Mercantil Commercebank's Pedro Parra Named Coral Gables Community Foundation Board Member

2/1/16

Financial professional serves as manager of the Bank’s personal banking and trust division

Mercantil Commercebank, one of the largest banks headquartered in Florida, announced today that Pedro Parra, manager of the Bank’s personal banking and trust division, has been named a Board Member of the Coral Gables Community Foundation.

Parra, who additionally serves as President and CEO of Bank subsidiary Mercantil Commercebank Trust Company N.A., joins 22 other Board Members dedicated to propelling forth the organization’s mission. Founded in 1991 and led by community leaders, nonprofit Coral Gables Community Foundation aims to foster programs and initiatives that enhance the quality of life for people living and working in Coral Gables.

In efforts to support the Coral Gables Community Foundation, Mercantil Commercebank recently donated office space to the organization within the Bank’s longtime Coral Gables headquarters building at 220 Alhambra Circle.

“We are proud to announce Parra’s (Pedro) commitment to the Coral Gables Community Foundation,” said Millar Wilson, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Mercantil Commercebank. “With the organization’s offices and the workplaces of several board members within our building, we look forward to furthering our relationship with this honored Coral Gables institution and commitment to the community we call home.”

Parra joined Mercantil in 2000. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Mercantil Commercebank Trust Company, N.A.; Mercantil Bank and Trust Limited (Cayman); and Mercantil Commercebank Investment Services, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in law from the Universidad Santa María in Caracas, Venezuela and later earned the National Trust School Diploma through the American Bankers Association at Northwestern University, as well as the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management and several advanced certifications from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in the United Kingdom.      

With 23 banking centers in total, Mercantil Commercebank has 16 banking centers in South Florida’s tri-county area, six in Houston, Texas and one in Manhattan, New York. For additional information, please visit www.mercantilcb.com and follow the Bank on Twitter at @MercantilCB.

ABOUT MERCANTIL COMMERCEBANK:

Mercantil Commercebank N.A. is one of the largest banks in South Florida serving its community for 35 years. Mercantil   Servicios Financieros (MSF), a Venezuelan company, beneficially owns the Bank through U.S. bank holding companies. MSF is the largest provider of financial services in Venezuela with more than 90 years of experience. Mercantil Commercebank has assets of $8.2 billion. The Bank is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida and has 23 Banking Centers - 16 located in South Florida; six in Houston, Texas; and one in Manhattan, New York. The Bank offers a wide variety of domestic, international,   personal and commercial banking services, including investment, trust, and estate planning through its subsidiaries, Mercantil Commercebank Investment Services, Inc. and Mercantil Commercebank Trust Company, N.A. For more information, please visit www.mercantilcb.com.

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