Amerant’s Brenda Costilla Accepts Appointment to The Credit Coalition’s Board of Directors


Brenda Costilla

Amerant Bank, one of the largest community banks with a strong presence in Houston and Florida, and with eight banking centers throughout Houston, announced today that Brenda Costilla, Banking Specialist Manager, has accepted the appointment to serve on The Credit Coalition’s Board of Directors.

The Credit Coalition is a non-profit organization that works to empower and educate consumers through financial and homebuyer counseling, in order to make informed, reasonable and responsible decisions regarding their financial and housing goals. The Credit Coalition provides counseling in several topics, including Financial and Homebuyer Counseling and Education, Foreclosure Intervention Counseling, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Financial Coaching and outreach services to all segments of the community.

“I am honored to accept and take on the role as a board member for this amazing organization that dedicates their focus to helping the community make educated and well-rounded decisions,” says Costilla. “Education is an imperative part of all financial decisions and I am proud to further serve my community by guiding those who are looking for more assistance.”

With over a decade of experience in the Banking Industry, Costilla previously worked at BBVA Compass for seven years. During her tenure, she was appointed to Senior Financial Sales Advisor as well as Business Relationship Services, Client Representative. Prior to that, she worked at JP Morgan Chase and Woodforest National Bank.

Currently, Costilla is responsible for managing the banking center’s sales activities, as well as coaching and managing her team with business development activities. She also works alongside organizations in her community to promote the bank.

“We are extremely proud of Brenda’s accomplishments and dedication to the banking industry and to Amerant,” said Francisco Rivero, Texas Regional Manager. “She is a crucial member of our Tanglewood team and this prestigious appointment speaks to her professional expertise and our commitment to excellence in our services.”

About the Company and Amerant Bank, N.A.

The Company is a bank holding company headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. The Company operates through its principal 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.

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