2018 HR & Security Conference Held 

The annual LBA Human Resources & Security Conference was held July 26-27 at the New Orleans Ritz-Carlton. More than 100 bankers attended the conference, which featured breakout sessions on human resources and security topics as well as a joint session on understanding violence/active shooters and personal defense.

Thanks to this year’s sponsors!

3SI Security Systems 
Labarre Associates 
Ross & Yerger 

(above) Bankers are pictured at the Thursday joint session on understanding violence/active shooters and personal defense.

Pictured (above, from left) are Ben Gibbons of GMR, Rachelle Hebert of Farmers-Merchants Bank and Trust, Mary Gates of GMR and Chip Imrie of GMR.

Pictured (above, from left) are Tina Kaho of United Mississippi Bank, Parker Brumfield of Ross and Yerger and Travis Clayton of Ross and Yerger.

Pictured (above, from left) are Monty Adams Jr., of Caldwell Bank, Roger Clark of Labarre Associates, Angela Cannon of Labarre Associates and Phillip Kern of Labarre Associates.

Pictured (above, from left) are Kathryn Richard of Bank of Zachary, Dana Yarbrough of Investar Bank and Sandra Thornton of Bank of Zachary

Pictured (above) are Human Resources Session attendees.

Pictured (above, from left) are Matt Fruge of Lakeside Bank, Walt Davis of 3SI Security Systems and Joe Becnel of JD Bank.

(above, middle) Corporal/Detective Doug Alford of the Alexandria Police Department is presented with a plaque as the 2018 Law Enforcement Officer Distinguished Service Award Recipient. Also pictured is (remaining, from left) Carrie Roy of Red River Bank who nominated Alford and LBA Chief Operating Officer Ginger Laurent. The award presentation was held during lunch on Thursday.

Pictured (above, from left) are Judy Puissegur of Bank of Commerce and Trust Company and Bruce Maginnis of Gilsbar.

Pictured (above) are security officers in the morning Cyber Fraud session with Susan Wind.

(above, seated at table, from left) Banker panelists Tom Aldrich of Investar Bank, Nicole Zaunbrecher of IBERIABANK and Heather Gatte Roemer of Business First Bank participate in the Friday session on Human Resources Responsibilities in a Merger Panel Discussion. Kristy Touchet of Home Bank also participated as a panelist via Webex.