Investar Bank Promotes Marcantel to Evangeline Market President

April 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM EDT

Baton Rouge, La. Investar Bank has promoted Matthew “Matt” Marcantel to Evangeline Market President and Senior Vice President. For the past seven years he has served as the Branch Manager of Investar’s Pine Prairie location. Marcantel will oversee the commercial relationship managers in Evangeline Parish while managing a lending portfolio and developing new relationships. He will also oversee the mortgage and retail teams in Evangeline. Marcantel has more than 30 years’ experience in banking, specifically in retail, credit and lending.

“It is always exciting and rewarding to promote great talent from within our organization. Matt has shown dedication and serves his customers with superior customer service,” Robert Lott, Acadiana Market President and SVP, Investar Bank, said. “Matt is a talented and committed team member and I am confident that he will grow business using his strong work ethic,” Lott continued.

Marcantel resides in Oakdale with his family. He is involved in the community and currently serves as the Oakdale Lions Club Vice President. He has also coached softball at Pine Prairie High School and Sacred Heart High School in Ville Platte.

Matt Marcantel photo


Photo Caption: Matt Marcantel, Evangeline Market President/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 Dec. 31, 2017. 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