The Bank of Zachary has promoted three of its officers, President Preston L. Kennedy said Aug. 25.

Mark S. Marionneaux has been promoted to senior vice president and chief lending officer, Russell Blanchard to senior vice president and chief operations officer, and Kathryn Richard to assistant vice president and head of training.

Marionneaux has been with the Bank of Zachary since February 2011. His prior experience includes mortgage and agriculture lending, and before joining Bank of Zachary, he was an assistant vice president at Landmark Bank.

A native of Winnsboro, Marionneaux earned his degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2001, majoring in agricultural business.

He is a 2010 alumnus of LSU Graduate School of Banking, and a resident of Zachary since 2004. He and his wife, Alicia, have three children.

A certified public accountant, Blanchard joined the Bank of Zachary in September 2013 after a long association with the public accounting firm of Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP.

He is a member of the Society of Louisiana CPAs and Forum 35, a native of Plaquemine, a resident of Zachary and a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University. He and his wife, Cindy, have five children.

Richard began her Bank of Zachary career as assistant manager at the Central office, and most recently served as office manager of the bank’s main office in Zachary.

A graduate of Louisiana Tech, she is a native and resident of Baton Rouge.

Founded in 1904, the Bank of Zachary is the oldest state-chartered bank in East Baton Rouge Parish and is locally owned and operated.

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