Kevin Rafferty, Executive Vice President
Hancock Whitney Bank

Since October 2016, Kevin has been Executive Vice President of Hancock Whitney Bank in charge of business development and wholesale strategic implementation. Previously, he served as South Texas Market President starting when IBERIABANK entered the Houston market. The Bank has significantly grown its client base, resources and business portfolio in Houston and announced the acquisition of First Private Bank in Dallas. His previous experience includes leadership and management positions with First American Bank, Washington, DC and Whitney National Bank from 1979 – 2009 in New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX. Kevin is a graduate of Tulane with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and has a Master of Business Administration in Finance.

Active in the community, Kevin currently serves on the board of Rebuilding Together Houston and Waldo Burton Home. He also served as Chairman of New Orleans Lighthouse for the Blind, Chairman New Orleans Children's Museum and was a member of the Tulane Association of Business Alumni. Kevin is currently the chair of Rebuilding Together's national board.