Meryl believes that success is built on a foundation of giving back - and she's experienced a lot of success. After overseeing the launch and development of her family's rice mill at just 21 years old, she's gone on to foresee and fill the need for rice packaging in North Louisiana.▶Watch Video
She now runs Neighbors Cookies, too, which produces cookie dough for the fundraising industry. In addition to helping children build playgrounds, go on trips, and reach other goals, they make a pretty mean cookie.
Harold has served Meryl's family businesses for the better part of her life, becoming a family friend. Meryl knew that Harold and Origin were a perfect fit for Neighbors' banking needs, because their relationship extends beyond that of a standard banker-customer. Harold goes above and beyond, providing advice, planning, and from time to time, taste testing.