LAFAYETTE, La., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBERIABANK Corporation (NASDAQ: IBKC), the holding company of IBERIABANK ( www.iberiabank.com), announced today changes to its Senior Management team. Jim Gburek , who has served as Chief Risk Officer for the Company since 2009, has accepted the role as Regional President of Florida to oversee the Florida markets. J. Randolph Bryan , who joined the Company in April 2012 as Director of Strategic Initiatives and M&A, has accepted the role of Chief Risk Officer.
"With the significant growth we have experienced in Florida, it is important to have an experienced leader managing that part of our franchise," says Michael Brown, Chief Operating Officer for IBERIABANK Corporation. "Jim is just the right leader to help the Florida Market Presidents and their teams leverage the investments we have made in that region and take advantage of growth opportunities as the Florida markets rebound."
Gburek has an extensive banking background. Before joining IBERIABANK, he worked for Wachovia for almost 25 years in a number of different capacities, including manager of Wachovia's domestic large corporate business development activities for companies located east of the Mississippi River. In addition, Gburek served as manager of the Treasury Management Consulting Group. He also served as Credit Risk Manager-Corporate Banking, Sales manager – Treasury Management, manager - Midwest District, and Managing Director for Americas ( Latin America and Canada) Corporate and Investment Banking business.
Prior to joining IBERIABANK, Bryan served as Chief Operating Officer for First Southern Bancorp in Boca Raton, Florida. As a member of the executive team that recapitalized the company in 2010, he was involved in identifying, evaluating, and acting upon opportunities created by escalating U.S. bank failures. The majority of Bryan's banking career was spent at Capital One/Hibernia National Bank, where he held a number of different leadership roles over a 13-year period, including responsibility for Capital One's Banking Sales Arena, which included marketing and delivery channel management, national direct banking, customer experience, corporate communications, and public relations. He served on Capital One's ALCO committee as well as on a number of other senior management committees. At Hibernia, prior to moving into a series of sales and marketing related roles, Bryan managed the information technology function. He joined Hibernia as a line of business controller supporting the bank's operations and information technology executive in managing financial performance, operating metrics, capital planning, and risk management."We are very pleased that Randy has accepted this critically important role for our Company," says Daryl Byrd, President and CEO of IBERIABANK Corporation. "Understanding the dynamic regulatory environment in which we operate and continued focus on mitigating risk have become increasingly important, particularly as we continue to grow. Randy's diverse background in banking, finance, operations and technology position him well to take on this responsibility." IBERIABANK Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Company has 269 combined offices, including 179 bank branch offices in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, and Florida, 22 title insurance offices in Arkansas and Louisiana, and mortgage representatives in 59 locations in 12 states. The Company has eight locations with representatives of IBERIA Wealth Advisors in four states, and one office of IBERIA Capital Partners, L.L.C. SOURCE IBERIABANK Corporation