IBERIABANK Names Shreveport Market President

IBERIABANK (http://www.iberiabank.com/ ), the 118-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation , is pleased to announce the naming of Mark D. Evans as President of the Shreveport market.

Evans joins the IBERIABANK team from AmSouth Bank in Shreveport where he served as Senior Vice President and Commercial Sales Manager responsible for North and Central Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas.

"Mark is a great addition to our exceptional team in the Shreveport market," says Daryl Byrd, President and CEO of IBERIABANK. "His commercial banking experience, leadership capabilities, and relationships in the community will continue to help drive the continued growth we plan to achieve in Shreveport. We look forward to continuing to expand our presence to serve our clients well through additional strategic hires and branch locations."

"Robin Kavanaugh, who led our entry into the market, will continue to serve as the bank's Senior Credit Officer for North Louisiana and Institutional Banking," Byrd adds. "His credit responsibilities have greatly increased with our recent acquisition of American Horizons Bank in Monroe."

"I see great opportunities to establish and expand banking relationships in this region," says Evans. "I am excited to have been given the opportunity to continue building from a great base established by Robin Kavanaugh and Pat Yates."

Before AmSouth, Evans was a top performing Corporate Banker at Bank One in Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of Baylor University and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking.

Evans is an active member of the Summer Grove Baptist Church and is past President of the Shreveport/Bossier Executives Association. He served on the Board of Directors for the Independence Bowl Foundation and the Board of Directors of Holiday and Dixie. He is also a past board member of the Baylor Alumni Association.

IBERIABANK Corporation is the third largest Louisiana-based bank holding company. IBERIABANK operates more than 20 branch offices in Acadiana, eight branch offices in the greater New Orleans area, 12 in the Monroe/Ruston region, one in Baton Rouge and one in downtown Shreveport. Total assets at March 31, 2005, were $2.7 billion and deposits were $2.0 billion. To learn more about IBERIABANK, visit us on the web at http://www.iberiabank.com/ .


CONTACT: Daryl G. Byrd, President and Chief Executive Officer,
+1-337-521-4003, or Beth Ardoin, Director of Communications, +1-337-521-4701,
both of IBERIABANK Corporation