IBERIABANK’s Harper named YMCA’s Chairman of the Board


Ginger Harper, Senior Vice President, Private Banking and Retail Banking Manager for IBERIABANK has been named Chairman of the Board for the Heart of the Valley YMCA.

“We are thrilled to have Ginger take on the role of the YMCA’s Chairman of the Board,” said Jerry Courtney, CEO, Heart of the Valley YMCA.

"Ginger has been an active member on the Heart of the Valley YMCA Board of Directors for the past 5 years. She has served on the Executive Committee, the CEO Search Committee and has chaired the YMCA Tee Up for Kids Golf Tournament. Ginger is passionate about the Y’s mission of serving youth and families."

“The Y is a volunteer led organization and effective Board leadership is critical to the success and impact of the YMCA. We are fortunate to have Ginger as our next Board President, I believe her skills, passion and commitment to the YMCA and community will serve us well.”

The Heart of the Valley YMCA is an inclusive non-profit organization whose mission is to provide programs and services that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause.

The Heart of the Valley YMCA is a leading non-profit commissioned by the YMCA of the USA to serve 5 counties in North Alabama, Marshall, Madison, Limestone, Morgan & Jackson counties. The Heart of the Valley YMCA history dates to 1910, employs over 360 employees and has a budget of over 8 million dollars. The 3 primary focus areas for the YMCA are Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. The Heart of the Valley YMCA serves over 30,000 individuals annually and provides scholarships to over 7000 individuals totaling over $700,000.

Harper joined IBERIABANK in January 2011 to lead the private banking team and has since assumed the retail management position as well. She is responsible for lending, investment strategies, trust and financial planning for the Huntsville market. In this role, she focuses on providing comprehensive financial solutions and unparalleled service to affluent clientele. She is also leading the strategy for retail and community outreach locally.

Pictured: Jerry Courtney, president and CEO for the Heart of the Valley YMCA, and Ginger Harper, the new Chairman of the Board for Heart of the Valley YMCA.

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