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Woody Schick
Woody Schick
President, Chief Executive Officer


Woody began his banking career in 1973 as a debt collector with Bossier Bank and Trust in Bossier City, LA. He was soon promoted to Loan Officer and then to Assistant Branch Manager. In 1976, Woody accepted a job with United Mercantile Bank where he managed 6 branches. Woody soon followed another opportunity in 1981 as he began a 10 year period with American Bank and Trust as Vice President in charge of lending and eventually rising to President. After a 10 year period removed from banking to pursue other career opportunities, Woody found himself returning to his banking roots in 2001 with a position as a Senior Vice President and Business Banking Manager of Northwest Louisiana at Capital One Bank. In 2008 Woody was offered the President and CEO position at Citizens National Bank where he continues to serve in that capacity.

A 1968 graduate of Fair Park High School, Woody continued his education at Northwestern State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. While at Northwestern State, Woody played baseball as a 4-year letterman and served as an officer on many university clubs. For recognition of his performance on the baseball field, Woody was ultimately elected to the Northwestern State University Athletic Hall of Fame and served as President of the Graduate N Club. Woody has also completed the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Woody has the distinction of serving as this year's Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Chairman, a role as a banker that he enjoys as he continues to be able to give back to the community.

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Woody began his banking career in 1973 as a debt collector with Bossier Bank and Trust in Bossier City, LA. He was soon promoted to Loan Officer and then to Assistant Branch Manager. In 1976, Woody accepted a job with United Mercantile Bank where he managed 6 branches. Woody soon followed another opportunity in 1981 as he began a 10 year period with American Bank and Trust as Vice President ...
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G. Kent Gibson
G. Kent Gibson
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer


In 1976, Kent served as the Senior Vice President and Cashier for the American Bank and Trust Company of Shreveport, LA. After a 15 year period with American Bank and Trust, Kent went on to become Vice President and Cashier at Red River Valley Bank of Bossier City, LA where he served as the Executive Officer in charge of personnel, budgetary control, expansion, training, and benefit administration. In 1993, Kent took some time away from banking as he pursued other career avenues. He returned however in 1998 to accept the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Springhill, LA. A few short years later in 2001, Kent was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and elected to the Board of Directors. Today Kent serves as an Executive Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer of Citizens National Bank.

Kent is a graduate of Northwestern State University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. During his banking career Kent has attended the School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University.

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In 1976, Kent served as the Senior Vice President and Cashier for the American Bank and Trust Company of Shreveport, LA. After a 15 year period with American Bank and Trust, Kent went on to become Vice President and Cashier at Red River Valley Bank of Bossier City, LA where he served as the Executive Officer in charge of personnel ...
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Jim Keel
Jim Keel
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Jim has had a distinguished 34 year career in banking, all of which have been in only two banks. Jim's banking career began in 1977 at Bossier Bank and Trust in Bossier City, LA. After 7 years with Bossier Bank and Trust, Jim moved over to become one of the original Citizens National Bank employees when the bank's doors opened in 1985. During his tenure Jim has climbed through the ranks to join the Executive Management Committee where he serves in full capacity as the Chief Financial Officer.

Jim is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport where he received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

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Jim has had a distinguished 34 year career in banking, all of which have been in only two banks. Jim's banking career began in 1977 at Bossier Bank and Trust in Bossier City, LA. After 7 years with Bossier Bank and Trust, Jim moved over to become one of the original Citizens National Bank employees when the bank's doors opened in 1985 ...
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Jason Smith
Lyle H. Jeansonne
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer


Lyle began his banking career in 1982 as a Credit Analyst and Management Trainee with the First National Bank of Commerce in New Orleans. After completion of the training program, Lyle began a career in Community Banking in St. Tammany Parish and spent twelve years with First Bank of St. Tammany and again with First NBC, which acquired First Bank. He rose from a small business and consumer lender to Senior Vice President and Director of Credit Administration at First Bank while managing a Private Banking group at First NBC.

When First NBC was acquired, Lyle joined Hibernia Bank where he resumed his credit career as a Small Business Credit Officer and later as a Senior Credit Officer. Hibernia was later acquired by Capital One and Lyle continued to work in credit approvals over large portions of Louisiana and Texas.

Lyle joined Citizens National Bank in June of 2013 as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. He continues in that capacity today.

Lyle is a 1976 graduate of Jesuit High School in New Orleans and earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and an M.B.A. from the University of New Orleans. As a senior at U.N.O. Lyle served as President of the Student Government Association and also on the Athletics Committee and the University Senate. Lyle is Credit Risk Certified by the Risk Management Association.

Lyle is honored to currently serve on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Education.

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Lyle began his banking career in 1982 as a Credit Analyst and Management Trainee with the First National Bank of Commerce in New Orleans. After completion of the training program, Lyle began a career in Community Banking in St. Tammany Parish and spent twelve years with First Bank of St. Tammany and again with First NBC, which acquired ...
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Jason Smith
Jason D. Smith
Executive Vice President, Business Banking Manager


Jason's banking career began in 1990 with Red River Valley Bank. While with Red River he served as a collector, special assets manager and Branch manager. He accepted the position of Assistant Vice President and joined Citizens National Bank in 1994. While at Citizens National Bank, Jason has risen from Assistant Vice President to his current position of Executive Vice President and Business Banking Manager and Chairman of the Bank’s Strategic Planning Committee. During his Citizens' career, Jason has worked as a loan officer and also served as Senior Loan Officer, Chief Credit Officer, and Risk Management Officer. Jason has served on many committees throughout the state and continues to do so. As a former President of the Louisiana Banker's Education Council, Jason now serves on the Governmental Relations Committee for the Louisiana Banker's Association and the Bossier Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for 2013. He also is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Shreveport-Bossier Business Alliance for Higher Education and has served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce.

Jason is a 1986 graduate of Airline High School and now serves as a Founding Member and current President of the Airline Alumni and Friends Foundation. After high school, Jason pursued his higher education at Louisiana Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance in 1990, followed by his Master of Business Administration in 1995. After passing the Certified Public Accountants exam in 1999, Jason went on to complete the Graduate School of Commercial Lending at the University of Oklahoma and the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University.

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Jason's banking career began in 1990 with Red River Valley Bank. While with Red River he served as a collector, special assets manager and Branch manager. He accepted the position of Assistant Vice President and joined Citizens National Bank in 1994. While at Citizens National Bank, Jason has risen from Assistant Vice President to his current ...
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Tommy Boggs
Tommy Boggs
Executive Vice President Retail Banking


For 31 years Tommy has enjoyed an exciting career with various banks in northwest Louisiana. On two separate occasions Tommy has served as the President of local banks in Plain Dealing, LA and Springhill, LA. During his banking career Tommy served as a former member of the Louisiana Banker's Association Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Louisiana Bankers' Association PAC Board as the northwest Louisiana representative. Along with his banking positions Tommy has served as a former Chairman of the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation as well as the past President of both the Bossier Chamber of Commerce and the Springhill/North Webster Chamber of Commerce.

Tommy pursued and received his Bachelors degree from Louisiana Tech University where he graduated cum laude in 1975. Tommy completed the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University and the Mid-South Graduate School of Banking in Memphis, TN.

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For 31 years Tommy has enjoyed an exciting career with various banks in northwest Louisiana. On two separate occasions Tommy has served as the President of local banks in Plain Dealing, LA and Springhill, LA. During his banking career Tommy served as a former member of the Louisiana Banker's Association Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Louisiana Bankers' Association PAC Board as ...
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Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
Executive Vice President Loan Review


During his 27 year career Mark has spent 8 with Citizens National Bank and 19 at another large national bank. The majority of Mark's time in banking has been in the credit administration department.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University, as well as two Masters degrees. He graduated with his Master of Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University and his Master of Arts in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Mark is also a graduate of the School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University.

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During his 27 year career Mark has spent 8 with Citizens National Bank and 19 at another large national bank. The majority of Mark's time in banking has been in the credit administration department.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University, as well as two Masters degrees ...
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Chris Willcox
Chris Willcox
Vice President, Cashier, Secretary to the Executive Management Committee


Chris has spent 18 years in the accounting and banking profession. Before joining with Citizens National Bank in 2009, Chris most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer with Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Vivian, LA. During his banking career, Chris has risen through the ranks as he served in each department. Also during his career, he has completed various Audit, Banking, and Supervisory Schools. He has also served in officer roles for various Non-profit organizations.

Chris attended Centenary College of Louisiana where he dual majored and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

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Chris has spent 18 years in the accounting and banking profession. Before joining with Citizens National Bank in 2009, Chris most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer with Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Vivian, LA. During his banking career, Chris has risen through the ranks as he served in each department. Also during his career ...
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