Posts Tagged ‘Hancock Bank’

Bank vaults have changed with the times but are still tough

by Published: May 17,2013

Tags: bank security, bank vaults, Hancock Bank, virtual vaults

The old Hollywood stereotype of a bank vault filled with stacks of cash protected behind a massive door is mostly going by the wayside. Instead of keeping large cash inventories in one place, banks spread the money around to branches or wherever else customers need it. That reduces risk and the cost of maintaining a […] [...]

Hancock Bank to close up to 45 branches, only 1 from Mississippi

by Published: May 17,2013

Tags: bank closures, banking, Gulf Coast, Hancock Bank

Hancock Holding Co. has confirmed that the $20-billion regional bank plans to close up to 45 branch offices by the end of the year, but has targeted only one branch in Mississippi for closing. Closings in Louisiana will be few, as well, with just two branches to be shut down in the New Orleans market. […] [...]

Trustmark, Hancock head lengthy list of state’s 5-star banks in Mississippi

More than half of the banks based in Mississippi — including two of its largest, Hancock and Trustmark — received five-star ratings in the latest assessments from Bauer Financial. The five stars signify “superior” performance and are the highest grade awarded by the independent financial analysis and reporting agency based in Coral Gables, Fla. Consistently […] [...]

Bank taps Watts

Biloxi native Bobby Watts, DMD, has accepted an appointment to Hancock Bank’s Biloxi area market board. An accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Watts is the managing partner of Gulf Coast Oral and Facial Surgery. Watts attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi. He is an alumnus of the University of […] [...]

Hancock names managers

by Published: May 30,2011

Tags: Hancock Bank, Jesse Allen, Nikki Skrmetti

Jesse Allen has been named manager of Hancock Bank’s Market Street branch in Pascagoula. A native of Pascagoula, Allen has served as a financial services associate at several coastal Hancock Bank branches, and was branch manager of Harrison Finance. He completed the Mississippi Insurance certification course, and has six years experience in the financial services […] [...]

Daley joins Hancock Bank

by Published: April 3,2011

Tags: GULFPORT, Hancock Bank, Lamar Daley

Gulfport resident Lamar Daley has joined Hancock Bank as an assistant vice president and small business specialist. Daley is headquartered in Hancock Bank’s Crossroads branch in Gulfport. As a Hancock Bank small business specialist, Daley will provide expertise in banking and financial services. The Collins native is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and has […] [...]

FROM BEAUTIFUL BOVINA TO BIG BANKING

by Published: January 23,2011

Tags: Carl Chaney, Hancock Bank, Hancock Holding Co., Leo Seal

Despite being the top executive of one of Mississippi’s oldest and most successful financial institutions, Carl Chaney never forgets where he came from and the people who helped him along the way. Now the president and CEO of Hancock Holding Co. and Hancock Bank, the upbeat Chaney grew up on a cattle ranch in Bovina, […] [...]

Family tradition

Schloegel follows in family footsteps with banking career As an up and coming young banker, Michael Schloegel is following a family tradition. In banking 12 years, the 35 year old currently serves as a vice president and member of the commercial lending team at Hancock Bank’s corporate headquarters in Gulfport. “I grew up at Hancock […] [...]

Hancock ceding La., Texas operations to Whitney in proposed merger plan

by Published: January 2,2011

Tags: Carl Chaney, Hancock Bank, Whitney

Each bank will maintain its brand in core markets Gulfport is unlikely to see job losses with Hancock Bank’s acquisition of regional competitor Whitney National Bank, though consolidation of back office operations in Louisiana is expected to bring layoffs of some Whitney workers. Hancock president and CEO Carl Chaney said Hancock will maintain its corporate […] [...]

Hancock shifting HQ to N.O. with Whitney merger

BY: Greg LaRose, Editor, City Business Hancock Bank will move its headquarters from Gulfport to New Orleans under Hancock’s merger acquisition of regional competitor Whitney National Bank in a $1.5 billion stock-for-stock transaction announced Wednesday. Hancock CEO Carl Chaney said that although the headquarters of the combined companies will be located in New Orleans, much […] [...]

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