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Nov 26, 2012

Community Trust Bank Welcomes New Mortgage Loan Officer

Sharon Matthews joins Monroe Financial Center

MONROE, LA – Community Trust Bank announces that Sharon Matthews has joined its team as a Mortgage Loan Officer at the Monroe Financial Center on Hudson Lane. Matthews brings decades of banking and loan experience to Community Trust Bank after a focused career in the banking industry.

Matthews has served in several financial positions throughout her career, including loan originator, operations manager, and account executive at various companies throughout the state. A graduate of Ouachita Parish High School and a lifelong resident, she has a keen sense of the area and its financial needs, having resided here for her lifetime.

“We’re excited to welcome such an experienced loan officer to Community Trust Bank,” said Lance Hall, CTB Regional President. “Sharon’s previous work and her complete understanding of the Monroe community is a valuable asset to our banking family. She really represents what we’re all about at Community Trust Bank – making the customer feel like the only customer every time.”

Matthews is also a Louisiana Notary Public and licensed loan originator.

She is a devoted LSU football fan and has one son currently enrolled at the school. Matthews also spends her time outside of work volunteering for the United Way and any other community organizations in need of help.

About Community Trust Bank

Community Trust Bank, a century year old, Louisiana-chartered bank, provides a wide range of traditional banking services with 31 banking centers throughout north Louisiana, north Texas, and north and central Mississippi. Community Trust Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Trust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company with assets over $2.8 billion. Community Trust Financial Corporation’s common stock is not listed on any exchange and is traded through individually negotiated transactions. To learn more, visit Community Trust’s website at