Business First Bank announces addition of Wealth Solutions Group financial advisory team; opens additional offices in Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Houma and Thibodaux

Feb 17, 2016, 12:58 ET from Business First Bank

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Klor, director of Business First Bank's Wealth Solutions Group, today announced the addition of the financial advisory team of Brandon LeBlanc, Ryan Gill and Casey Roberson to provide wealth solutions services within the bank's Baton Rouge, Houma and Thibodaux markets. 

"As Louisiana's leading business-focused community bank," said Klor, "we provide value to our clients throughout their professional and personal journeys. Bringing on a seasoned team allows us to further tailor the assistance we can offer our clients given their unique needs, whether that be building a financial foundation early in life; most effectively growing opportunities in their prime earning years; or protecting, transitioning and enjoying those earned assets later in life."

Brandon LeBlanc and Casey Roberson have joined the Baton Rouge office as Financial Consultants. Ryan Gill has joined the Houma and Thibodaux offices as Financial Consultant and Ashley Babin as Client Service Associate. 

LeBlanc holds a bachelor of business administration in management from University of Louisiana at Lafayette and coaches the Baton Rouge Bandits Youth Baseball team. Roberson holds a bachelor of business administration in finance from University of Louisiana at Monroe and is active in the YMCA and Habitat for Humanity. Both bankers bring over 18 combined years of experience in Baton Rouge-area investment and customer relations. Gill holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is active in Our Lady of Mercy Men's Club and Youth Baseball. 

About Business First Bank
Business First Bank is the largest community bank headquartered in Baton Rouge and one of the top 10 institutions (by size) headquartered in Louisiana. Business First Bank operates 17 offices, including 16 banking centers and one loan production office, in seven markets across Louisiana. Business First Bank provides commercial and personal banking, treasury management and wealth solutions services to private businesses and their owners, operators, executives and employees. It was chosen as one of American Banker magazine's Top 40 Banks to Work For in 2014. Business First Bank was also chosen as one of Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's Top Companies to Work for in 2014 and 2015.

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