Investar Welcomes Eric Trainor as Specialty Finance Director

Investar Welcomes Eric Trainor as Specialty Finance Director

November 1, 2023

Baton Rouge, La., November 1, 2023 Investar Bank, National Association (NASDAQ: ISTR) (“Investar”) announced today that Eric Trainor has been hired as Specialty Finance Director. In this role, Trainor will lead all aspects of Investar’s lender financing program for various clients over multiple geographic regions.  His duties will include coordinating product partners such as treasury and derivatives to ensure ongoing sales and service. Trainor has 31 years of experience in the banking industry.

A native of Slidell, LA, Trainor earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University.

 “I am overjoyed to welcome Eric Trainor into the Investar family. With his extensive experience and industry knowledge, I am confident that Eric will be fundamental in the continued growth and success of Investar,” said John D’Angelo, Chief Executive Officer.



Photo Caption: Eric Trainor, Specialty Finance Director, Investar Bank


Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: ISTR), the parent company of wholly-owned subsidiary Investar Bank, National Association (“Investar”), had total assets of approximately $2.8 billion as of September 30, 2023. Investar is a full-service community bank headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., offering extensive banking products and services for individuals and businesses for 17 years. Investar Bank has 29 branches serving several markets across south Louisiana, Texas and Alabama. Investar Bank NMLS ID# 481188. Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit