Origin Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Origin Bancorp, Inc. (OBNK), has announced that it has promoted Larry Little to the role of Louisiana State President.
Little has served the organization since January 2010 as its Northwest Louisiana Regional President. He has 25 years of banking experience, specializing in building quality business relationships, credit and risk management, commercial lending, treasury management, sales management and team building.
“Larry is an exceptional banker and great partner for me as we grow our Louisiana business,” said Lance Hall, Origin Bank President. “Larry’s talent and character perfectly align with our corporate core values. I am confident in his leadership of our team as we continue to grow market share, support our communities and build relationships with clients across North Louisiana.”
In his new position, Little will be responsible for driving the strategic growth initiatives of the bank’s Louisiana markets and supporting the commercial, private and retail teams in Louisiana.
“I am honored to take on the role of Louisiana State President for Origin Bank,” said Little. “I look forward to further partnering with our outstanding bankers to assist them in meeting the needs of our customers and to bring value to their efforts in attracting and growing business relationships for the bank.”
Little has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting from Southern Arkansas University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana Tech University. He is community focused, having formerly served as the president of the board of directors of the Providence House, a board member for the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and a founding member of its Young Professionals Initiative. He is a graduate and former director of Leadership Shreveport, and was a loaned executive for the United Way. He has volunteered extensively as coach and youth advisor for the Northwest Louisiana YMCA and was the volunteer Athletic Director for Caddo Middle Magnet School from 2011 to 2016. He is married to Terri Neel Little and between them they have five children. Little maintains a permanent office at Origin’s downtown Shreveport location at 308 Market Street.