Laura Rossi was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations in March 2018. In her role, Rossi spearheads Amerant’s relationship with the investment community, including overall messaging on key topics, earnings reporting, and investor outreach activities. She was responsible for the development and implementation of the Investor Relations (IR) function, as Amerant transitioned from being the U.S. subsidiary of Mercantil Servicios Financieros (MSF) to being an independent public organization. In addition to the CEO and CFO, Rossi is a spokesperson for Amerant in its interactions with market participants.
Rossi has held various roles since joining Amerant in 2005. Most recently, she served as project manager for the company’s spin-off and IPO from 2017 to 2018, successfully leading a multidisciplinary team of internal and external experts during this process. From 2005 to 2017, Rossi was an instrumental part of the Corporate International and Market Risk units.
Prior to her tenure at Amerant, Rossi worked in marketing and communications, as well as finance, in the medical equipment industry, from 2002 to 2005.
Rossi holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in International Business, from the University of Wisconsin and a Master in Science of Finance from Florida International University.