Investar Welcomes John Campbell as New Chief Financial Officer

Investar Welcomes John Campbell as New Chief Financial Officer

January 23, 2023

Baton Rouge, La., January 23, 2023 – Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Campbell as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Campbell will report to President and Chief Executive Officer John D’Angelo and serve as a strategic and tactical business partner and advisor to management on financial and accounting leadership, business management, and regulatory compliance.

Mr. Campbell has more than 30 years of progressive financial leadership experience. He joins Investar from Laitram LLC, a global manufacturing company, where he served as Director of Accounting and Corporate Controller since 2005. Before joining Laitram LLC, he held leadership positions with Hibernia National Bank and Ernst & Young LLP.

“I have always been impressed by John’s breadth of knowledge, expertise, and ability to inspire his teams,” said Mr. D’Angelo. “His experience and accomplishments with Laitram, Hibernia and Ernst & Young align perfectly with Investar’s mission and strategic vision for the future.”     


John is a native of LaPlace, Louisiana, and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is active in the community serving on several boards and holding memberships with the Louisiana State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the US Financial Executive Group.

"I have followed the amazing growth of Investar Bank for many years. I know this was only possible with great people and a great culture. I'm excited about the opportunity to join the Investar team,” commented Mr. Campbell.



About Investar Bank

Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), the parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”), had total assets of approximately $2.7 billion as of September 30, 2022. Investar is a full-service community bank headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., offering extensive banking products and services for individuals and businesses for 16 years. The Bank has 31 branches serving markets across Louisiana, Texas and Alabama. Investar Bank NMLS ID# 481188. Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit