John LeBlanc

CEO of Metairie Bank | New Orleans 500 Close-Up August 2023

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Education: University of New Orleans (BS)

Go-to Restaurant: Katie’s

Best Fest: French Quarter Fest

Hidden Gem: The Midway on Freret

Advice: “Be honest. Be sincere. Be genuine.”

Best Part of the Job: “I love the people I get to spend my days with.”

History: Worked 23 years at Bank of New Orleans

Did you know? This local banking veteran assumed his current role in February 2022. He has served as the chairperson of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the executive leadership council of the American Cancer Society. Founded in 1947, Metairie Bank claims total assets over $600 million and operates nine branches spread across both sides of Lake Pontchartrain.


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