Community Trust Bank names Holly Reed Vice President/Business Development Banker

Community Trust Bank announced Holly Reed has joined the bank as Vice President/ Business Development Banker.

Reed brings a wealth of marketing expertise and experience to the position. In her role at Community Trust Bank, Reed will contribute to the growth and promotion of the rapidly growing institution through support of business development programs, activities, and involvement in community affairs.

Before joining the Community Trust Bank team, Reed was responsible for generating new sales and enhancing customer and vendor relationships for Benco Dental and Patterson Dental. She has also been very active in local civic organizations and the arts as a member of the Junior League of Dallas, and serving as historian for the Junior Group of the Dallas Symphony.

“Our strategy is simple: Increase the focus on growing and strengthening our company and our community. With Holly Reed on the Community Trust Bank team, we can increase our capability to provide industry-leading customer service and products that benefit our clients,” said Van Pardue, President, Community Trust Bank. “Holly’s demonstrated focus on customer needs and relationships is a perfect fit with our bank’s client-driven business philosophy.”

Reed received her BA, followed by her MBA with a specialty in marketing, from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA, Reed’s hometown. She will be based at the Community Trust Bank’s Dallas Financial Center in Dallas, Texas.

About Community Trust Bank

Community Trust Bank is a Louisiana chartered bank that provides a wide range of traditional banking services in 28 banking centers throughout north Louisiana, north Texas, and north and central Mississippi. Community Trust Bank (the “Bank”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Trust Financial Corporation. Headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana, Community Trust Financial Corporation (the “Corporation”) is a financial holding company with assets of over $2.0 billion. Along with the Bank, Community Trust Services Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Corporation. Community Trust Services Corporation provides support services to the Corporation and the Bank, as well as specialized services for third parties. 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