LAFAYETTE, La., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Zanco, CPA, Chief Financial Officer of Home Bank, N.A., was honored with the Distinguished Public Service Award by the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). The award is the highest honor for public service leadership, impact, involvement and innovation of a Louisiana CPA. He will now be nominated for the 2016 American Institute of CPA's National Public Service Award.
"Joe embodies the spirit of service that drives our company," said John Bordelon, Home Bank President and CEO. "His humble and passionate leadership is having a tremendous impact far beyond our markets. His drive to serve others is an inspiration for many young leaders that want to make a positive difference in the world."
In the award announcement, the LCPA stated, "Zanco is leader, speaker, mentor, teacher and sponsor for encouraging a culture of personal responsibility and serving others in his community. From prison ministry to mentoring young leaders, to the many civic boards and committees he strengthens, Zanco's greatest contribution is the rippling effect of motivating and mentoring others to reach their full potential through serving others."
Zanco's volunteer service includes board of director roles with One Acadiana and Lafayette General Health.
In addition, he is actively involved with InnerFaith Prison Ministry, where he developed a financial literacy program to help inmates manage their finances upon release.
In 2012, he founded Lead the Change Now, an organization focused on inspiring and investing in servant leadership. Over the past four years, through Lead the Change Now, he has delivered impactful messages encouraging Americans to take ownership for reaching their full potential.
About Home Bank
Home Bank, a national bank headquartered in Lafayette, La. was chartered in 1908 and serves as the oldest financial institution founded in Lafayette Parish.
With 29 locations across South Louisiana and Western Mississippi, Home Bank is committed to serving the needs of its communities. Personal banking has always been Home Bank's trademark, and that tradition continues as we grow, invest and serve our clients and community. For more information about Home Bank, visit www.home24bank.com.
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SOURCE Home Bancorp, Inc.