August 26, 2021

Contact: Ann Barilleaux, JD Bank
(337) 656-7326


Jennings, LA – JD Bank is pleased to announce that Lisa Fontenot-Sylvester has joined the JD Bank team as AVP Branch Manager of our Ville Platte Branch located at 1311 W. LaSalle St. A Ville Platte native, Fontenot-Sylvester has been a part of the local banking community for over 24 years. In her role as Branch Manager, she will oversee daily branch operations and serve as a lender for the local community. “Lisa’s commitment to the success of her customers make her the perfect addition to the JD Bank family,” said Dorene Gothreaux, Chief Retail Officer.

Fontenot-Sylvester is a graduate of Ville Platte High School and the Ville Platte Vocation Technical School. She is a 2015 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. “I am excited about the opportunity to help meet the financial needs of my local community and to continue to make a positive impact in Ville Platte,” said Fontenot-Sylvester.

Fontenot-Sylvester is a member and former President of the American Business Women’s Association Tournoi Charter Chapter and is an active volunteer for both Faith House and the American Red Cross. She and her husband have 7 children and 11 grandchildren.

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 or call 800-789-5159. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender

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