Investar Bank Promotes Graff to Retail Manager

May 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Baton Rouge, La. Investar Bank has recently promoted Renee Graff to Retail Manager. Graff has nearly 15 years banking experience and has served Investar for nearly eight of those years in various roles ranging from Controller to Director of Internal Audit. She has most recently been active in serving the retail branches, especially onboarding new branch locations from recent bank acquisitions. She is responsible for the development of the retail team including sales growth and customer service strategies, innovation and implementation of product offerings and expansion of branch and retail channels. Graff will remain involved in overseeing mortgage operations.

“We are pleased to announce Renee’s promotion to Retail Manager. Her role will focus on providing exceptional customer service strategies across our retail markets,” Ryan Finnan, Business and Consumer Banking President, EVP. “It is exciting to watch employees grow in their professional careers at Investar where employees matter and it is known that they make a difference. We operate on a team-based model and our growth is evident of this philosophy,” Finnan continued.

Graff is highly involved in the community serving several non-profit organizations – Board Member for Junior Achievement GBR & Acadiana, Audit Committee Member for Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge and St. Aloysius Church Parish Leadership Commission. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University. Graff holds a Certification in Internal Audit (CIA) and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) designations. She resides in Baton Rouge with her husband and two daughters.

Renee Graff

Photo Caption: Renee Graff, Retail Manager/SVP, Investar Bank


Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, had total assets of approximately $1.6 billion as of March 31, 2018. Investar Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered in Baton Rouge, La. offering extensive banking products and services for individuals and businesses for over 10 years. The Bank serves several markets across South Louisiana with 20 branches: the Baton Rouge area (four branches in Baton Rouge, one in Denham Springs, one in Port Allen, one in Gonzales, one in Prairieville, one in Jackson, one in Slaughter, one in St. Francisville & one in Zachary), Hammond, the Acadiana area (one in Lafayette, one in Ville Platte, one in Mamou and one in Pine Prairie) and the New Orleans area (one in Metairie, one in Elmwood and one in Mandeville). Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit .


Lisa O'Deay