July 15, 2020

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


Jennings, LA – Lori Mitchell has joined JD Bank as SVP Commercial Lender. Mitchell will be located at the JD Bank Sulphur Branch located at 2905 Maplewood Drive. With over 38 years of experience in the banking industry, she works with business customers throughout SWLA to help them meet their financial goals through the financing of commercial real estate including rental investments, subdivision development, spec homes, RV Parks, and many other business needs. “Lori is a talented community banker with exceptional lending skills. We are delighted to have her return to our team and look forward to her growth and success at JD Bank,” said JD Bank President & CEO, Bruce W. Elder.

Mitchell started her banking career in 1980 as a teller and worked her way up through the ranks as a collector, loan associate, appraisal reviewer, compliance assistant, and consumer lender. In 1995, she
was hired by JD Bank and during her 17-year career served as Branch Manager for the Sulphur and Kinder branches and Commercial Lender for the Kirby St. Branch in Lake Charles. Most recently, she worked as a Commercial Lender for Pedestal Bank for six years before returning to JD Bank. “I am excited to be back home and look forward to maintaining close banking relationships with my customers,” said Mitchell.

Mitchell and her husband, Billy, reside in DeQuincy and have three married children and nine grandchildren. She is active in the community as a member of the DeQuincy Federated Service League, Secretary/Treasurer for the DeQuincy Veterans Organization, and teaches preschool for her church, Crosspoint Community Church.

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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