Idalberto “Bert” de Armas is Senior Vice President, Private Banking at IBERIABANK. He serves as both a trusted advisor to professionals and a business development officer focusing on professional, commercial and real estate opportunities. He has been serving the Miami-Dade community professionally for more than 30 years. He also has over 20 years of international banking experience, having traveled extensively and served customers in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. His current customers include major law firms and their partners, entrepreneurs and their companies, and owners of income-producing properties. He holds a Master of International Affairs degree with a concentration in Finance from Columbia University and a BA from Florida International University. De Armas has actively contributed to his community as director of the South Florida YMCA, treasurer of Leadership Florida, director of the Executive Association of Miami and director and chair of the Make a Wish foundation. He is also actively involved with the University of Miami’s Citizen’s Board and is a past director of the Latin Chamber of Commerce (Camacol). De Armas is a native Spanish speaker who came to this country from Cuba at a very early age and has enjoyed seeing Miami grow economically as well as culturally.