Origin Bank Hires Vishakha Deora and Jeff Carpenter to Support Growth in The Woodlands

Origin Bank has announced that Vishakha Deora and Jeff Carpenter have joined the company’s team at The Woodlands banking center to support the community’s rapid growth.

“I’m pleased to have Vishakha and Jeff join the Origin Bank team,” said Regional Chief Operating Officer Jody Proler. “Their experience and passion for serving will have a tremendous impact on our personal, small business and commercial banking customers.”

Vishakha Deora joins the bank as Commercial Relationship Banker, EVP. With nearly 20 years’ experience in financial services, she specializes in commercial real estate lending, new business development, underwriting of large corporate loans and debt restructuring. Deora earned a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Mumbai.

Jeff Carpenter joins the bank as Commercial Relationship Banker, EVP. He has over 44 years of experience in financial services, specializing in commercial real estate lending, revolving lines of credit and equipment for middle market companies, with an emphasis on new business development. He and his wife have been residents of The Woodlands since 1990.

“Following the opening of our new location in The Woodlands earlier this year, we’re thrilled to demonstrate our continued commitment to serving our Houston area clients with the addition of these talented team members,” said Houston Regional President Carmen Jordan. “Along with Joe Cox, Vishakha and Jeff bring a wide range of commercial banking experience to The Woodlands office which will benefit current and future clients.”

Deora and Carpenter will maintain offices at Origin’s banking center in The Woodlands, located at 2501 Research Forest Drive, Suite A. For assistance with personal banking, mortgage lending, commercial banking, drive-thru banking and 24-hour ATM banking, please visit the location or call (832) 246-5500 for more information.

About Origin Bank:

Origin Bank is headquartered in Choudrant, Louisiana and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the financial holding company, Origin Bancorp, Inc. (OBNK). Chartered in Louisiana more than a century ago, Origin Bank provides a broad range of financial services to small and medium-sized businesses, municipalities, high net-worth individuals and retail clients from over 40 banking centers located from Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas across North Louisiana to Central Mississippi, as well as in Houston, Texas. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit Origin Bank’s website at www.origin.bank.