Executive Vice President
Frank Fernandez is BankUnited's executive vice president for Miami-Dade County, responsible for leading the bank's network of 26 branches throughout Miami-Dade. Bringing more than 24 years of banking experience to this top position, Fernandez oversees the coordination of all Miami-Dade branch activities related to deposit and loan growth, and leads the implementation of strategic and annual plans. He joins BankUnited from US Century Bank in Doral, where he served most recently as senior vice president for retail banking in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Prior to that, he rose through the ranks at Chase/WAMU, eventually overseeing market development in Miami, Atlanta, Chicago and Orlando. Fernandez is active in the community, serving on the boards of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Dade Schools Athletic Board and the Actors' Playhouse Miracle Theatre. He is an advisory board member for the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department and is chair of Read2Succeed. He serves as vice president of the Delutri Foundation. BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with 98 branches in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area at December 31, 2015. Ranked third on Forbes Magazine's list of "Best Banks in America 2015," and one of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services.