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Press Releases

Louisiana Bankers Association Elects 2017-2018 Officers, Board Members


5/13/2017
Ken Hale, president and chief executive officer of BOM in Natchitoches, was installed as the 2017-2018 chairman of the Louisiana Bankers Association.

Louisiana Bankers Education Council 2017 Officers Elected


12/19/2016
Adam Johnston of First Guaranty Bank in Oil City and Benton has been elected president of the LBEC.

LBA CEO Robert Taylor elected Chairman of GSB at LSU Board


10/19/2016
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.

Letter to the Editor Submission: Recent flooding shows need to improve NFIP's flawed flood mapping


8/25/2016
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.

Letter to the Editor submission: Thank You Rep. Gene Reynolds for your financial literacy legislation


7/28/2016
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.