Community Trust Bank Announces The Addition Of Courtney Garner, Vice President Commercial Relationship Banker

FORT WORTH, TX – March 5, 2012

Community Trust Bank announced that Courtney Garner has joined the bank as Vice President/Commercial Relationship Banker. In this role, Garner is responsible for generating loans and deposits from middle market companies, focusing her efforts primarily in the Fort Worth/Tarrant County market.

“Courtney is a tremendous addition to our Community Trust Bank relationship banking team,” said Grant James, Tarrant County President, Community Trust Bank. “With her proven record of success and more importantly, a banking vision that parallels our own, she will help us continue to build important and meaningful relationships within our community.”

Before joining Community Trust Bank, Garner spent more than five years with BBVA Compass in multiple roles, most recently as Vice President Commercial Lending. Her career began at JP Morgan Chase as a Financial Analyst in 2000, completing the bank's training program in New York, then returning to the Dallas office.

Courtney is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a bachelor's degree in finance.

About Community Trust Bank
Community Trust Bank, a century old, Louisiana-chartered bank, provides a wide range of traditional banking services with 30 banking centers throughout north Louisiana, north Texas, and north and central Mississippi. Community Trust Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Trust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company with assets over $2.5 billion. Community Trust Financial Corporation’s common stock is not listed on any exchange and is traded through individually negotiated transactions. To learn more, visit Community Trust’s website at