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FNB Announces Addition to Lake Charles Branch - Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Brian Abshire brings Executive and Professional Banking to Local Community Bank 


First National Bank is proud to announce that Brian Abshire has joined the growing organization at its Lakes Charles branch as an Executive and Professional Banker.  First National Bank, a bank with a strong background in portfolio management and commercial lending, has a long history in community style banking, with an emphasis on personalized service.  In making the change from his experience at larger corporate banks, Abshire supports the community banking philosophy of FNB. 

"Brian will provide our customers with expertise in private banking.  His knowledge in Private Banking will compliment the mission of First National Bank," says Randy Prather, President and Chief Executive Officer of FNB.

Abshire joins First National Bank from JP Morgan Chase in Lake Charles and Lafayette, where he served as a private banker. Abshire has over ten years of experience in the industry with both community and international banks located in Texas and Louisiana having studied at McNeese State University.  Additionally, Abshire is affiliated with a number of local civic organizations including the Young Men's Business Club, Crime Stoppers Board of Directors, the Lake Charles and Lafayette Rotary Clubs and other civic interests.