Davis elected to Guaranty Bank & Trust Co. board of directors

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Hall L. Davis IV

Great Guaranty Bancshares announces the addition of a new member to its Board of Directors, Hall L. Davis IV.

Davis was also elected to the Board of Directors for Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Guaranty Bancshares.

In making the announcement, Chairman of the Board, Henry Olinde, Jr. stated "we are pleased to have Hall Davis, IV as a director of Guaranty Bank & Trust Co. Davis brings considerable talent and prestige to our organization. He possesses the leadership and dedication that Guaranty Bank has come to be recognized for. I, along with the other members of the board, and the management and staff welcome Hall Davis to the Guaranty Bank family."

Davis was born in Baton Rouge. He is married to Cecile C. Davis, and has four children: Felicia Davis, (attorney), Pamela Davis, (M.D.), Hall Davis, V, (NFL Player) and Erica Milton, (clerical). Davis is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner and owns and operates Hall Davis & Son Funeral Homes with locations in Port Allen, Baton Rouge and Plaquemine.

Davis attended Commonwealth College and received a Bachelor's Degree in Mortuary Science and graduated with honors in 1975.

Active in civic and professional activities, Davis is a Charter Member of 100 Black Men-Metro Baton Rouge Chapter, National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Past President, Louisiana Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Past President of Baton Rouge Funeral Directors Association, Better Business Bureau Board of Directors, West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, Past President West Baton Rouge Council on Aging, Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow, and Boy Scouts of America Affiliation. Founder and served the community through efforts such as Hall's Kids We Care and Sharing A Vision organizations. He serves as a Board Member of the YMCA.

"It is an honor to be invited into such an excellent organization," Davis said. "I will work with my fellow Board members to continue Guaranty Bank's current successful course, which is built upon a tradition of personal service to the communities we serve."

Guaranty Bank & Trust Company prides itself by delivering superior products with exceptional customer service, at competitive rates.

The Board of Directors of the bank are; J. Levy Dabadie, Jr., Dr. Donald Doucet, John L. Ewing, Henry D.H. Olinde, Jr., J. Layne Orillion, J. Wade O'Neal III, F. Gregory Roy and Chad Soprano.