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Amerant’s Eduardo Bello Appointed to Board of Directors for Hispanic Unity of Florida

July 2016

MIAMI, Fla. – Amerant, the largest community bank headquartered in Florida, is proud to announce that Eduardo Bello, Wealth Management Business Manager, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF).

Founded in 1982, the Hispanic Unity of Florida serves to ease the acculturation transition for newcomers from other nations. Currently, HUF serves diverse and multi- cultural working families from the United States as well as more than 25 other countries and works to provide them with the tools they need to build a new life.

As a member of the Board of Directors, Bello will provide guidance and assistance to immigrant families in need, advancing HUF’s mission to empower immigrants to become productive, self-sufficient, and engaged in their community.

“I am truly passionate about dedicating my time to an organization whose values and missions fall in line with mine,” says Bello. “HUF is committed to embracing diversity and cultural awareness, while providing the highest standards of service for those seeking to live out their own American dream.”

Having joined Amerant more than 10 years ago, Bello previously served as President and CEO of Amerant Investments Inc., and previous to that served in several senior positions with global organizations. Bello earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad Metropolitana in Venezuela, as well as a master’s degree in business administration from the Yale School of Management.

“Bello is an incredible asset and leader in the workplace and beyond. We are pleased to announce his appointment to the HUF Board of Directors,” said Millar Wilson, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Amerant Bank. “His dedication to his career and service to his community will certainly serve towards the advancement of HUF’s mission. We are extremely proud of his accomplishment and look forward to seeing the great impacts he will continue to make in our community.”

Amerant Bank has partnered with numerous organizations to give back, both locally and nationally. Through their commitment to advancing the community through philanthropic service, Amerant’s vast array of partnerships have included Camillus House, Habitat for Humanity, and the March of Dimes.

Headquartered in Coral Gables, Amerant offers 23 banking centers in its network, with 15 in South Florida, eight in Houston, Texas, and loan production offices in Dallas, Texas and New York, New York.

About the Amerant Bancorp Amerant Bancorp Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, Amerant Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”), 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. The Bank operates 23 banking centers – 15 in South Florida and 8 in the Houston, Texas area – and loan production offices in Dallas, Texas and New York, New York. Please visit www.amerantbank.com or https://investor.amerantbank.com for more information.


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