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Amerant Names Lenya Suarez Rojo Head of Retail Banking

April 12, 2022

CORAL GABLES, FL – Amerant Bank, one of the largest community banks headquartered in Florida, announced today that Lenya Suarez Rojo, a South Florida bank veteran with over 15 years of experience in the industry, has joined the company as Senior Vice President – Head of Retail Banking.

Suarez Rojo will oversee all aspects of Amerant Bank’s retail bank across South Florida and Houston, Texas, including the development and execution of the Bank’s retail growth strategy. She also is responsible for the education and development of all retail and consumer personnel.

Prior to joining Amerant, Suarez Rojo was First Vice President, Sales Effectiveness Manager at City National Bank. Her experience is diverse, having led multiple teams and managed initiatives in brand management, advertising, media, customer marketing, eCommerce and more.

“I am delighted to welcome Lenya to the Amerant senior management team”, said Jerry Plush, Vice Chairman, President & CEO. “She will play a key role in accelerating the transformation of our consumer bank line of business in order to meet customer expectations from their bank”

“I am very pleased to join a fast growing, forward-thinking organization, and am looking forward to supporting Amerant’s growth and business objectives, along with supporting the communities it serves,” added Suarez Rojo.

Suarez Rojo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she also received her Florida Bankers Association Certification. In 2021, Suarez Rojo attended and completed The Wharton School’s Women’s Executive Leadership Program.


About Amerant Bank

Amerant Bank is one of the largest community banks headquartered in Florida, with 17 banking centers in South Florida and 7 in Houston, TX. The bank has been serving clients for over 40 years, both domestically and abroad, and comprises subsidiaries Amerant Investments and Amerant Mortgage. Rooted in the communities it serves, Amerant Bank supports numerous non-profit, charitable and arts organizations. For news and updates, visit the Amerant Newsroom.