New Orleans Region Press Release
Citizens National Bank to Open in New Orleans Region; Veteran Banking Executive Jim Hudson to Serve as New Orleans Area President
NEW ORLEANS, LA – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2021 – Veteran banking executive James M. “Jim” Hudson, who founded and led OMNI BANK for 23 years, will open Citizens National Bank’s first South Louisiana branch this fall as its President of their New Orleans Region. Citizens National Bank is a 36-year old trusted banking partner based in Bossier City with branches throughout Northwest Louisiana. The bank, with over $1.3 billion in assets, is led by President and CEO Jason D. Smith. The New Orleans region branch is expected to open this fall in Metairie. In the meantime, Hudson is assembling a staff to serve the area.