Investar Welcomes Sheva DeMatteo as a Commercial Relationship Manager

Investar Welcomes Sheva DeMatteo as a Commercial Relationship Manager

March 15, 2022

New Orleans, La. – Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”) recently hired native New Orleanian Sheva DeMatteo as a Commercial Relationship Manager, Vice President. DeMatteo has nearly 30 years of experience in the banking industry. He joins Investar most recently from Capital One where DeMatteo was a private and business banker serving the needs of individuals, professionals and commercial clients throughout the New Orleans market.

As a Commercial Relationship Manager, DeMatteo is responsible for providing commercial clients, business owners and individuals with exceptional products and services to effectively operate and grow their businesses through loans, deposits, treasury management and all other banking services.

“I am excited to welcome Sheva to our team in New Orleans, and in particular have him located at our St. Charles Ave. branch to deliver the Investar brand of relationship focused banking,” Stephen Wessel, Eastern Region President, Investar, said. “With Sheva’s knowledge of the New Orleans community and our local industries, I know he will deliver clients and prospective clients a brilliant banking experience,” continued Wessel.

DeMatteo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University New Orleans. As a long time, New Orleans resident, he is active in the community supporting church and social organizations. He enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Photo Caption: Sheva DeMatteo, Commercial Relationship Manager/VP, Investar, New Orleans Market


Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”), had total assets of approximately $2.4 billion as of December 31, 2021. Investar is a full-service community bank headquartered in Baton Rouge, La. offering extensive banking products and services for individuals and businesses for 15 years. The Bank has 33 branches serving several markets across South Louisiana, Texas and Alabama. Investar Bank NMLS ID# 481188. Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit



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