J. Guillermo Villar
Mr. Villar has served as a director since 1998. Mr. Villar has served as a Managing Partner of Alcazar Development Group, a real estate development firm since April 2015. Previously, Mr. Villar served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Amerant Bank, N.A. from 1988 and 2008. Mr. Villar has also served in various roles with Mercantil Servicios Financieros (MSF) since 1974, including as Chief Financial Officer from 1978 to 1988 and Managing Director of other international banking subsidiaries from 1980 to 2008. Prior to joining MSF, Mr. Villar managed corporate and real estate lending in Puerto Rico for Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase Bank) from 1972 to 1974. Mr. Villar has served on the boards of various trade, community, and charitable organizations, including Enterprise Florida, Inc., the American Red Cross, the Small Business Credit Initiative, and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Villar has a master’s degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Universidad de Puerto Rico.