LBA Staff Members Celebrate Anniversaries

Phillis Boyd, Controller

19 Years: Phillis Boyd joined the staff in 2002 with more than six years of professional CPA experience. Phillis completed her degree at the University of Southern Mississippi and received her certificate as a Certified Public Accountant in Louisiana. She is a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. A native of Reserve, LA, Phillis graduated from Leon Godchaux High School and has worked in the bookkeeping and accounting areas since then. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.

Janet Pitts, Administrative Assistant

20 Years: A graduate of Delta Business College in Secretarial and General Accounting, Janet has worked in retail and state government. Janet joined the LBA staff in 2001 as part time accounting assistant. She currently works full time as accounting assistant, manager of LBA's training center, The Bankers Center, as well as assisting with LBA's education department.

Robert Taylor, Chief Executive Officer

30 Years: Bob has more than 37 years in Louisiana banking association work, working for LBA since 1991, and before that, for the Louisiana League of Savings Institutions from 1983 to 1991. Bob is very grateful to work with, as he says, “the wonderful people that are Louisiana bankers.” He serves on committees with the Independent Community Bankers of America and American Bankers Association. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the LSU Graduate School of Banking, including a two-year term as chairman from 2017-2018. After four years of active military duty, Bob took advantage of the G.I. Bill to graduate from Western Kentucky University, located in beautiful Bowling Green, KY, and remains a proud and supportive alumnus.