Karen Brown Pierre has been the Branch Manager of the Carencro location of Gulf Coast Bank for 3 ½ years. She has been in banking for 24 years, having worked at Whitney Bank, Midsouth Bank and Premier Bank.
Karen was born and raised in Lafayette, and attended Immaculate Heart of Mary school and Holy Rosary Institute. She graduated from Southern University in 1991 with a BS in Business Management. She married Samuel Pierre in 1996 and together, they have 3 sons, Kendall, Kennedy and Kwincy.
"It gives me joy to be able to assist people in the Upper Lafayette area with their financial needs. I try to develop relationships that make a positive difference in my customers’ lives," she stated.