CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Bank, a South Florida bank with concierge-style service, announces Luis Mechoso has been added to their team as Executive Vice President and Director of Residential Lending. Mechoso will lead a growing team of mortgage bankers and oversee Professional Bank's mortgage operations.
Luis Mechoso joins Professional Bank after most recently serving as a Client Advisor at Seaside National Bank & Trust for four years. The majority of Mechoso' s career spans 19 years with Gibraltar Private Bank where he created and developed their residential lending division early in his tenure and last served as Senior Vice President, Private Client Executive.
Mechoso has lived and worked in the Miami/Coral Gables area most of his life and is committed to his community. Luis serves on the Boards of Directors for the Early Learning Children's Foundation and the Marco A. Sainz, Jr. Foundation. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing with a Minor in Management Information Systems from Florida International University.
"Luis Mechoso has been a highly regarded member of the South Florida banking community for many years and will be a key asset as we look to expand our residential lending division," said Professional Bank President and CEO Abel Iglesias. "We look forward to Luis's leadership and expertise as we embark on this expansion and other growth initiatives."
About Professional Bank and Professional Holding Corp.: Professional Bank is a community bank offering personal and commercial banking products and services. The bank delivers concierge-style service through its two full service branches in Miami-Dade County and two loan production offices in Palm Beach County, providing personal, residential and commercial loans in addition to a full line of deposit products and cash management services. Founded in 2008, Professional Bank has grown to more than $455 million in assets. For more information, please visit www.professionalbankfl.com.
Professional Holding Corp. (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."