MIAMI, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Bank, a locally managed, Florida-chartered, member Bank, today announced that Miguel Montaner has joined the Bank as Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Lending. Montaner has over 30 years of banking experience in the South Florida market, most recently having worked for Banesco USA and Fifth Third Bank where he oversaw the Commercial and Industrial Banking Divisions.
"Mike is a highly regarded banking professional whose wealth of experience will further our growth trajectory and advance our commercial lending goals," said Abel Iglesias, CEO and president of Professional Bank. "I've known Mike for years, having worked alongside him for many of those. I'm delighted to have him on our team."
Montaner also worked for Dresdner Bank/Lateinamerika and BankBoston International where he managed the Corporate and Trade Finance Divisions responsible for corporate middle market lending at both banking institutions. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration with majors in Finance and Banking from Florida International University and a Graduate Degree in Banking from Louisiana State University. Montaner is a former board member of the YMCA of Greater Miami, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), Trade Finance Committee and The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
About Professional Bank and Professional Holding Corp.:
Professional Bank was founded in 2008. Since then, the Bank's assets have grown to more than $400 million. It currently operates two full-service branch offices in Miami-Dade County and one loan production office in Palm Beach County. Professional Bank offers its clientele reliable and customized concierge services around the clock.
PHC is a financial holding company headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. PHC's principal subsidiary is Professional Bank. PHC's Class A voting common stock is listed over the counter under the symbol "PFHD." For more information, please visit www.professionalbankfl.com.
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SOURCE Professional Bank