Banks & Bankers in the News

Banks in the News

Hancock Whitney Bank Receives Honorable Mention in 2019 ABA Foundation Community Commitment Awards 

Hancock Whitney Bank in New Orleans received an honorable mention in affordable housing in the ABA 2019 Foundation Community Commitment Awards. The national program recognizes the ways banks of all sizes and charters contribute to economic growth, community development and enhancing the quality of life in their communities. For a complete list of winners, click here

Red River Bank opens banking center in Covington

Red River Bank has announced the opening of its first full-service banking center in the Northshore area. The banking center is located at 70561 Highway 21 in Covington. Red River Bank entered the Covington market in April 2019 with a temporary loan production office at 217 North Vermont Street. Mark Manda serves as the Northshore market president, Brad Schroeder serves as commercial lender and CarolAnne Parks serves as banking center manager.  


Assumption Mortgage Corporation Acquired by Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

On August 29, 2019, Assumption Mortgage Corporation in Paincourtville was acquired by Commerce Bancshares, Inc., and renamed Assumption Mortgage, LLC. Commerce Bancshares, Inc., is the holding company for The Bank of Commerce in White Castle and Assumption Mortgage, LLC. 


Pam Hall & Wendy Roberts Recognized for Years of Service to Delta Bank

Pam Hall was recognized for 40 years of service to the bank. (above, from right) Pictured with Hall is Darryl Ellerbee, president and chief executive officer of Delta Bank. Wendy Roberts was recognized 30 years of service to the bank. Pictured below (from left) are Wanda Wiggins, chief financial officer, bank President Darryl Ellerbee, Wendy Roberts and Brian D. Campbell, chairman of the bank’s board of directors



Bankers in the News

Investar Bank 


Investar Bank has announced the appointment of George W. Town, Jr., to commercial relationship manager and vice president in the Greater Baton Rouge market. 

Home Bank 


Home Bank has announced the appointment of Anita Kennedy to vice president/commercial relationship manager serving the Baton Rouge market.