Origin Bancorp, Inc. Announces Election of New Board of Directors
RUSTON, La., May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Origin Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: OBNK) (“Origin” or the “Company”), the financial holding company of Origin Bank, today announced that shareholders elected Daniel Chu as a new director at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders on April 27, 2022.
“We are very pleased to welcome Daniel to our Board of Directors,” said Drake Mills, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Origin Bancorp, Inc. “His entrepreneurial spirit and vast experience will tremendous resources as we continue to grow the business and deliver value to our employees, customers, communities and shareholders.”
Mr. Chu, Founder and CEO of Tricolor Holdings, has over 25 years of experience in the automotive finance industry where he brings unparalleled financial services experience. A U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Tricolor is a mission-driven company that uses technology to advance financial inclusion for a highly underserved Hispanic consumer. Previously, Chu distinguished himself as a successful serial entrepreneur, having founded six companies over the past thirty years. Prior to his current role, he founded two other companies in the automotive financial services industry, which later went public. He has served as CEO in seven different companies.
“My own twenty-five-year span as an entrepreneur has shed light on how culture, more than any other factor, is the engine of sustainable growth and success,” Chu said. “Origin Bank’s culture – to truly engage with customers and partner with the wider community to understand their challenges and create thoughtful solutions – is rare and distinct, uniquely positioning it for value creation. , and I have experienced it first hand.I am honored to join their mission.
Chu received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He also holds a Master of Science in Sports Administration from the University of Miami. Chu graduated from St. Mark’s School in Texas. After graduating from college, Chu coached intercollegiate basketball for seven years.
About Origin Bancorp, Inc.
Origin is a financial holding company headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana. Origin’s wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Origin Bank, was founded in 1912. Deeply rooted in Origin’s history is a culture committed to providing personalized relationship banking to its customers and communities. Origin provides a wide range of financial services to businesses, municipalities, high net worth individuals and individuals. Origin currently operates 45 banking centers located between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, Texas, northern Louisiana and Mississippi. For more information, visit www.origin.bank.
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