Gary B. Blossman currently serves as the President and CEO of First Bank and Trust.
Since 2010, Blossman has been overseeing First Bank and Trust’s entire banking operations as the bank continues to aggressively expand its personal and business services in South Louisiana and Mississippi. Blossman also serves on the Bank’s Board of Directors.
Prior to his role at First Bank and Trust, Blossman served as Chief Executive Officer of Parish National Bank for 12 years. In his 20-year tenure at Parish National Bank, Blossman is credited with successfully growing the bank to an $800 million institution with 17 branches throughout Louisiana and Florida.
A graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and Southeastern School of Advanced Commercial Lending at Vanderbilt University, Blossman has served in leadership positions on numerous banking boards and associations including the First National Banker’s Bank, Independent Community Banker’s Association, South East School of Commercial Lending and the Southern Financial Exchange.