This excerpt taken from the TSH DEF 14A filed Dec 30, 2008.
Set forth below is the business experience for the past five years of each of the directors of the Bank and the executive officers of the Bank.
Henry L. Friedman is currently president of both Meyer’s Shoe Stores, Inc., Franklin, Louisiana and H. & L. Realty Company, Inc., Franklin, Louisiana. Mr. Friedman is past Chairman of the Franklin City Planning Commission, and he is a member and past president of both the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Franklin.
W. Ross Little, Jr. is Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and also serves as Secretary of the Company. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Bank in August 1999. W. Ross Little, Jr. served as a practicing attorney in Lafayette Parish from 1990 to 1994. He previously served as Secretary of the Bank from August 1979 to November 1995 and Treasurer of the Bank from January 1980 to November 1994. He is the brother of Patrick O. Little.
Robert L. Wolfe, Jr. is President of Morgan Goudeau & Associates, Inc., consulting engineers and land surveyors. He joined the Board of the Bank in February 2007 and was subsequently elected to the Board of the Company in September 2007. Prior to that, he served on the Board of St. Landry Financial Corporation from 1989 until its merger with the Company in July 2004. Upon consummation of the merger he served as member of the Advisory Board until his appointment to the Board of the Bank.
Donelson T. Caffery, Jr. is the manager of family properties and is semi-retired. Mr. Caffery serves as a trustee for the St. Mary Parish Library Board of Control. He is also a former member of the vestry of the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, past board member of the West St. Mary Chamber of Commerce, past president of the St. Mary Chapter of the Landmark
Mary Chapter of the Landmark Society, past board member of the Rotary club of Franklin and a member of various trade organizations.
Ernest Freyou, before retiring in January 2005, served as President of Regions Bank of Acadiana in South Louisiana. Prior to that he worked for the Iberia Parish Police Jury as Parish Administrator for nearly 20 years. He also spent nine years as Director of First National Bankers’ Bank in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and he served as Director of the National Bank for Cooperatives (Co-Bank), a farm credit bank, in Denver, Colorado for three years. He is the President of the Iberia Parish Government. He continues to be actively involved with various community organizations. He joined the Board of the Bank in December 2006 and was subsequently elected to the Board of the Company in September 2007. Mr. Freyou is the father of Jason Freyou.
Robert Judice, Jr. is the president of Frank Martin Farms, Inc., a 3,000-acre sugarcane farming operation located in Centerville, Louisiana. He serves on the boards of directors of the American Sugar Cane League and the St. Mary Parish Farm Bureau and acts as Sugar Cane Festival director for St. Mary Parish. Prior to his appointment as a director of the Company in March 2002, Mr. Judice was a member of the Bank’s advisory board for twenty years.
Patrick O. Little is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank and has been employed by the Bank since 1980. Mr. Little has served as President of the Bank since January 1991 and as Chairman of the Bank since 1999. Mr. Little is the brother of W. Ross Little, Jr.
Mary Coon Biggs is a senior partner of the law firm Biggs, Supple, Cremaldi & Curet, L.L.P. She has been associated with the firm or its predecessors since 1969 and has been a partner since 1975. Mrs. Biggs is a member of various professional, civic, historical and cultural organizations.
J. L. Chauvin has served as Treasurer of the Company since its incorporation in December 1994 and as a director since March 2002. Mr. Chauvin has been employed by the Bank since 1983 and was promoted to Treasurer in November of 1994 and to Senior Vice President in January of 1999. Mr. Chauvin is a member of the Louisiana Society and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Thomas F. Kramer retired from his medical practice in 1993. He was a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology and is a member of various medical organizations. Dr. Kramer is a member and past president of the St. Mary Chapter of the Louisiana Landmark Society and an officer of the Rotary Club of Franklin. He served for twelve years on the Council of the Shadows on the Teche, a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He has received the distinguished service award from the Boy Scouts of America and in 1994 was the recipient of the Golden Service Award of the West St. Mary Chamber of Commerce.
Darryl R. Broussard is a Senior Vice President of the Bank and also the Chief Lending Officer. He is responsible for all loan operations and for commercial loan originations. He has been in the banking industry since 1983 and has been employed by the Bank since 1996.
Jason Freyou is a Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the Bank. Prior to joining the Bank in August 2008, Mr. Freyou served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of State Bank & Trust Co., headquartered in Ridgeland, Missouri from April 2005 through August 2008. From July 1999 through March 2005, Mr. Freyou served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of First Bancshares of Baton Rouge and its subsidiary, First Bank. Mr. Freyou is the son of Director Ernest Freyou.