Registration Bags & Platinum Level Sponsor

Platinum Level Sponsors

First National Bankers Bank is a trusted partner to more than 600 community financial institutions in the Southeast. FNBB provides the strength and stability community banks look for in a correspondent bank. Our mission defines our commitment to our shareholders and clients by providing high quality services banks require for growth and success. Along with an Image Cash Letter Exchange Network, FNBB offers Cash Management/Operations services, International services, Lending services, and our Capital Markets full suite of Investment services. FNBB Services Corp. provides Internal Audit, IS Audit, Compliance and Loan Review services. FNBB Capital Markets, LLC offers retirement benefit plans and Bank Owned Life Insurance.  For more information, please contact us at 800-421-6182 or visit our website at


Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas is a member-owned cooperative that supports housing and community development by providing competitively priced advances and other credit products to approximately 825 members and associated institutions in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas. Visit for more information.

Finastra delivers the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world, including digital, core banking, lending and mortgage solutions. Our open platform brings parties together to collaborate, innovate, and build great customer experiences for our 4,200+ clients in the U.S. With Finastra, the future of finance is open.

FISC’s state of the art data processing and information services are designed especially for the strategic environment of the community bank. FISC currently processes for over 50 banks collectively representing over $19 Billion in assets. 


Hannis T. Bourgeois is a premier certified public accounting and consulting firm serving the Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Denham Springs markets. We work with high net worth individuals, privately held and SEC registered companies across the state providing accounting, tax, audit and consulting services. Since 1924, we have been refining our craft and building relationships that have spanned multiple decades. Through the years, we have learned not only what matters to clients, but also how to help them grow, thrive and compete.  With three offices and over 120 professionals, we offer clients a high level of personalized service combined with technical and industry expertise commonly found at large regional and national accounting and consulting firms. What makes us different is that we go beyond simply meeting regulatory and compliance requirements to providing bottom line value to clients. It’s imperative to go beyond reports and filings to provide clients with key information to help grow their company. We strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, our community and each other in all that we do. For more information about our services, click here.


National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is an impact investor and a nonprofit investment fund. NCIF invests in mission-oriented banks and other financial institutions in order to increase access to services and catalyze economic development in low-income and underserved communities.

Electronic Convention Newsletter Sponsor


Gold Level Sponsors


Crowe LLP ( is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities. The firm and its subsidiaries also help clients make smart decisions that lead to lasting value with its tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the best places to work in the U.S. 

Crews & Associates, Inc. is a regional broker dealer specializing in the origination and distribution of fixed income products including municipal, corporate, government agency and mortgage-backed bonds. For over 40 years, fixed income securities and public finance have been our primary focus. Rick Calhoun works with bank portfolios and trust departments throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Our knowledge and experience coupled with hard work, integrity and exceptional service allows us to be a reliable and unique funding source for our governmental clients in Louisiana and around the nation. Crews’ parent company, First Security Bancorp, is a bank holding company based in Searcy, Arkansas, with $1.3+ billion in total capital and $6+ billion in assets. Crews is a proud supporter of the Louisiana Bankers Association's valuable programs and events

In 1946, S. Berton Heard, Charles McElroy and Charles Vestal founded Heard, McElroy & Vestal, LLC (HMV) in Shreveport, Louisiana. Together, this trio of professionals established the firm as a pillar of trust, integrity and competence, with the mission to create solutions and provide opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities, and for over 74 years, HMV has maintained a reputation for accounting excellence and high ethical standards earning the unconditional confidence of our clients through our core values of Commitment, Integrity, Teamwork and People. To this day, our firm has been an integral part of the growth and development of the business communities located throughout North Louisiana. The firm is in its fourth-generation of leadership and continues to build toward the future. HMV is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in Northwest Louisiana, servicing our clients throughout the states of Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee from offices in Shreveport and Monroe. In addition to accounting and consulting services, professionals in our firm with wealth management experience can provide financial planning and investment advisory services to implement financial plans through HMV Wealth Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor firm wholly owned by HMV. In 2017, Aliign, LLC, an oil and gas consulting firm, joined forces with HMV to form Aliign Mineral Management, LLC. The merger has expanded and enhanced the companies’ ability to provide top level services to businesses and individuals with oil and gas holdings. HMV is recognized as a regional firm with national capabilities as a member of RSM US Alliance – a premier affiliation of more than 75 independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States – since 2011. This affiliation gives us access to a full range of national and international capabilities.

Pentegra is a leading provider of retirement plan and fiduciary outsourcing solutions to banks nationwide. Pentegra makes offering a retirement plan easier for banks, with retirement plan solutions that, save time, eliminate work, and minimize risk and burdens by outsourcing key retirement plan responsibilities. As an institutional fiduciary, banks can transfer key retirement plan administrative responsibilities to Pentegra. These include completing and signing required filings and ensuring that plan responsibilities are handled correctly. For bankers, this simplifies the complex job of administering a retirement plan and minimizes risk. Think of it as an extra set of eyes on the plan. Key Benefits: Provides a level of comfort and relief; Key retirement plan responsibilities handled by Pentegra; Saves me time by transferring work to Pentegra; Reduces compliance burdens and removes liability; Eliminates complex responsibilities; Improves plan outcomes. Pentegra offers a comprehensive array of retirement plan solutions and the added advantage of 75+ years of working with banks nationwide. Together we’ll select the plan design, services and fiduciary support that brings your solution together seamlessly to drive successful outcomes. For more information, please contact Mark Hogan, or 1.513.259.9222.



SHAZAM’s the nation’s only independent, member-owned debit network, processor and core provider supporting community banks. We ensure our clients have the products and services they demand and expect in a cost-effective way. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Iowa, we’re a leader in payments and financial technology, with a simple mission: Strengthening community financial institutions. Visit us today at


    TIB is the largest and most trusted bankers’ bank in the country, serving more than 1,400 independent community banks across 49 states and Guam.  For nearly four decades, TIB has delivered everything from traditional correspondent lending support to the latest innovations in credit cards and operational services, capital markets, safekeeping, bond accounting, residential mortgage and more, TIB is the community banker’s one-stop shop for Trusted Partnership in every aspect of their business.  Please contact us at 800.288.4842 or visit us online at today.  We look forward to serving you!

Silver Level Sponsors

BKD is a trusted, national CPA & advisory firm that can help individuals and businesses realize their goals.  Financial institutions across the country depend on BDK as their CPA and advisory firm.  Offering an array of services - including audit and tax, internal audit, regulatory conmpliance, loan review, CECL consulting, cybersecurity, M&A consulting and strategic planning - BKD helps institutions manage risk, keep compliant & reach shareholder goals.  

By managing complex data generated from multiple client systems, HC3 helps financial institutions communicate with their customers. HC3 offers solutions for document redesign, intelligent marketing campaigns, and seamless delivery printed and digital communications. Through these customer-driven solutions, HC3 empowers financial institutions to give their customers a multi-channel document experience.

Premier Insights, Inc., is an analytical consulting and technology firm specializing in fair lending, CRA analysis, CECL compliance, market and economic research and risk analysis. The firm provides consulting services, a wide range of quantitative analyses and software solutions. Premier assists dozens of financial institutions each year navigate the treacherous regulatory landscape. Visit for more information. 

Shipping Sponsor

BHG has been lending since 2001 and is the #1 source for medical and professional loans across the country. Having underwritten over $25 billion in loans, we have gained unmatched insight into these borrowers. Today, more than 1,100 banks have partnered with BHG to buy these high-quality loans through our online loan hub. With record availability, outstanding performance and 3 - 6.5% return, now is the time to join the BHG Bank Network.

Bronze Sponsors

Duncan Williams

Louisiana Capital

Virtual Conference Platform Sponsor

Louisiana Bankers Service Corporation