Investar Bank Expanding Acadiana Footprint

Investar Bank Expanding Acadiana Footprint

October 1, 2019

New Location Slated to Open Fall 2019

Lafayette, La. – Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”) is excited to announce the renovation of a new branch located at 900 E. St. Mary Blvd. in Lafayette. Due to the visibility and traffic count in this area of town, we think it is conveniently located for many people and businesses living and working in the heart of Lafayette. This location will further enhance our footprint and allow additional access to our bank products and services for our customers. Investar currently has four locations in the Greater Acadiana market. The new branch will undergo renovations and is slated to open by the end of 2019. 

“We are very pleased to be expanding our presence in the Acadiana market by adding another branch in Lafayette. We’re committed to the community and look forward to providing more convenience to our customers with this new location as well as the opportunity to add new customers,” said Robert Lott, Acadiana Market President, Investar. 

“By adding this new location on E. St. Mary, we expand our reach into the heart of Lafayette. We’ll be conveniently located to the Oil Center, Medical District, ULL and Downtown,” said Jeff Blum, C&I Banking President, Investar. “The new branch will be fully staffed with highly experienced, local bankers. Also, our litigation finance team will be moving to this new location to be more centrally located to their clients,” continued Blum.

Investar currently has 24 locations across South Louisiana and Texas with plans to add more by the close of 2019. The Bank has been focused on growing its footprint across the Gulf South to provide the highest level of service to more customers. The Bank offers extensive banking products and services for individuals and businesses. For more information, contact us at 337.981.7827 or visit us online at


Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”), had total assets of approximately $2 billion as of June 30, 2019. Investar 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 24 branches: the Baton Rouge area (Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs, Port Allen, Gonzales, Prairieville, Jackson, Slaughter, St. Francisville, Zachary), Hammond, the Acadiana area (Lafayette, Ville Platte, Mamou, Pine Prairie) and the New Orleans area (Metairie, Elmwood, Mandeville) and three branches in Texas (Houston, Texas City, Dickinson). Investar Bank NMLS ID# 481188. Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit