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Amerant Bank Appoints Corey Frost Powell as Head of Private Client Group

Appointment comes on the heels of Amerant Bank’s commitment to expanding in the greater Houston market

August 25, 2023

HOUSTON, Tx. (August 25, 2023) Amerant Bank, one of the nation’s largest community banks with a growing presence in Houston, Tx., has appointed Corey Frost Powell as Senior Vice President, Head of Private Client Group.

As Amerant’s head of private client, Powell is responsible for ensuring that the bank’s strategic vision and business objectives are met within wealth management services in the Houston market, while also providing tailored financial solutions and personalized services to high-net-worth clients.

“We are excited to welcome Corey Powell to Amerant Bank in Houston. His vast experience in private banking, proven track record of successful leadership, and extensive market knowledge make him the ideal leader for our team in this key market,” said Howard Levine, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Consumer Banking at Amerant. “We are confident that under his guidance, our team’s services will be further elevated as we commit to fostering growth, relationships, and our presence in the Greater Houston area.”

Powell will oversee a comprehensive product suite, develop new business opportunities, monitor profitability, provide expert advice, lead team development, and ensure regulatory compliance, all while fostering collaboration and maintaining strong relationships with clients.

Previously, Powell served as Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank. There, he directed a team of seasoned banking and wealth management professionals, catering his services to the financial needs of families with multi-generational wealth and corporate and not-for-profit affiliations. His notable career trajectory also stems back to his seven-year tenure as a Senior Vice President and Banking relationship advisor at The Northern Trust Company, a financial services company.  

Powell earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas State University, having majored in Finance and Accounting. He is a resident of the Houston suburb of Bellaire, Texas, and is an active Trustee of the Holocaust Museum Houston, demonstrating his commitment to the local community.

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About Amerant Bank

Amerant Bank, N.A., is the largest community bank headquartered in Florida and the main subsidiary of Amerant Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: 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 and Amerant Mortgage. Rooted in the communities it serves, Amerant Bank supports numerous non-profit and community organizations. In 2022, the company was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace by Newsweek. For news and updates, visit the Amerant Newsroom.