Leadership Team

Tony Eelman

Tony Eelman

President |

Tony is a founding partner of Amerant Mortgage and is currently the President of the company. At Amerant Mortgage, he is responsible for the overall corporate strategy and ensuring our team has the tools and resources to reach their personal and professional objectives. Tony has a proven executive management background with over 20 years of experience driving sales and operational performance through leadership and innovation. His direction has earned the industry and business community recognition, including recognition from the Orlando Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 and C Level Award nominations. Tony earned a degree in Applied Science from Rochester Institute of Technology and avid supporter of the Arts.

Tony Eelman


Joe Keel

Executive Vice President

Capital Markets Officer

Andrea Enser

Vice President

Finance and Accounting Manager

Orly Garcia

Senior Vice President

National Retail Sales Director

Mellissa Rugh

Senior Vice President

National Operations Manager

Rich Linderman

Senior Vice President

Director of Wholesale Lending