Business First Bank

Business First Bank is based in Baton Rouge. 

The head of Baton Rouge-based Business First Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Business First Bank, rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq exchange Tuesday.

Jude Melville, president and chief executive officer, rang the bell to mark Business First Bank becoming a publicly traded stock on the Nasdaq exchange in April 2018. To see a video of the bell being rung and a NASDAQ interview with Melville, click here.

Business First has 24 branches across Louisiana and one in Dallas.


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