Hatch named branch manager

First Federal Bank of Louisiana announced that Karen Hatch has been named the Branch Manager and Lender at the Bank’s McNeese Branch located at 324 E. McNeese St. in Lake Charles.

Hatch has been with the Bank since 2017 and previously served as Senior Branch Supervisor at the Main Office.

In her new position, Hatch will oversee the McNeese Branch’s daily operations and profitability while also managing consumer loans for the branch.

She is a graduate of McNeese State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. “We are proud to see this upward mobility opportunity for Karen,” said Sam Wilkinson, President of First Federal Bank. “Karen has been an essential part of the team at the Main Office, and we are excited to see her expand on the foundation already established at the McNeese Branch.