Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> April 19, 2004

Daryl Byrd – Iberiabank Corporation (ibkc)

DARYL G. BYRD is President and Chief Executive Officer of IBERIABANK and IBERIABANK Corporation, headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. He also serves on the Board of Directors for both IBERIABANK and IBERIABANK Corporation. Mr. Byrd earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Samford University in 1976 and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1978. Mr. Byrd began his banking career with Trust Company Bank of Georgia (now SunTrust) in 1980. In 1985, he moved from North Carolina, having worked for BB&T, to Louisiana to lead commercial lending activities for First National Bank of Lafayette, a subsidiary of First Commerce Corporation. In 1990, Mr. Byrd was named President and CEO of Rapides Bank and Trust Company in Alexandria, another First Commerce Corporation bank. In 1992, he moved to First National Bank of Commerce, the lead bank for First Commerce Corporation, as Executive Vice President in charge of commercial bank and mortgage banking groups. Following the First Commerce/Bank One merger, Mr. Byrd was named president and CEO of Bank One, Louisiana, New Orleans region. He joined IBERIABANK in mid-1999. Profile
TWST: We'd like to begin with a brief historical sketch of IBERIABANK

Corporation, and a picture of what you are doing at the present time.

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