IBERIABANK Names New Lafayette President

IBERIABANK (http://www.iberiabank.com/ ), the 118-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation , is pleased to announce the naming of Pete M. Yuan as President of Lafayette.

Current Lafayette President Pat Trahan will become Vice Chairman of the Lafayette market, where he will devote significant time to developing client relationships and ensuring that the Company is positioned appropriately in the Lafayette civic community.

Yuan most recently served as Senior Vice President in the Commercial Banking Group for JPMorgan Chase (formally Bank One) in Austin, Texas.

With eighteen years of commercial banking experience, Yuan joins IBERIABANK with a background in client relationship development and expansion, bank strategic planning, and team management. Client management experience ranges from private family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Yuan joined First Commerce Corporation in New Orleans in 1993, which subsequently became Bank One/JPMorgan Chase. At First Commerce, Yuan built a strong skill set in analyzing middle-market company financing needs from both the company and business owner perspectives, as well as managing diverse client relationships. He also managed First Commerce's Commercial Banking Group in Shreveport and served a two-year assignment in a statewide Strategic Planning role. Yuan began his career at Bank of America (formally NationsBank) as a relationship manager within the Energy Banking Group.

"We are thrilled that Pete has agreed to join our team and the Acadiana community," says Daryl Byrd, President and CEO of IBERIABANK. "A former colleague of many of us, Pete is an extraordinary banker and experienced leader. His tremendous energy and enthusiasm will continue to enhance the growth of our Lafayette franchise."

Byrd continues, "We believe our ability to attract such tremendous talent is a reflection of the quality team we have in place and the attractive community in which we live. We welcome Pete, his wife, Tracy, and their two daughters to Lafayette."

Yuan's most recent community involvement includes his role as President of the Board for Any Baby Can of Austin, Inc., a non-profit agency whose mission is to ensure that children reach their full potential through education, therapy and family support.

IBERIABANK Corporation is the third largest Louisiana-based bank holding company. IBERIABANK operates 22 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 June 30, 2005, were $2.7 billion and deposits were $2.02 billion. To learn more about IBERIABANK, visit us on the web at www.iberiabank.com .


CONTACT: Daryl Byrd, President and CEO, +1-337-521-4003, or Beth Ardoin,
Director of Communications, +1-337-521-4701, both of IBERIABANK