Ellen Massey Joins Community Trust Bank's Mortgage Loan Team

RUSTON, LA – October 11, 2011

Community Trust Bank announced that Ellen Massey has joined the bank as a Mortgage Loan Assistant and is in the process of becoming a Mortgage Loan Officer and Originator. As a loan assistant, Massey will be a contact point for customers that are applying for mortgages, walking through the process with them from start to finish.

“We are excited to have Ellen with us. Her background, coupled with her ability to develop relationships with clients, emerged as a clear fit for our banking and mortgage team,” said Lance Hall, Regional President, Community Trust Bank. “She embodies the culture and mindset deeply rooted in how the bank has come to be defined.”

Before joining Community Trust Bank, Massey worked as a teacher and an administrator at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas. Having earned her real estate license in both Texas and Louisiana, she began work with ERA Lincoln Realty in Ruston, LA in 2008 as a realtor and Accredited Buyers Representative.

Originally from Denton, Texas, Massey attended and graduated with a BA from Texas A&M. She served as a liaison to the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station. For the past two years, Massey has been an Executive Cabinet Member for the United Way.

About Community Trust Bank

Community Trust Bank, a nearly 100 year old, Louisiana-chartered bank, provides a wide range of traditional banking services with 29 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 $2.0 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 ctbonline.com.