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First Guaranty in La. selects insider as new president and CEO

First Guaranty Bancshares in Hammond, La., has a new CEO.

The $3.6 billion-asset company said in a press release that Michael Mineer had also become its president. Mineer, who was Midwest area president, succeeded Alton Lewis, who retired.

Lewis, who had led the company since 2009, will remain vice chairman.

“I would like to thank Alton for his unwavering commitment and dedicated service for over three decades. He has built something special here at First Guaranty,” Marshall Reynolds, First Guaranty’s chairman, said in the release.

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