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Amerant’s Lance Schielack Appointed to Serve on Board of Directors For Houston West Chamber of Commerce

Schielack has been named Board Secretary for the Chamber

October 2019

Houston, TX – Amerant proudly announces that Lance Schielack, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager, has been recently named Board Secretary for the Houston West Chamber of Commerce.

As the Board Secretary, Schielack will track progress on administrative tasks, provide organizational oversight and support the overall goals and initiatives for the Chamber.

The Houston West Chamber of Commerce is a professional organization dedicated to supporting the community and local businesses of West Houston, through economic opportunities, strong community ties and a focus on professional relationships that enables business growth and success within the community.

“I am honored to be on the Board of Directors for such an influential organization that not only focuses on the growth of local businesses but also on the overall growth of the community,” said Schielack. “As a professional who has been with Amerant, a community bank, for nearly a decade, I understand the value and success that comes from supporting one’s community.”

“We are very proud of Lance’s dedication to the banking industry and to Amerant,” said Francisco Rivero, Texas Regional Manager. “He has been a crucial member of our Commercial Banking team and his appointment to join the Board of the Houston West Chamber of Commerce is a perfect match for Amerant.”

With nearly 20 years of experience in the banking industry, Schielack currently oversees Commercial Relationship Managers as well as supports Portfolio Officers and Lending Assistants.

Prior to joining Amerant, he served Sterling Bank as Senior Vice president, Commercial Banker and Vice President, Commercial Banker. Prior to that, he also served Regions Bank as an Assistant Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager.

An active member of the community, Schielack is a Committee Member for the West Houston Outlook Forum and Business Expo. Additionally, he is a Captain on the Breeders Greeters Committee through the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Schielack earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School.

Headquartered in Coral Gables, Amerant has 25 banking centers in its network, with 17 in South Florida, eight in Houston, Texas, and two loan production offices in New York, as well as Dallas, Texas.

For additional information about Amerant, please visit amerantbank.com and follow the Company on Twitter at @AmerantBank.

About Amerant Bancorp Inc.

Amerant Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTB and AMTBB) 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 40 years, is the largest community bank headquartered in Florida. The Bank operates 25 banking centers – 17 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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