Soileau Named to Exchange Bank Board

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Exchange Bank announces the addition of Kirk Soileau to its Board of Directors, effective August 2017.

Soileau is chief executive officer of Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and has over 36 years in the healthcare profession.

M. “Joe” Henry III, Board Chairman, said, “Kirk has always demonstrated strong leadership within our business community and we are delighted to have someone with his background on our bank Board.”

Soileau obtained a nursing degree from Charity Hospital School of Nursing in New Orleans, a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of St. Francis in Joilet, Ill., and a Master’s of Health Administration from Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is one of 16 National Malcolm Baldrige Fellows for 2017.

Soileau is on the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners for the State of Louisiana and is president-elect for the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Louisiana Chapter. He has been a Rotarian since 1998 and is a member of the Natchitoches Club. Soileau is serving as the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman for 2017.

Exchange Bank Board of Directors includes J.M. Henry III, John W. Luster, Harold J. Boutte Sr., Sidney B. Evans III and Michael S. Newton.   J.M.”Pat” Henry Jr. is an ex-officio member.

Exchange Bank is celebrating 125 years of service and is the oldest state chartered bank in Louisiana. It operates two branch locations in Natchitoches and recently opened a Loan Production Office in Pineville.