IBERIABANK Announces New Orleans Market Leadership Changes

Thomas Mabon, IBERIABANK Senior Vice President and Business Banking Group Manager

NEW ORLEANS – IBERIABANK, the 129-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, announced the promotions of Thomas Mabon as Senior Vice President and Business Banking Group Manager, and Christopher LeBato as Senior Vice President and Retail Market Manager, in New Orleans.

         Mabon has over 26 years of experience in banking and finance and joined IBERIABANK in June 2015 to develop and roll-out IBERIABANK’s International capabilities. In addition to continuing to manage IBERIABANK’s International efforts, Mabon will assume the responsibility of the New Orleans Business Banking Group Manager, where he will manage and lead a team of 8 business bankers. Mabon holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Emory University and Georgetown University, respectively, and completed The Wharton School’s Executive Management Program at The University of Pennsylvania. Mabon is a current Board member of the New Orleans Business Alliance, a former director of the World Trade Center, a former member of the Tulane University Medical Center, Business Council of New Orleans, and Tulane University’s President’s Council.

         LeBato has ten years of banking experience in both Retail and Commercial banking. LeBato was hired by IBERIABANK to open the flagship St. Charles Avenue Branch in 2012, and most recently served as a Commercial Relationship Manager. With his promotion to Retail Market Manager for IBERIABANK’s New Orleans market, Chris will oversee operation, staffing and business development across the New Orleans Market branch network. LeBato is a graduate of Spring Hill College and a longtime resident of New Orleans. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Board of Youth Empowerment Project, a Board member and treasurer for Network Volunteers, a member of the New Orleans Young Leadership Council and a graduate of The Committee for a Better New Orleans’ 2014 Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum. LeBato is also a member of the 2017 class of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute and recently received his Certified Commercial Investment Membership designation.

         “I am excited about the promotions of Tom and Chris,” Hunter G. Hill, New Orleans Market President, said. “They are both valuable members of the IBERIABANK team and have done tremendous work in our market as we’ve expanded and grown. Each of them brings vast experience and strong leadership skills, and our market will continue to see great growth with them leading our retail and business banking efforts.”

         IBERIABANK Corporation is a financial holding company with 299 combined offices, including 199 bank branch offices and three loan production offices in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Florida, and Georgia, 22 title insurance offices in Arkansas and Louisiana, and mortgage representatives in 67 locations in 10 states. The Company has seven locations with representatives of IBERIA Wealth Advisors in five states, and one IBERIA Capital Partners, L.L.C. office in New Orleans.

         The Company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "IBKC."

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Christopher LeBato, IBERIABANK Senior Vice President and Retail Market Manager

 

 

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