The Louisiana Banker Newsletter

for December 20, 2018

Staff Columns

LBA's Leadership School & a Conversation about Ethics

LBA Chief Executive Officer Robert Taylor
The 13th session of the LBA Leadership School concludes as I write this and it reminds me of several things to be grateful for.


LBA Chief Operating Officer Ginger Laurent
The magic of this most special season of the year is with us all and I hope that you keep this magic in your heart all year long.

Around the Capitol

LBA Director of Government Relations Joe Gendron
As we approach the end of another year, it is a good time to reflect on the happenings of the last 12 months and to evaluate successes, failures and ways to improve for the future.
The LBA is a nonprofit trade association with membership consisting of banks, savings banks and savings and loan associations operating in the state.

Association News

Social Media Connections

LBA Communications Coordinator Jayme Foster
The Ready Campaign offers the National Seasonal Preparedness Messaging Calendar that includes social media content and artwork organized to help promote preparedness all year long.
As John serves as LBA's Southwest Region Representative this year, he tells us about the biggest challenges he thinks banks face today and his goals for the Association for the upcoming year.

Education News

Gifts That Pay Off

LBA Education Administrator Lauren Brown
The holiday season has always had a magical feel, especially on Christmas morning opening gifts that Santa brought.
There are many accomplished bankers throughout the State of Louisiana.
Peter Drucker once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
Most of you are familiar with the ABA courses offered through the LBA. Today many bankers are opting for the online ABA classes or holding an ABA class in their bank.

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Job Opportunities

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LBA Products & Services

LBA associate members "associate" themselves with Louisiana's commercial banks and thrifts by monitoring developments in the banking industry with the information they receive from the Association.
The LBA has been able to negotiate lower prices and rates for a number of products and services.
From Thanksgiving Day through Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2017, more than 174 million Americans shopped in stores and online, spending an average of $335 per person.

Member Announcements

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Kim Brown and Lauren Brown celebrate their anniversaries with LBA this month.

Consultant Articles

Despite the emergence of innovative payment platforms and technology providers, more than a third of business-to-consumer disbursement payments are still made by check.