LAKE CHARLES, La. –  JD Bank has turned to an experienced banking professional to strengthen our commercial lending division at the Highway 14 branch in Lake Charles. Mark F. Lewis has 25-years of banking experience and has been hired as Vice President and Commercial Lender.

In this role, Lewis will oversee commercial and small business lending and business development in the Southwest Louisiana area. “I’ve served my entire professional life in banking and, as a commercial lender, it’s so exciting to see successful businesses thrive in our community, and to know our bank played a role in that success is such a great feeling,” said Lewis. “Joining the team at JD Bank is a dream come true for me. We’re more than just bankers, we’re neighbors and friends.”

Lewis is a life-long resident of Lake Charles and graduated from Washington-Marion High School. He attended McNeese State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in General Business Administration. Lewis has received certification in Financial Statement Analysis and Business Credit Training from Omega Performance, an industry leader in skills development for commercial lenders.

Lewis is a perfect fit for Louisiana’s Community Bank. He is a dedicated Board member of Lake Charles Kiwanis North and also serves on the Board of directors for SWLA Center for Health Services. Lewis attends Bethel Metropolitan Baptist Church where he serves as a Trustee in the Men’s Ministry.

About JD Bank

Founded in 1947, JD Bank, Louisiana’s Community Bank, offers personal and business banking services across Southwest Louisiana and Acadiana, and the latest in online and mobile banking. For more information, visit or call 800-789-5159. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.


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