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J. Keith Short

J. Keith ShortJ. Keith Short is Investar Bank’s Executive Vice President and Regional President based in Lafayette, LA. As President, he is responsible for the bank's commercial, retail and private banking activities. Keith has been with Investar Bank for three years, and prior he was with IBERIABANK for 13 years, serving in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, and Naples, Florida.

Keith earned a finance degree from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University. While at LSU, Keith took Honors courses through the Honors Division. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at SMU (Dallas, Texas). Keith has served on the Board and Executive Committee of the Capital Area United Way, Board and Executive Committee of the Istrouma Boy Scouts, Board and Past Chair of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, and LSU Honors College Advisory Council. In addition, past service includes: Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Board and the Children’s Museum of Naples Board. Keith resides in Lafayette, Louisiana with his wife and son, and twin daughters who are students at LSU.