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Amerant’s Maria Isabel Olivera Appointed to Treasurer of Le Jardin Community Center, INC.

June 2019

MIAMI  Amerant Bank, the largest community bank headquartered in Florida, proudly announces that Maria Isabel Olivera, Vice President, Middle Market Relationship Manager, has been appointed Treasurer of Le Jardin Community Center, Inc, an Early Learning organization whose goal is to provide children with high-grade educational programs in a safe, healthy and recreational environment.

As a member of the Board of Directors, Olivera will join a group of individuals that are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families that reside in the Homestead/Florida City area.

With several locations in the Homestead/Florida City area, Le Jardin serves over 800 children and families.

“It is a truly an honor to be appointed to this role and help this organization to further its mission,” said Olivera. “I am proud to continue to serve my community through this organization which so greatly impacts the lives of many each and every day.”

With over 18 years of experience, Olivera previously worked at Bank Leumi USA for 13 years, where she served as Vice President, Relationship Manager.

Dedicated to her field, she has also completed several programs including the Dale Carnegie and Associates Sales Advantage Program, the Risk Management Association’s Commercial Credit for Lenders Program, as well as Bank Leumi USA’s Credit Training Program. Olivera attended Florida International University where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance.

“We are very proud to have Maria Isabel appointed to the board of Le Jardin Community Center as treasurer and are confident that she will be a great asset,” said Millar Wilson, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Amerant Bank. “It is a part of Amerant’s culture to give back and it is so great to see Amerant employees strive to carry active roles and impact our local communities in such a positive way.”

Committed to advancing the community through philanthropic initiatives, Amerant has partnered with several organizations to give back on a local and national level, including Camillus House, Habitat for Humanity and the Centro Mater, among others.

Amerant, headquartered in Coral Gables, offers 23 banking centers in its network, with 15 in South Florida, eight in Houston, Texas, and one loan production office in New York as well as a newly opened loan and deposit production office in Dallas, Texas.

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About Mercantil Bank Holding Corporation and Amerant Bank

Mercantil Bank Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: AMTB and AMTBB) is a bank holding company headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, Amerant Bank, N.A., Amerant Investments, Inc. and Amerant Trust, N.A. The Company provides individuals and businesses in the U.S., as well as select international clients, with deposit, credit and wealth management services. The Bank, which has operated for almost 40 years, is the largest community bank headquartered in Florida. Amerant Bank operates 23 banking centers – 15 in South Florida and 8 in the Houston, Texas area, as well as a commercial real estate loan production office in New York City and a loan production office in Dallas,Texas. For more information, please visit amerantbank.com or investor.amerantbank.com.


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