Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Investar Bank NA, which has banking offices in the Houston region, has promoted Holly Hidalgo-DeKeyzer to chief banking officer. She will lead the bank’s consumer lending, retail, and business banking teams.
Hidalgo-DeKeyzer has been with Investar Bank since its founding in 2006, serving as the central region president. Under her leadership, the region became Investar Bank’s largest region in its operating footprint. Before joining Investar Bank, she spent 18 years at Hibernia National Bank.
“Holly has been with Investar since its inception, and her experience, knowledge and dedication to customer service make her the perfect fit for this critical role,” says John D’Angelo, CEO.
A native of New Orleans, Hidalgo-DeKeyzer graduated from the University of Louisiana–Lafayette with a BS degree in finance. She is active in the community serving on several boards, including the St. Joseph’s Academy Mothers Club board and the Baton Rouge Symphony board. She is also involved in various charities, including the Bella Bowman Foundation and the American Heart Association.
Established in 2006, Investar Bank has 28 branches serving several markets across southern Louisiana, Texas and Alabama.