Hours after residents were allowed to return to Palm Coast, Fla., which they had evacuated three days before, bank president Gary G. Campbell came on the scene with firsthand knowledge of the hardships he wanted to help the community through.

Just days earlier, the president and chief executive officer of Commercial Bank of Volusia County in Ormond Beach had to leave his own home 15 miles to the south when wildfires came too close for comfort.

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