MidSouth Bank Director of M&A Lorraine Miller Expands Role to Treasurer
LAFAYETTE, La., Feb. 15, 2013
LAFAYETTE, La., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.
("MidSouth") (NYSE MKT: MSL) announced today that Lorraine Miller, MidSouth
Bank's Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, has assumed additional
responsibilities as Treasurer.
Miller, who initially worked as a consultant for MidSouth Bank since November
2009, joined the bank three years ago as Senior Vice President and Director of
Mergers and Acquisitions, at the time a newly created position with primary
responsibility for all financial aspects of the acquisition process. Since
then she has played a key role helping double the bank's size to nearly $2
billion in assets by guiding it through four transactions, including its
biggest to date: a $40 million merger with the 15-branch Peoples State Bank of
She retains the M&A Director title and role with the bank and as Treasurer now
assumes responsibility for management of its investment portfolio and
asset/liability management function.
Miller, who is based in Atlanta, reports to the bank's Chief Financial
Officer, Jim McLemore.
From 1986 to 2002 Miller was a senior sell-side equity research analyst
following consumer product companies for Robinson-Humphrey and SunTrust
Equitable Securities. Her research was recognized through inclusion to the
Institutional Investor's All-American Research Team and The Wall Street
Journal's All-Star Analysts Team. During this period, she participated in
numerous capital market transactions, including both equity capital and debt
financing, as well as assisting on merger and acquisition transactions. From
2002 to 2009, she was Senior Vice President and Director of Investor Relations
for West Point Home and Security Bank Corp., where she had direct
responsibility for all external financial communications, was the primary
spokeswoman and a liaison with the board of directors regarding strategic
issues including capital structure and acquisitions and divestitures.
Miller earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Emory
University and an MBA from Georgia State University. She is a Charter
Financial Analyst and member of the CFA Institute and the Atlanta Financial
About MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.
MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in
Lafayette, Louisiana, with assets of $1.9 billion as of December 31, 2012.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A., MidSouth offers a
full range of banking services to commercial and retail customers in Louisiana
and Texas. MidSouth Bank currently has 59 banking centers in Louisiana and
Texas and is connected to a worldwide ATM network that provides customers with
access to more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Additional corporate
information is available at www.midsouthbank.com.
SOURCE MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.
Contact: Investors, Rusty Cloutier, President & CEO, or Jim McLemore, CFA, Sr.
EVP & CFO, +1-337-237-8343
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