Arkansas: Meador Named Central Arkansas Market President for Louisiana’s IberiaBank

Jay Meador has been appointed executive vice president and Central Arkansas market president of Lafayette, Louisiana-based IberiaBank. He has served as senior vice president and commercial relationship manager at IberiaBank for eight years. Prior to that, Meador served as Pine Bluff-based Simmons Bank’s commercial lending manager, responsible for the bank’s Central Arkansas commercial banking division. He also served as the Arkansas private banking president at Simmons Bank.

“We are excited to have Jay lead our Central Arkansas region,” says Greg Smithers, Arkansas and Tennessee regional president. “Arkansas remains important to our organization and Jay’s extensive years in commercial and private banking leadership roles will leverage the strong momentum that our Central Arkansas team has experienced. He knows this region very well and brings a great deal of experience and connectivity to clients and the community from his banking career.”

Meador earned an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and an MBA degree from Vanderbilt University.

Founded in 1887, IberiaBank operates locations in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, Missouri and New York.

Published in Bankers Digest May 6, 2019