IBERIABANK (http://www.iberiabank.com/ ), the 118-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation
The regional group joins IBERIABANK from Whitney Bank where they managed a large number of regional commercial relationships. At IBERIABANK, the team will manage commercial relationships throughout South Louisiana and, on a limited basis, Southern Texas. They will be based out of New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Browning served as Manager of the Regional and National Department at Whitney Bank for the past 15 years with Figures as his Administrative Assistant. A native of New Orleans, his knowledge of the marketplace, the community and his clients brings tremendous value to IBERIABANK as it continues its commercial expansion efforts.
Santa Cruz also comes from Whitney where he managed large regional and national commercial relationships. Prior to Whitney, he was with Freeport McMoran, Inc. as Treasury Analyst for the Fortune 500 Company. Santa Cruz is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he received his MBA in Finance. He is also a graduate of Banking School at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
"This dynamic group adds extraordinary talent and experience to our team," says Michael Brown, President of IBERIABANK in South Louisiana. "They will certainly accelerate the growth of our expanding franchises in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and throughout South Louisiana, even into Southern Texas."
IBERIABANK Corporation is the second 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 September 30, 2005, were $2.8 billion. To learn more about IBERIABANK, visit us on the web at http://www.iberiabank.com/ .
SOURCE: IBERIABANK Corporation
CONTACT: Beth Ardoin, Director of Communications of IBERIABANK
Corporation, +1-337-521-4701; or Michael Brown, President of IBERIABANK, South
Web site: http://www.iberiabank.com/