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Amerant’s Texas Regional Manager, Francisco Rivero, Joined Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Board of Trustees

Rivero additionally joined the Chairman’s Circle at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

June 2019

HOUSTON, TX – Amerant Bank, formerly known as Mercantil Bank, and the largest community bank headquartered in Florida with eight banking centers in Houston, Texas as well as one loan production office in Dallas, is pleased to announce that Francisco Rivero, the Bank’s Regional Manager for Texas, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH). Additionally, Rivero joined the MFAH’s Chairman’s Circle.

As a member of the Board of Trustees, Rivero joins a group of select individuals who contribute their time to ensure the organization’s goals align with its dedication to the arts and will be responsible for making important policy decisions that guide and determine the activities of the organization.

“We are extremely proud to have Francisco appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and are confident that he will be an asset to the Board and museum,” said Millar Wilson, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Amerant Bank. “This is the type of dedication that Amerant employees exemplify every day both professionally and personally, striving to have an active role and positive impact on our local communities.”

Founded in 1900, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, is one of the 10th largest museums in the United States. Located in the heart of the Houston Museum District, the MFAH consists of two gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, a movie theater, two art schools and two libraries, with two nearby museum-houses dedicated to American and European decorative arts. Additionally, the encyclopedic collection of the MFAH is made up of 70,000 works and ranges from the art of antiquity to the present.

As the Bank’s Regional Manager for Texas, having joined Amerant 25 years ago, Rivero has strategically expanded the Bank’s presence throughout the Texas market.

Active in the community, Rivero has been a member of various organizations representing the Bank including the Camara de Empresarios Latinos de Houston (CELH) and the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council. Additionally, Rivero served as board member of the Mexican Institute of Greater Houston (MIGH), member of the Leadership Circle of the Houston Symphony, Advisory Committee member of Avenue Community Development Corporation (Avenue CDC) and as Advisory Board member of the International Trade Committee of Greater Houston Partnership (GHP).

Headquartered in Coral Gables, Amerant has 23 banking centers in its network, with 15 in South Florida, 8 in Houston a newly opened loan production office in Dallas, Texas, and 1 loan production office in New York.

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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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