Meet the Team at Bank of St. Francisville’s First Baton Rouge Branch

Published 11/17/2022

With its first standalone Baton Rouge branch slated to open at 5505 Highland Road late this fall, Bank of St. Francisville has assembled a team focused on building banking relationships rooted in accessibility, flexibility, and attention to detail. The new Baton Rouge branch staff is committed to delivering the same concierge-style banking service that has made Bank of St. Francisville a community institution, and that Baton Rouge businesses are increasingly seeking out in today’s complex, fast-evolving market.

“During these times of constant change, we are committed to staying focused on our customers’ needs. We take pride in the strength of the relationships we have developed over the years and continue to grow new relationships throughout the region.”

Douglas Dupont - Market President, Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Branch Staff

Douglas Dupont - Market President, Baton Rouge
Douglas Dupont
Douglas Dupont - Market President, Baton Rouge

Recognized as a member of Baton Rouge Business Report’s Top Forty Under 40 Class of 2022, Dupont has already accomplished much in his career. At age 25, he joined the banking industry as a loan review professional, rising quickly to become a market leader of a Monroe-based bank, before returning to Baton Rouge to assume the role of Market President for Bank of St. Francisville. As Market President for Baton Rouge, Dupont strives to replicate the culture and the overall banking experience that have made Bank of St. Francisville a cornerstone in the West Feliciana business community.  

Whitney Boyd
Whitney Boyd - Assistant Vice President, Baton Rouge

Boyd is tasked with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Baton Rouge branch and market. She will also head up business development and customer service within the new branch.

Thomas Hayward - Loan Portfolio Manager

Hayward will assist with servicing Dupont’s loan portfolio, and will maintain customer relationships.

Jake Vascocu - Loan Portfolio Analyst

Vascocu will serve as the credit underwriter for the Baton Rouge market.

The expansion into Baton Rouge enables Bank of St. Francisville to deliver a richer suite of services to its capital city-based customers. To receive updates on the Baton Rouge branch opening and stay informed about more programs and developments in community, sign up to receive BSF’s monthly e-newsletter.  

About Bank of St. Francisville

Bank of St. Francisville is a community-owned and operated bank headquartered in West Feliciana Parish.  Chartered in 1978, the Bank opened its doors in a small trailer. Today, its two-story brick headquarters on Commerce Street is a community landmark. The institution has grown to $235,000,000 in assets and 50 employees. Learn more at

Kelly Hurtado
Director of Community Relations

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