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Jerry Plush Appointed to Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida

April 4, 2024

MIAMI, FL. (April 4, 2024) – Amerant Bank, the largest community bank headquartered in Florida, announces that the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of South Florida has appointed Jerry Plush to its Board of Directors. Plush, the Chairman and CEO of Amerant Bank, joins an impressive group of leaders from a variety of industries and brings a wealth of experience and a demonstrated commitment to community engagement to the RMHC Board.

“I am honored to join the Board of Directors at Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida,” said Jerry Plush. “Joining this board offers a unique opportunity for me personally and for our Amerant team members to continue giving back to our local community, while touching lives in profound ways. Together, we’ll continue to make a significant difference for the families and children who need our support the most.”

Throughout his tenure at Amerant Bank, Jerry Plush has been instrumental in driving the institution’s remarkable achievements and community initiatives. Under his leadership, Amerant has experienced significant growth, expanded its banking capabilities, and recently opened new branch locations in Tampa and Broward County.

What sets Plush apart is his unwavering commitment to community and social responsibility. Amerant Bank’s strategic partnerships with the Miami Heat and the Florida Panthers and, as recently announced, with the Miami Marlins, exemplify this dedication to South Florida.

“Jerry Plush’s appointment to our Board of Directors comes at a pivotal time for Ronald McDonald Charities of South Florida,” said Alex Rodriguez President of RMHC of South Florida’s Board of Directors. “His proven track record of leadership and commitment to community empowerment align perfectly with our mission of supporting families and children in need. We are confident that his skills, expertise, and passion for community support will greatly enhance the programs and services we provide.”



Amerant Bank, N.A., is the largest community bank headquartered in Florida and the main subsidiary of Amerant Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: AMTB), with a presence across South Florida and in Tampa, FL, and Houston, TX. The bank has been serving clients for over 40 years and comprises subsidiaries Amerant Investments, Inc. and Amerant Mortgage, LLC. Rooted in the communities it serves, Amerant Bank supports numerous non-profit and community organizations. In 2022 and again in 2023, Amerant was certified as a Most Loved Workplace® by Best Practice Institute. For news and updates, visit the Amerant Newsroom.


Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation that creates, finds, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. RMHC helps families with ill or injured children stay together, and close to the medical care their child needs at leading hospitals worldwide. RMHC programs not only provide access to quality health care, they enable family-centered care ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care. For more information, visit www.rmhcsouthflorida.org. Follow RMHC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.