Final Session of the Year Held for CEO, Sr. Lender & CFO Forums; Members Bid Farewell to Facilitator Paul Sims
The final 2017 sessions of the CEO, Sr. Lender and CFO Forums were held on November 1-3 at the LBA office. It also marked the last time Paul Sims of Guided Solutions facilitated the forums. Paul is retiring as forum facilitator. Many thanks to Paul for his 10+ years of work with LBA and Louisiana bankers. We wish him all the best! LBA will continue with the forums in 2018 with Kyle Waters and Andy Bower, both of Loan Evaluation Services, LLC as forum facilitators. For more information on the 2018 forums, please click here to contact the LBA.
(above) The LBA CEO Forum was held on November 1 at the LBA Office. Pictured are (from left) Danny Domingue of Farmers State Bank, Darryl Ellerbee of Delta Bank, Tom Martin of Gibsland Bank and Trust, Adrian Sandel of United Mississippi Bank, Ken Hale of BOM, Paul Sims (forum facilitator) of Guided Solutions, Brooks Lewis of Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Brandt Dufrene of First National Bank USA, Fred Mills of Farmers-Merchants Bank and Trust and Ron Samford of Metairie Bank and Trust.
(above) The LBA Sr. Lender Forum was held on November 2 at the LBA Office. Pictured are (back row, from left) Melvin Harvey of Bank of St. Francisville, Michael Gennaro of Metairie Bank and Trust, Jay Walker of South Louisiana Bank, Jim Purgerson of Citizens Bank and Trust, Leroy Cooley of Merchants and Farmers Bank and Trust, Larry Hensgens of Community First Bank, Tyler Murchison of BOM, Glenn Decou of Washington State Bank, (front row, from left) Keith Miller of BOM, Brian Nosacka of First National Bankers Bank, Kirk Maynard of Plaquemine Bank and Trust and Paul Sims (forum facilitator) of Guided Solutions.
(above) The LBA CFO Forum was held on November 3 at the LBA Office. Pictured are (back row, from left) John LeBlanc of Metairie Bank and Trust, Troy Courville of Bank of Sunset and Trust Company, Andy Gilbert of Gibsland Bank and Trust, Troy Kibodeaux of Farmers State Bank, Mark Maheu of First National Bank USA, (front row, from left) Jutta Codori of St. Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank, Heather Spillman of The Highlands Bank, Susie Rowe of Washington State Bank, Mark Lipa of BOM, Paul Sims (forum facilitator) of Guided Solutions, Brian Friend of Bank of Abbeville and Trust Company, Totsie Tempanaro of Plaquemine Bank and Trust, Shively Verrette of Lakeside Bank, John Ortis of Merchants and Farmers Bank and Trust, Greg Hollier of Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company and Julie Cervantes of Resource Bank.
(above) CFO Forum members have a little fun saying farewell to facilitator Paul Sims.