Guaranty Bank & Trust Company has announced the following promotion within the bank and the addition of a new member to their team. Mrs. Denise Rodrigue has been named Assistant Vice-President and Port Allen Business Development Officer. Mr. Julian Washington joins their team as the Port Allen Branch Manager and he will be handling the day-to-day operations of the branch administration.

“Mrs. Rodrigue has played an important role in the success of Guaranty Bank," J. Wade O’Neal, III, President and CEO, said.  "With Denise’s new role she will be more accessible to meet the growing financial needs of the community.  I am equally pleased to announce the addition of Julian to our team.  Julian is very knowledgeable and is a valuable member of the management team of the bank.”

Denise has been with Guaranty Bank & Trust Co. for over nine years and has been in banking for over 35 years.  She attended Louisiana State University and University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Banking School, and she has attended many banking and business courses throughout her career.  She presently has her Life, Health, & Accident Insurance License. Denise is an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and has served as a Board Member on the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce for three years.  She has also coached basketball for several years for the West Baton Rouge Park and Recreation.  Denise is married to David Rodrigue and she has two daughters, Victoria and Olivia.

Julian currently resides in Baton Rouge and is looking forward to working with the  people and businesses of the community.   His goal is to provide quality service as a Branch Manager.   Julian has nine years of banking experience.    He has five years in Branch Management and consumer lending.  Julian is a native of Thibodaux, Louisiana.  He attended Southern University in Baton Rouge and graduated from Southern with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.  Julian is an active member of Bethany Church, South Campus in Baton Rougeand he has served as a West Baton Rouge Chamber Ambassador, mentor with the Big Buddy Program and volunteer with Junior Achievement of Baton Rouge.  Julian is married to Tania Washington and they have a daughter, Bailergh, and a son, Julian, Jr. 

Guaranty Bank & Trust Company prides itself in delivering superior products with exceptional customer service, at competitive rates.  Guaranty Bank offers the most convenient banking services in New Roads, Livonia, Zachary, Port Allen, Maringouin & Grosse Tete.