July 6, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ann Barilleaux, JD Bank
JD BANK ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS IN ACADIANA
Jennings, LA – JD Bank is pleased to announce the promotions of Commercial Lenders, Kevin Caswell, Lafayette, Tina Vidrine, Opelousas, Mike Comeaux and Chad Hebert, both of New Iberia, to Senior Vice President. Caswell, Vidrine, Comeaux and Hebert joined JD Bank’s Commercial Lending department in 2014. “JD Bank has a talented Commercial Lending team in our Acadiana market and these promotions are well-deserve,” said Bruce W. Elder, JD Bank President and CEO. “With their combined experience and expertise in the banking industry, I look forward to the continued growth and success of our Acadiana branches.”
Caswell has more than 30 years of banking experience and specializes in commercial lending in Lafayette and the surrounding area. A Commercial Lender for the past 25 years, Caswell began his banking career as a Credit Analyst, earning the position of Senior Analyst and Credit Analysis Department Manager. From this role he transitioned into commercial lending and was credited with beginning the Commercial Banking Department for Teche Federal Bank. Caswell is active in the Lafayette community serving on the Board of Goodwill of Acadiana and the Rotary Club of Lafayette.
Vidrine has over 40 years of banking experience and specializes in commercial lending in St. Landry Parish. She has served as a Commercial Lender for the past 20 years. She previously supervised loan operations and worked with the loan review, credit analysis and special assets departments. Vidrine is very active in the Opelousas community. She is a member and Past President of the Opelousas Rotary Club receiving the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award. Vidrine is a graduate of LSU’s Graduate School of Banking and Leadership St. Landry.
Comeaux has 27 years of experience as a Commercial Lender and over 40 years of banking experience. Comeaux has held various roles throughout his career, including Credit/Collections and Secondary Market Lending. He is active in the New Iberia community through his involvement with the Optimist Club and the Knights of Columbus. He also served on the Iberia Youth Football Associate Board, the Evangeline Little League Board, and was a United Way Division Co-Chairman. Mike is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana, LSU’s Graduate School of Banking and Oklahoma State University’s Commercial Lending School.
Hebert has 30 years of banking experience and has held numerous roles through his career in Collections/Recovery, as an Assistant Manager and as a Branch Manager. He has worked as a Commercial Lender for the past 19 years. Hebert is active in the Acadiana community by serving on the Board and as past Chairman of Goodwill Industries of Acadiana, the Acadiana March of Dimes Revenue Board, and is Chair-Elect of Cadence of Acadiana. Hebert is a graduate of Leadership Iberia.
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.