Amerant Bank, a community bank with a growing presence in Houston, appointed Caroline Vérot Moore executive vice president and Houston market president. Vérot Moore will oversee multiple business sectors in the market, including commercial banking, commercial real estate, retail, private and business banking, specialty finance and treasury management.

With more than 20 years of experience in corporate banking, Vérot Moore previously served as Houston market executive at Fifth Third Bank, where she led a team that delivered commercial services to middle-market companies in Texas. Prior to that, Vérot Moore spent seven years working in Wells Fargo’s global banking and middle-market banking offices in Houston.

“We are pleased to welcome Caroline to Amerant. Her extensive experience in corporate banking and knowledge of the Houston market makes her the ideal leader for our team in this key market,” Jerry Plush, chairman and CEO of Amerant Bank, said. “We are confident that she will lead our team to best serve our clients and further drive growth and success in the Greater Houston area.”

“I am delighted to join Amerant and work with my new team members to serve our customers and drive growth in the Houston market,” Vérot Moore said. “I’m honored to be part of the Amerant executive team and hope to inspire more women to pursue careers in financial services and earn a seat at the table.”

Vérot Moore was recognized as a Global Leader of Influence by the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston, is a member of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Executive Women Partnership and was named a 2022 Breakthrough Woman by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce.