Daily News: November 12, 2012

Capital One Appoints Willson as Regional Commercial Executive

Capital One Bank announced the appointment of Bill Willson to lead the bank’s commercial banking business in Northeast Louisiana, Western Mississippi and Southern Arkansas. He is responsible for meeting the financial needs of corporate and middle-market companies headquartered in the region.

Willson has 27 years of commercial and investment banking experience, including 25 years in Monroe. Willson reports to Chris Haskew, North Louisiana Commercial Banking manager for Capital One Bank.

“With his broad knowledge of the region’s business community and extensive commercial banking experience, Bill is a strong addition to Capital One Bank’s middle-market banking team and our Northeast Louisiana executive leadership group,” said Haskew. “We’re fortunate to have a banker with his leadership skills, market knowledge and expertise as we work to take our outstanding commercial banking program in the Ark-La-Miss to an even higher level.”

Willson previously served as a senior vice president for Southwest Securities, leading the company’s Public Finance Group activities in Louisiana and Mississippi.