About b1Bank

Be Uncomplicated

Our mission is to be the financial institution of choice for enterprises, their owners and employees.

By delivering the best banking solutions available, including personal and commercial banking, treasury management and wealth solutions, our talented and empowered employees are able to assist b1BANK clients with reaching their financial goals.

In addition to offering our clients a superior level of customer service and a diverse product set designed to get the job done, b1BANK aims to provide a safe and rewarding workplace for our dedicated and highly skilled employees.

We bank for the individual, the small business, the doers, the go-getters and the ones who just get it done.


Executive Team

Jude Melville
President & CEO

Greg Robertson
EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Philip Jordan
EVP, Chief Banking Officer

Keith Mansfield
EVP, Chief Operations Officer

Mark Folse
EVP, Chief Risk Officer

Warren McDonald
EVP, Chief Credit Officer

Jesse Jackson
EVP and President, Financial Institutions Group

Mimi Singer Lee
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Don Hingle
EVP, Director of Market Expansion

Alicia Robertson
EVP, Chief Treasury Management, Private Banking and Wealth Solutions Officer

Heather Roemer
SVP, Director of Corporate Governance & President of b1 Foundation

Christopher Keene
Regional President, Greater New Orleans Region

Chip Ourso
Regional President, Bayou Region

Michael Nizzo
Regional President, Capital Region

Poncho Seaford
Regional President, SWLA Region

Jason Siegele
Regional President, Dallas/Fort Worth Region

Chad Carter
Regional President, North Louisiana Region

Adam Richardson
Market President, Monroe & West Monroe

Mike Burton
Market President, Minden

Art Carmody
Market President, Shreveport 

Sonny Gascon
Market President, West Baton Rouge 

Chris Shaw
Managing Director, Dallas

Donnie Landry
Market President, Lafayette

Jeffrey Davis
Market President, Lake Charles/Sulphur

Chris Palermo
Market President, Metairie

Board of Directors

Bob Greer
Board Chairman

Buddy Roemer
Chairman Emeritus

J.J. Buquet

Carol Calkins

Ricky Day

Jude Melville
Director, President & CEO

Mark Folse
Director, EVP, Cheif Risk Officer, Chair of Risk Committee

Vernon Johnson

Rolfe McCollister

Andrew McLindon

Patrick Mockler
Director & Chair of Compensation Committee 

David Montgomery
Director & Chair of Audit Committee

Art Price
Director & Chair of ALCO

Kenneth Smith

Keith Tillage

Steve White
Director & Chair of Nominating and Corporate Governance