Patrick R. Biglane, president and chief executive officer of Concordia Bank and Trust in Vidalia, was installed as the 2018-2019 Chairman of the Louisiana Bankers Association during LBA's 118th Convention.
LBA recently conducted a survey of Louisiana bankers that shows they are overwhelmingly positive about the economic impact of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
In 2010, Congress passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, better known as the Dodd-Frank legislation, in response to the financial crisis.
James Lyons of First National Bank of Louisiana has been elected president of the LBEC.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Financial Crimes Division and the Baton Rouge Police Department Financial Crimes Division jointly received the 2017 LBA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award at the LBA Annual Security Meeting.
Ken Hale, president and chief executive officer of BOM in Natchitoches, was installed as the 2017-2018 chairman of the Louisiana Bankers Association.
Adam Johnston of First Guaranty Bank in Oil City and Benton has been elected president of the LBEC.
LBA Chief Executive Officer Robert T. Taylor was elected Chairman of the Graduate School of Banking at LSU Board of Trustees during the board’s annual meeting in New Orleans on October 6-7, 2016.
Flooding this year in northeast, northwest and now south Louisiana has left a trail of broken homes, but not spirits. What incredible resilience do the people of this state have.
I want to recognize Minden state legislator Gene Reynolds for his passing House Bill 401 in June that requires financial literacy instruction in public elementary and secondary education.