Community Trust Bank Names Ryan Hemrick and Jessie Arrant Market Relationship Bankers

RUSTON, LA – January 18, 2013

Community Trust Bank has announced that Ryan Hemrick and Jessie Arrant have joined the bank as Market Relationship Bankers. In this position they will develop and manage loan and deposit relationships for local businesses and business owners.

A life-long resident of Monroe, Louisiana, Ryan Hemrick is a graduate of Neville High School and the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He has been in banking for more than 15 years, holding numerous positions within the industry including teller, personal banker, assistant branch manager, private banking lender and business banking lender. Hemrick is also active within the community, serving on the board of directors for ARCO of Monroe, and in various capacities for Habitat for Humanity, the Nova Financial Literacy Program, and the United Way. Hemrick has been married for 9 years and has two children.

Jessie Arrant is a lifetime resident of Farmerville, Louisiana, and began her career as a tax audit specialist. She moved into the banking industry in 2003 as a resolution analyst and worked her way into business banking, where she has handled both day-to-day operations and the development of new company relationships. Arrant has been married for 14 years and has two children.

“We are very pleased to have Ryan and Jessie join the Community Trust team,” said Lance Hall, CTB Regional President. “Each has tremendous knowledge of the banking industry and a proven record of success.”

Both Hemrick and Arrant will maintain their offices at the Monroe Financial Center on Hudson Lane in Monroe.

About Community Trust Bank
Community Trust Bank, a more than century-­old, Louisiana-­chartered bank, provides a wide range of traditional banking services with 35 banking centers throughout north Louisiana, north Texas and the Houston area, 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 $3 billion. Community Trust Financial Corporation’s common stock is not exchange listed but is traded through individually negotiated transactions. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit