Investar Bank Welcomes New Mortgage Loan Officer

December 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM PST

Baton Rouge, La. Investar Bank recently hired Kim Hoang as a Mortgage Loan Officer and Vice President to serve the Baton Rouge and New Orleans markets. Hoang has nearly 20 years’ experience specializing in mortgage lending, and brings knowledge of business banking. Hoang joins Investar from Home Bank where she served as a Mortgage Banker.

As a Mortgage Loan Officer, Hoang is responsible for growing Investar’s mortgage loan portfolio and supporting the branch network by developing business contacts and enhancing current relationships and attracting new mortgage customers all while delivering superior customer service. She excels in meeting and exceeding her clients’ mortgage needs.

“Kim is a wonderful addition to the Investar team. She is an experienced banker with a positive attitude and outgoing personality that allows her to make lasting relationships with her clients,” Ryan Finnan, Consumer and Business Banking President, Investar Bank, said. “She is always looking for new opportunities to grow the customer base and brings a wealth of knowledge and professionalism to Investar,” continued Finnan.

Hoang is bilingual and provides support for the Vietnamese community in various ways. She assists with translation for financial education and banking services in her community, as well as helping new immigrants with their English. Hoang is a parishioner of St. George Catholic Church and spends time volunteering for various church and school activities. She also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. Hoang holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University.

Photo Caption: Kim P. Hoang, Mortgage Loan Officer/VP, Investar Bank, Baton Rouge Market
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Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, had total assets of approximately $1.5 billion as of Sept. 30, 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 .