March 28, 2022

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


Jennings, LA – JD Bank is pleased to announce that Lucas Tate has joined the JD Bank team as AVP Branch Manager of our Mamou Office located at 609 Main St. Tate has more than 20 years of banking expertise. In his role as Branch Manager he will oversee daily branch operations and serve as a lender for the local community.  “Lucas is motivated to provide quality financial service to the Mamou community,” said Kitty Jo Deshotel, SVP Regional Retail Manager. “His diverse banking knowledge and connection to Mamou made him the perfect fit for leading our Mamou office.”

A McNeese State University graduate, Tate began his banking career in 2001 and has worked as a Branch Manager, Loan Officer and Commercial Relationship Manager. In addition to his lending experience, Tate is Notary and holds a property, casualty and life insurance license.  “The financial needs of our agricultural communities are unique. As a native of Ville Platte and raised in the cattle business, I understand these distinctive needs and look to establish relationships that will promote the growth of our community,” said Tate.

Active in the community, Tate is a board member for the Mamou Homerun Club, a member of the Mamou Quarterback Club, and a Dixie Youth Certified Umpire. Tate has two children and enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, cooking and raising cattle.

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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