UMB expands reach with new community branch opening in New Roads

Published 11:17 am Thursday, March 14, 2024

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NATCHEZ — UMB is excited to announce it will be opening a full-service branch in New Roads, Louisiana.

This expansion marks a significant milestone for UMB as it continues to strengthen its commitment to providing personalized financial services to the communities it serves.

The new branch, located at 1740 False River Road, will offer a wide range of banking products and services tailored to meet the unique needs of the New Roads community. From personal savings and checking accounts to business loans and mortgages, UMB is dedicated to empowering individuals and businesses with the financial tools they need to thrive.

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Temporarily, branch operations will exist out of a modular building adjacent to the construction site of the permanent branch building. The building plan includes an Acadian style design that will reflect the architecture and cultural expression of the

community, blending seamlessly with the beauty of the New Roads area.

To celebrate the opening, UMB will be hosting an event so that the community will have an opportunity to meet the branch team, enjoy refreshments, and learn more about the services UMB has to offer.

Adrian Sandel, CEO of UMB, expressed enthusiasm about the new branch, stating, “We are thrilled to become a part of the vibrant New Roads community. Our goal, as it is for all our branches, is to build strong relationships with our customers and contribute to the local economy by providing excellent financial solutions.”

United Mississippi Bank, formerly known as First Natchez Bank, was chartered on February 23, 1973, and opened its first office on May 14, 1973, in Natchez, Adams County Mississippi.

Since opening, UMB has been a recognized market leader in the financial services industry in southwest Mississippi and Louisiana, striving to meet the needs of each citizen at its nine locations. UMB will continue to ensure growth and prosperity by hiring the most qualified employees, staying current with technological advances in the banking industry, supporting its employees and the communities it serves, and delivering a competitive shareholder return. With a focus on personalized service and community engagement, UMB strives to be the preferred banking partner for individuals and businesses alike.