First Guaranty Bank Congratulates 2024 ABA Bank Marketing School Graduates

Hammond, LA, April 22, 2024– Lauren Lee and Allison Ryan of First Guaranty Bank successfully completed the ABA’s Bank Marketing School, a rigorous two-week program that prepares today’s bank marketing professionals to become tomorrow’s marketing leaders.

“FGB believes in investing in our employees,” said Alton Lewis, CEO/President at First Guaranty Bank. “We are proud of Allison’s and Lauren’s accomplishments and look forward to their continued growth within the organization.” 

The program provided by the American Bankers Association is held in two parts: virtually for two days and for a week in Atlanta, Georgia at The Emory Conference Center Hotel. The program hosts students from all over the United States from banks of all asset sizes.

Lauren Lee and Allison Ryan holding Certificates from Bank Marketing School

Kay Kearney, Marketing Manager at First Guaranty Bank had this to say about each of the graduates, “Lauren Lee’s acute knowledge of internal systems across various areas of the bank helps provide strategic insight to bank leaders. She is a champion of detailed budgeting and data analysis. Additionally, Allison Ryan plays a pivotal role as the voice of First Guaranty Bank. Allison is a talented writer and storyteller, and she sets an excellent tone for how we want to communicate our brand to the public. Both Lauren and Allison are integral assets to the bank and FGB is fortunate to have them!”

Both Lauren Lee and Allison Ryan have earned their Certificate in Bank Marketing.

About First Guaranty Bank

First Guaranty Bank is a Louisiana state-chartered bank. Founded in 1934, First Guaranty Bank offers a wide range of financial services and focuses on building client relationships and providing exceptional customer service. First Guaranty Bank currently operates thirty-five locations throughout Louisiana, Texas, Kentucky, and West Virginia. First Guaranty’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol FGBI. For more information, visit

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