Mitchell returns to JD Bank lending team

American Press

Lori Mitchell joined JD Bank as SVP Commercial Lender. Mitchell will be located at the JD Bank Sulphur Branch, 2905 Maplewood Drive.

With more than 38 years of experience in the banking industry, she works with business customers throughout Southwest Louisiana to help them meet their financial goals through the financing of commercial real estate including rental investments, subdivision development, spec homes, RV Parks and many other business needs.

She started her banking career in 1980 as a teller and worked her way up through the ranks as a collector, loan associate, appraisal reviewer, compliance assistant and consumer lender. In 1995, she was hired by JD Bank and during her 17-year career served as branch manager for the Sulphur and Kinder branches and commercial lender for the Kirby Street branch in Lake Charles. Most recently, she worked as a commercial lender for Pedestal Bank for six years before returning to JD Bank.

Mitchell is a member of the DeQuincy Federated Service League, secretary/treasurer for the DeQuincy Veterans Organization, and teaches preschool for her church, Crosspoint Community Church.