), from Florida International University in 2017 with a Master’s of Law in Banking Regulations, and most recently, Mr. Shehadeh gained a certificate for Leadership in Corporate Counsel from Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program.

He has been named among the Top 20 Professionals Under 40 by Brickell Magazine, Legal Department of Year – Rising Star by the Daily Business Review and given the General Counsel Impact Award by the Daily Business Review.