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Aug 2, 2012

Community Trust Bank Names Linnea Fayard Allen Culture Communications Officer

RUSTON, LA –Community Trust Bank has announced that Linnea Fayard Allen has joined the bank as Culture Communications Officer. In this position Linnea will be responsible for internal and external communications regarding the bank's unique customer-centric culture.

“Linnea’s bright personality and breadth of experience brings helpful skill sets to this important area of our marketing unit,” said Ryan Kilpatrick, Senior Vice President, Culture Strategies, Community Trust Bank. “Our belief has always been that our customer-focused culture has been the key to our success. By adding talented personnel like Linnea to communicate those attributes helps to keep our culture fresh.”

A life-long resident of north Louisiana, Linnea brings decades of journalism, marketing, and television experience to her new position. Her initial focus and responsibility is culture communications, which includes the bank's intranet, social media, and company newsletter.

Outside the office, Linnea can be found emceeing and entertaining at various community events, and performing with Ruston Community Theater. She currently lives in Ruston with her husband Teddy, daughter Emily, and step-son Casey.

About Community Trust Bank

Community Trust Bank, a century year old, Louisiana-chartered bank, provides a wide range of traditional banking services with 31 banking centers throughout north Louisiana, north Texas, and north and central Mississippi. Community Trust Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Trust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company with assets over $2.5 billion. Community Trust Financial Corporation’s common stock is not listed on any exchange and is traded through individually negotiated transactions. To learn more, visit Community Trust’s website at