June 1, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ann Barilleaux, JD Bank
JD BANK ADDS JACKELYN GALLO TO TEAM TO LEAD EXPANSION IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
Jennings, LA – JD Bank is pleased to announce that Jackelyn Gallo has joined our team as Regional Market Executive. With the addition of Gallo, JD will expand its footprint to serve the personal and business financial needs of the Northshore and Baton Rouge market areas. “Jackelyn is a very talented banker who brings great energy and expertise as JD Bank begins to expand its presence beyond our current footprint. We anticipate seeking approval for loan and deposit production offices in Baton Rouge and the Northshore area of south Louisiana in the third quarter of 2022,” said Bruce W. Elder, JD Bank President & CEO.
Gallo is an accomplished and well respected banker in the Northshore and Greater New Orleans Metro Area. Over her 21 year banking career she has successfully developed and managed business banking professionals in the areas of portfolio management, relationship management, client experience, prospecting, profitability, monitoring, and risk management. As Regional Market Executive, she will lead our expansion efforts as we introduce the JD Bank brand of community banking in Southeast Louisiana. She will also serve as a commercial lender for this region and help customers meet their financial goals through the financing of commercial projects including real estate, equipment, operating lines of credit, and other business needs. “I am proud to join JD Bank at such an exciting time and bring our 75-year history of community banking to the Northshore and Baton Rouge markets. Having lived in both areas, this opportunity is a unique calling for me. As I joined the team, it was quickly apparent that everyone within the bank lives the culture of being client and community focused in everything we do. Our entire team is committed to the success of our growth across Southeast Louisiana as ‘Louisiana’s Community Bank’ where we are truly ‘Neighbors Banking on Neighbors,’” said Gallo.
Born and raised in the New Orleans Metro area, Gallo is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and received her MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University. Active in the community, she is a Board Member for the East St. Tammany Business Alliance, Founding Board Member of Bring It Home Northshore, and Board Member of Steel Mimosas, an organization of 100 women who collectively support local non-profit organizations. She and her husband Captain Mike Gallo have been married for over 20 years and enjoy spending time together fishing in the beautiful Louisiana marsh.
About JD Bank
Founded in 1947, JD Bank, Louisiana’s Community Bank, offers a variety of personal and commercial lending and deposit products through both physical and digital delivery channels. JD Bank also offers both trust and investment services. JD Bank operates through 21 full service branch offices located along the Interstate 10 corridor from Lake Charles to Lafayette, Louisiana. For more information, visit www.jdbank.com or call 800-789-5159. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.