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Monroe Administrative Office

Louisiana Land Bank is led by a stockholder-elected board of directors. As farmers, ranchers and agricultural experts themselves, our directors understand the needs of our customers and the role that financing plays in the success of any agricultural operation.

Phone

318-387-7535

Fax

318-388-3023

Physical Address

2413 Tower DriveMonroe, LA 71201

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 4806Monroe, LA 71211

Hours

Monday – Friday | 8:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday | Closed

Our Team

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Austin

My favorite part of working at LLB is
watching our team work together to serve the stockholders of our Association.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
working in the field of agriculture lending allows me to stay close to my farm roots.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
hunting and fly-fishing.

I give back by
partaking in activities through my church.

The people who inspire me the most
are those who stay true to their beliefs.

I am most grateful for
my family.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
prayer.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
becoming the CEO of LLB, ACA.

Chief Credit Officer

Brian Turner

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the unique environment. I’ve learned more about risk management in the past 3 years than I would have in a 30-year career with anyone else.

The person who inspires me the most is
my dad. He worked long hours and even many weekends with only modest means but always seemed to be grateful for the little things in life. It’s easy to admire that attitude but tough to live it. I’m just glad that I have a good teacher.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
when I was given a chance to be part of a management team that restored confidence in this organization’s character.

Senior Vice President / Lending & Field Operations

David Ogletree

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Bentley

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the great group of co-workers, and providing the best financial service to borrowers in Louisiana.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I can see and touch the end product that I had a small part in helping produce – rice, timber, cotton, sugar cane, soybeans… At LLB, we help ensure that those products have the financing available to make it to market. Louisiana is so diverse when it comes to agriculture compared to our neighboring states. It is exciting to be a part of that.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
spending time with family and friends.

What most people don’t know about me is that
I like to ski.

I give back by
coaching youth baseball, football, basketball, and soccer. I enjoy coaching my sons and their friends.

The people who inspire me the most are
my parents.

I am most grateful for
my family’s good health.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
a hug from my kids.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
being named the Subsidiary Accounting Employee of the Year at Century Link. I learned so much from so many great people at CenturyLink and that still carries over to my work ethic and knowledge today.

Executive Assistant & Corporate Secretary

Pam Baker

My favorite thing to do outside work is

spend time with family, visit my children and granddaughter!

What most people don’t know about me is that
I enjoy working — I really do! But I also enjoy singing, when I can.

I give back through
any chance I have to help someone else.

My favorite part of working at LLB is
so far … my amazing job working with wonderful people.

The people who inspire me the most are
so many people, and all for different reasons. I am SO fortunate!

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I LOVE WHAT I DO!

I am most grateful for
my Saviour, family, friends and my health.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
thanking God for everything!

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
starting a new job at 55 and hearing all the incredible things people I have worked for in the past, and those I’ve been working with, had to say about me and how I have made a difference to them.

 

Vice President/Human Resource Mgt. - Hammond Branch Office

Tyra Knight

My favorite part of working at LLB is
working with a great group of people every day.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I enjoy assisting employees with any of their HR issues, needs, or questions.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
spending time with family, “junkin’”, and relaxing at the lake house.

What most people don’t know about me is
that I LOVE to dance with my hubby.

The person who inspires me the most is
my mother.

I give back by
trying to help meet other people’s needs whenever possible.

I am most grateful for
my salvation, my wonderful family & friends.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
a Dr. Pepper.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
when I received my “Professional in Human Resources” certification and the “Employee of the Year” award at Time Warner Cable.

 

Internal Auditor

Dow Eldridge

My favorite thing to do outside work is
I like to travel and watch/attend sporting events.

What most people don’t know about me is that
I am a big baseball fan and I have been to 19 MLB ball parks.

I give back by
Supporting local organizations and people in the community

The people who inspire me the most are
My son – he always gives me great perspective

I am most grateful for
My family and having people in my life that care about me.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
Coffee

The shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
Not a specific moment, but that feeling you get when the light bulb goes off when trying to solve a problem.

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IT Systems Analyst II

Clint Copes

What I really do is
look for ways to improve the current systems.

My favorite thing to do outside of work is
play with my children.

What you don’t know about me is
I was a cheerleader at LA Tech.

I give back by
supporting the autism community with my family whenever we can.

My favorite part of working at Louisiana Land Bank is
helping other coworkers achieve their goals.

The person who inspired me the most is
my grandmother. She was always kind with her words and gave the best hugs.

I do what I do for LLB
because I enjoy showing people how technology can help them achieve their goals.

I am most grateful for
my salvation and the family I have been blessed with.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
a hug from one of my girls.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
the day I became a father. Huge responsibility and totally worth it.

 


Appraisal Department

Chief Appraisal Officer & Winnsboro Branch Office

Robert "Wes" Lowe

My favorite part of working at LLB is
working with good people!

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I enjoy working with good people. LLB has provided me with opportunities to meet other professional people in my profession that have helped me in my work. I believe our department provides the best appraisals of rural property in our state and I am proud to be a part of Louisiana Land Bank.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
spending time with family, watching movies, traveling & playing tennis.

The person who inspires me the most is
my dad.

I give back by
being a member and deacon at the First Baptist Church, Wisner, LA. In the past, I have been a member of Rotary Club, Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce, and active in Boy Scouts and Dixie Youth Baseball.

I am most grateful for
my salvation in Jesus Christ, and my family.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
obtaining my “ARA” appraisal designation from the American Society of Farm Mangers and Rural Appraisers.

Office Administrator II

Laura Williamson

What is your favorite thing to do outside of work?
Spend as much quality time with my family as I can.

What you don’t know about me is that:
broke my arm when I was 2 years old. It was put in a dinosaur sling.

How I give back:
Bagging food for kids who might not have much to eat on the weekends.

What’s your favorite part of working at Louisiana Land Bank?
The family atmosphere

The person who inspired you the most?
My Parents: growing up and still today they have shown me what true Christian parents look like.

What are you most grateful for?
God’s grace and mercy and a healthy family.

Aside from food/water/shelter, what is the one thing you couldn’t go a day without?
Being without my family

 

Senior Appraiser & Alexandria Branch Office

Erica Harding

My favorite part of working at LLB is
driving a big truck.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I love agriculture in all its forms.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
weight lifting, reading.

What most people don’t know about me is that
at work I fix legal descriptions, discover improvements located on ‘vacant’ land, estimate timber volumes, and maintain a running knowledge in my head of what every piece of land in the state is worth.

The thing that inspires me the most is
the tie between my dad and my husband.

I give back through
my church.

I am most grateful to
my two daughters.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
chocolate!

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
receiving my general appraiser state license earlier this year.

Senior Appraiser - Opelousas Branch Office

Bill Arbuckle

My favorite part of working at LLB is
meeting various people.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
it’s a great opportunity to interact with peers throughout the associations who do the same thing as me.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
LSU sports, cooking, and golf.

I give back by
supporting Special Olympics, DSAA, and through church.

What most people don’t know about me is that
that I could have stayed in school forever.

The person who inspires me the most is
my father.

I am most grateful for
my health, my family, and my friends.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
laughter.

Collateral Evaluator & Alexandria Branch Office

Joshua S. Price

My favorite part of working at LLB is
meeting the people I work with. Everyone has been very helpful getting me started.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
hunting and fishing, especially turkey hunting. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends.

I give back by
fill-in preaching for various rural churches in my area. I also guide and call each year on the Sicily Island Hills WMA Youth Turkey Hunt.

The people who inspire me the most are
many of my family and friends; but I would have to say my youngest nephew inspires me, watching him grow has been a huge blessing in my life.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I enjoy working in the field, visiting different properties, especially timber tracts.

I am most grateful for
my salvation, family, and friends.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
coffee and my morning prayer and drive time.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
obtaining my Certified Forester certification in 2016.

Collateral Evaluator & Winnsboro Branch Office

Wesley Lockard

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the customers. I get to meet lots of people and they are all proud of what Louisiana Land Bank has helped them accomplish.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I enjoy working in the field, making property inspections, visiting multiple parishes to gather market data and putting lots of miles of the company truck, and getting to spend time with rural farmers/hunters that take pride in the land they own.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
to spend time with my wife and friends.

What most people don’t know about me is
that I’m an avid musician. I play several instruments and enjoy learning new ones.

The person who inspires me the most is
my sister.

I give back by
supporting local schools and organizations.

I am most grateful for
all the great opportunities I have had before me.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
my family.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
finding a place where my skills are best utilized at the LLB.

 

Appraiser Trainee

Allison Kiper

What I really do is
Write up sales for the appraisal department.

My favorite thing to do outside of work is
Spend time with family and friends.

What you don’t know about me is
I’m getting married in July 2022.

My favorite part of working at Louisiana Land Bank is
the people.

The person who inspired me the most is
both of my parents, they have always shown perseverance throughout anything life has thrown at them.

I am most grateful for
The love and support from my family.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
a hug from my fiance, Clay Kiper

The shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
graduating from LSU with my bachelor’s degree in 2021.

 


Accounting Department

Controller

Alyssa Allen

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the employees.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
anything outdoors.

What most people don’t know about me is that
that I could have stayed in school forever.

The person who inspires me the most is
my brother.

I am most grateful for
my family.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
sleep!

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
graduating from college!

Accountant II

Chelsea Hayward

My favorite thing to do outside of work is
hang out with my husband and dogs.

What most people don’t know about me is that
I have 3 dogs—2 dachshunds and a basset hound.

My favorite part of working at Louisiana Land Bank is
the people I work with.

The person who inspires me the most is
my mom.

I am most grateful for
my family and friends.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
caffeine aka Diet Coke and coffee.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
completing my MBA while working full-time.

 

Accountant I

Tiffany Minor

My favorite thing to do outside work is
Spend time with my family.

What you don’t know about me is that
I’m a huge Gray’s Anatomy fan.

The person who inspires me the most
My mom and grandmother.

I am most grateful for
My family and peace of mind.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
Hugs from my husband and children

Accountant I - Monroe Administrative Office

Devin Rivere

What I really do is
Work the front Desk and Process Payables

My favorite thing to do outside of work is
Spend time with the Family.

What you don’t know about me is
I love Dogs and Tatoos.

I give back by
Any way I can, God has blessed me and I feel it is my duty to help others in need if I can.

My favorite part of working at Louisiana Land Bank is
The environment

The person who inspired me the most is
My father,  he was the strongest, most hard working, and smartest person I knew.

I am most grateful for
My Family, especially my son Bentley.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
My son Bentley and my dogs.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
I was the number one banker for 6 months in our district at Chase bank.  Then I was promoted fro the first time in my life.

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Credit Department

VP/Credit Analysis Manager

Mark Jeffords

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the friendships with coworkers.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
spending time with my kids, going to Louisiana tech sporting events, playing golf.

The person who inspires me the most is
my father, who was also in the financial industry.

I am most grateful for
my family.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
seeing my two little boys.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
being selected as a member of the United Way fundraising committee.

 

Credit Analyst

Damon Smith

What’s your favorite thing to do outside of work?
Play golf, hunt and fish, exercise, travel and hangout with friends.

What you don’t know about me is that:
I spent 1-year in Dallas after college and came back to Louisiana after proposing to my wife, Lauren.

How I give back:
I volunteer my time mentoring college students as an Alumni Advisor for a student organization at Louisiana Tech.

Person who inspired you the most:
my grandfather- who taught me to work hard and treat everyone with respect.

Why do you do (for LLB?)
I enjoy working hard on deals that allow our customers to pursue their dreams in farming, business, real estate, etc.

What are you most grateful for?
God, my wife, family, and our two adopted dogs, Jack and Gigi.

Shining professional moment you’re most proud of?
Deciding to make the switch to banking and ultimately ending up at LLB.

 

Credit Analyst Associate

Jonathan Ware

My favorite thing to do outside work is
Lead small groups and teach lessons at Fair Park Baptist Church.
What most people don’t know about me is
I am a musician and the instrument I play is the drums.
The person who inspires me the most is
Both of my parents.
I am most grateful for
Having parents that showed me what a good and healthy life looked like.
Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
My friends and family.
Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
Being able to reach a point where I could lead others if they needed help or encouragement.

Vice President & Loan Workout Officer

Peyton Dowell

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the dedicated and talented people.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I’ve been doing this since 1980. It’s what I do.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
attending University of Tennessee football games.

The people who inspire me the most are
my high school football coach growing up and now, my son.

I give back by
through my church and university.

I am most grateful for
a great son, and two outstanding grandchildren.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
a hot shower!

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
graduating from ULM in 1991 while working full time, attending night classes, and a raising child. After graduating, getting promoted to officer level at Central Bank.

 

Senior Administrative Assistant - Special Assets/Capital Markets

Lynette Bradbury

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the people. I also like that my job has a variety of duties which keeps it interesting.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
cheering on my son at his high school baseball and football games.

What most people don’t know about me is that
I love to fish! I am not very good at it, but I love it just the same.

The person who inspires me the most is
my sister, Terri, who on a daily basis reminds me that faith, a good attitude and a fabulous sense of humor can see you through any troubles that may come your way.

I am most grateful for
the fact that each day is a new opportunity to do better, be better and a chance to make a positive impact.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
music.

Loan Data Administrator

Shiela Bordelon

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the people. This is my home away from home and I have always enjoyed that feeling.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I enjoy everything about my position at LLB. I enjoy taking on new challenges and responsibilities. My bosses have always just at random times thanked me for the job I do and feeling appreciated outweighs everything else.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
spending time with family, being YaYa to two wonderful grandbabies, gardening and for therapy mowing on the Zero Turn mower!

What most people don’t know about me is that
I raise chickens and ducks and our homestead is a safe haven for homeless cats they roam everywhere on our 30 acres. We have various fruit trees and I love to make jelly especially Mayhaw jelly.

The person who inspires me the most is
my first boss in banking, Susan Hoffmann, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending. She was so dedicated to her customers and strived to do and be the best at everything she done, she instilled in me those qualities and the need for me to learn as much as I could and to be a reliable and dependable employee. Her dedication inspired me so very much.

I give back by
donating regularly to numerous charities. I am always available to volunteer or help anyone experiencing difficult times in their lives.

I am most grateful for
the health of my family and that both by Mom and Daddy are still with us.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
diet coke.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
the day I mastered SharePoint, it was as if a miracle had happened.

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Loan Operations

Loan Accounting & Operations Manager

Monica Brady

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the Land Bank family.

The person who inspires me the most is
my mother.

I am most grateful for
my family.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
faith.

Shining professional moment I’m most proud of is
my 19 years with LLB and growing.

 

Loan Accounting & Operations Specialist II

Amber Randall

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the people; the bosses and coworkers really make you feel like they have known you all your life.

What I really do is
all things pertaining to the management and maintenance of loans.

My favorite thing to do outside work is
hang out with family, especially my two beautiful daughters. Never a dull moment!

What you don’t know about me is that
I only drink coffee at work.

I give back by
often picking up trash anywhere I see it. I don’t like litterbugs!

The person who inspires me the most
is my mom.

I am most grateful for
blessings; every day that I get to get up and go to work and spend time with my family is a blessing.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
my contacts or glasses; I am almost legally blind. It may not be quite that bad but it feels like it

 

Loan Accounting Support Analyst

Mary Mitchell

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the people are so nice and it is a family environment

My favorite thing to do outside work is
baking and watching baking shows

What you don’t know about me is that
I like fishing and target shooting.

The person who inspires me the most
my brother – He is my hero!

I am most grateful for
my son. I am blessed with the best child a parent could ask for.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
diet mt dew

Shining professional moment you’re most proud of?
I passed the Notary exam on my first attempt.

Loan Accounting & Operations Specialist II

Misty Kirkland

My favorite part of working at LLB is
the people here – they are great.

I do what I do (at LLB) because
I love working here – great co-workers and bosses. I do what I do so I can keep it that way 😉

My favorite thing to do outside work is
spending time with my girls.

What most people don’t know about me is that
that I love to take kickboxing classes.

The person who inspires me the most is
my mom. She has always done her best to provide for me and be there for me.

I am most grateful for
my family. Without them I would not be the person I am today.

Aside from food/water/shelter, the one thing I couldn’t go a day without is
my girls. Having a mommy day is nice every now and then but even on those days I miss my girls.

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For a century, Louisiana Land Bank has been recognized as the land loan and agricultural lender serving financial needs and services of clients throughout the state. No matter if you are considering building a country home, looking to purchase farmland, or need a land loan for only a few acres, Louisiana Land Bank is your top resource for all your land loan needs. In fact, our stockholder-elected board of directors possess the requisite background and expertise to help you acquire your loan for land. We are agricultural experts, farmers, and ranchers in our own right. As a result, whenever our neighbors in Monroe are searching for the most reliable and reputable land loan program in the region, Louisiana Land Bank is who they reach out to for the very best service in the industry.

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Monroe, Louisiana is found in the Ouachita Parish and has approximately 46,000 residents in the city proper and nearly 170,000 residents in the Monroe metropolitan statistical area. Louisiana Land Bank has its headquarters and administrative office in Monroe at 2413 Tower Drive. We also have ten branch offices located throughout the state, including one in Monroe at 2411 Tower Drive, adjacent to the administrative office. Louisiana Land Bank offers a variety of land loan programs for our Monroe clients.

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  • Country Home Construction & Improvement
  • Country Home Purchases
  • Equipment Purchases
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  • Irrigation Equipment & Improvements
  • Operating & Business Loans
  • Recreational Property

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For a century, Louisiana Land Bank has been recognized as the land loan and agricultural lender serving financial needs and services of clients throughout the state. No matter if you are considering building a country home, looking to purchase farmland, or need a land loan for only a few acres, Louisiana Land Bank is your top resource for all your land loan needs. In fact, our stockholder-elected board of directors possess the requisite background and expertise to help you acquire your loan for land. We are agricultural experts, farmers, and ranchers in our own right. As a result, whenever our neighbors in Monroe are searching for the most reliable and reputable land loan program in the region, Louisiana Land Bank is who they reach out to for the very best service in the industry.

Land Loan Monroe LA

Monroe, Louisiana is found in the Ouachita Parish and has approximately 46,000 residents in the city proper and nearly 170,000 residents in the Monroe metropolitan statistical area. Louisiana Land Bank has its headquarters and administrative office in Monroe at 2413 Tower Drive. We also have ten branch offices located throughout the state, including one in Monroe at 2411 Tower Drive, adjacent to the administrative office. Louisiana Land Bank offers a variety of land loan programs for our Monroe clients.

  • Agribusiness Purchase or Improvements
  • Country Home Construction & Improvement
  • Country Home Purchases
  • Equipment Purchases
  • Farmland & Ranch Land
  • Irrigation Equipment & Improvements
  • Operating & Business Loans
  • Recreational Property

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Louisiana Land Bank has an intimate knowledge of what our customers require and look for in a loan for land. We stand ready to assist you in navigating and managing any challenges that you may encounter when seeking a land loan. If you are in a position to move forward, you can count on Louisiana Land Bank to assess your circumstances and ensure that you get the farmland loan that serves your specific needs. To learn more about our services, we encourage you to contact a member of our team at our Monroe Branch Office at: (318) 387-0636 or toll-free at: (877) 648-LAND (5263). Our team of professionals at Louisiana Land Bank look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

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