RUSTON – On Thursday, May 17, Origin Bancorp, the financial holding company for Origin Bank, celebrated its recent listing on the Nasdaq stock exchange by engaging in the time-honored tradition of ringing the bell to officially mark the closing of the trading day.
Origin’s stock was officially listed on the Nasdaq exchange Wednesday, May 9, under the symbol OBNK.
“It was an honor to represent our dedicated Origin employees whose hard work made this day a reality,” said Origin’s Chairman, President and CEO, Drake Mills. “This is an exciting time for our company, and one that we celebrate with the commitment to continue to do business the way we always have – with the mission of making banking more rewarding for our customers, employees, shareholders and communities.”
Origin has close to 700 employees and more than 40 banking centers in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. As of Dec. 31, 2017, Origin had total assets of $4.15 billion. It was founded in Choudrant, La., in 1912.