ARIELLE WHITMAN is Associate Director of Sandler O’Neill & Partners.
She brings with her over 11 years’ experience in financial services.
Ms. Whitman joined the firm from Raymond James & Associates, where she
was an Equity Research Analyst focused on community and regional banks
primarily in the Southeast and the Midwest. In addition, she covers the
monoline credit card sector. Prior to that Ms. Whitman worked for
BankUnited FSB headquartered in Miami, Florida. She was involved in
mergers and acquisitions, investments, investment offerings, investor
relations and operations. Ms. Whitman was a Vice President of Mortgage
Operations and an integral part of the overall management team. Her
career began at American Bankers Insurance Group in 1992, where she
served as a management intern and ultimately joined the management team.
Ms. Whitman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial
Engineering/Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an
MBA from the University of Miami specializing in Finance and