BATON ROUGE, La., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Bond, Executive Vice President and Capital Region Chief Executive Officer of Business First Bank, today introduced Lawrence "Sonny" Gascon as President of the West Baton Rouge market.
"Sonny's promotion is indicative of our long-term commitment to the West Baton Rouge market," said Bond. "Sonny is uniquely qualified for this role. Being a lifelong resident of West Baton Rouge Parish, he understands the needs and opportunities in this market very well."
Gascon is a 30-year veteran of the Greater Baton Rouge business community, with 13 years in banking. He graduated from LSU in 1983 and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has been active in Junior Achievement for 10 years and is a former member of the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission and former Alderman for the town of Brusly.
About Business First Bank
Business First Bank operates 18 offices, including 16 banking centers, one loan production office and one wealth solutions 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 Baton Rouge Business Report's Top Companies to Work For in 2014 and 2015.
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