THE PLACE — United Community Bank Managing Director Mike Riche has announced the promotions of Sonny Aldridge and Prentiss Wilks to Executive Vice President.
Aldridge started his career at UCB in 2003, holding various banking positions over the years, including his current role as the bank’s chief operating officer. Wilks started his career at UCB in 2011, as Bank Credit Manager.
Additionally, Brenda Hebert has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the bank. Hebert has been with UCB since 1999 and most recently served as Senior Vice President and Controller.
“All three people are part of the bank’s management team and play a vital role in the continued development, innovation and success of UCB,” said Riché.
Kristy Rodrigue has been promoted to senior vice president and chief technology officer. Kristy began her banking career in 2003, working in various banking roles over the years while specializing in banking technology. She holds a Certified Community Banking Technology Officer certification from ICBA and Banking Information Technology Management from GSB, University of Wisconsin.
As Chief Technology Officer, Kristy will continue to develop the technology department by implementing administrative and support systems for the network, infrastructure and banking services to improve efficiency in all areas of the bank.
Jennifer Breaux has been promoted to director of loan operations after serving as assistant director of loan operations for two and a half years. Jennifer has been in the banking industry for 16 years, holding various positions in various banking departments. Jennifer joined UCB in 2005 after earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Nicholls State University. As Head of Lending Operations, Jennifer will be responsible for implementing new government lending policies, procedures and regulations related to loan processing, as well as working with the Compliance and Credit Department for lending. regulatory accuracy.
Known for its personal service and common-sense approach to banking, United Community Bank is locally owned, operated and operated with locations throughout South Louisiana.
For more information, visit www.UCBanking.com.