Joining Colomb at the 200 W. Port St. location is Karen L. Melancon, who was hired as vice president and commercial lender.
Colomb is in charge of the daily operations of the St. Martinville center and is working to develop new business in the market. She previously was banking center manager at the Super 1 Foods location in New Iberia and has been with MidSouth since 2004, having joined part-time while in college.
A Church Point native, Colomb has a bachelor’s degree in business management from UL Lafayette.
Melancon is serving existing commercial clients in the St. Martinville area and working to recruit new business customers to the bank. For the past 28 years, she was employed by First Louisiana National Bank and before that was with St. Martin Bank for nine years. She has almost two decades of commercial lending experience.
Melancon has completed various banking courses and programs, including the Bankers School for Supervisory Training. A Catahoula native, she now lives in St. Martinville.
MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, with assets of $1.4 billion as of March 31, 2012. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A., MidSouth offers a full range of banking services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana and Texas. MidSouth Bank has 40 banking centers in Louisiana and Texas and is connected to a worldwide ATM network that provides customers with access to more than 43,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Additional corporate information is available at www.midsouthbank.com.