Mission: Each day, we reaffirm our mission to help people achieve their financial goals and dreams.
In the late 1800s, the Gulf Coast and two new banks were booming. South Mississippians looked to Hancock Bank to help manage prosperity created by agriculture, seafood, timber and tourism. Sixty miles to the west, New Orleans and Whitney Bank thrived in the wake of the World Cotton Expo.
For over a hundred years, Hancock and Whitney grew with and because of the people and places of the Gulf South. As the banks expanded into new towns and cities, they quickly became trusted, reliable business and community partners. Many smaller regional banks became part of Hancock and Whitney over the years; and, in December 2010, Hancock and Whitney came together.
The two neighbors had always shared similar history, geography and values. Merging was the next strategic step in the relationship, establishing an even stronger organization grounded in regional tradition and dedicated to regional success.
Today, history and commitment are still at the heart of who we are. Common experience and ideals connect us to local people and communities. We help individuals, families and businesses protect and grow the financial future they deserve and the quality of life we all cherish.
Under the Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank names and at locations in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, we offer contemporary banking options secured by solid ideals, pride in where we live and confidence in how far we can go together.
Like our founders, we believe in building a company that never knows completion—an organization that keeps getting better. Across this special region we call home, our heritage unites us, our communities inspire us and Our Mission, Our Purpose, Our Promise to associates and Our Core Values guide us as we move forward.
Each day, we reaffirm our mission to help people achieve their financial goals and dreams.
We work hard to create opportunities for people and the communities we serve—our purpose for doing what we do.
We honor and respect associates with a heartfelt promise: You can grow. You have a voice. You are important.
Five timeless core values keep us strong, help us grow and define the way we do business:
Honor & Integrity. We proudly bear a figurative badge symbolizing our steady commitment to do
the right thing for the people who depend on and trust us.
Strength & Stability. We maintain strong capital and solid business practices to anchor the company's financial soundness and offer clients safe harbor for their hard-earned money.
Commitment to Service. With a firm handshake and compassionate outreach, we pledge exceptional service to our clients and communities every day.
Teamwork. Like finely tuned gears, we work together to power an organization founded to help people, businesses and communities succeed.
Personal Responsibility. Each of us carries the long-burning light of accountability that leads us to go above and beyond our best.
Choose from a variety of career opportunities while enjoying a first-class working environment,
competitive wages, superb benefits packages and numerous opportunities for advancement.
Our family of companies include: Whitney Bank (doing business as “Hancock Bank” in Mississippi,
Alabama and Florida and “Whitney Bank” in Louisiana and Texas), Hancock Investment Services, Inc. and Harrison Finance Company.
Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to the spirit of our purpose. We pledge exceptional service to our clients and communities, and believe we can best serve them by mirroring the communities where we do business.
We believe in attracting, retaining and promoting quality talent and recognize that our diversity makes us a stronger company.
We are committed to helping those who serve by hiring veterans and continually supporting our country's service members.
We support the military and fully recognize, honor and comply with the Uniformed Services Reemployment Rights Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act.
We are committed to the philosophies of competitive, equitable and performance-based pay.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity and believe that diversity in the workplace is essential to our success.
I have been working at Hancock and Whitney Bank full-time
I recently interviewed with Hancock and Whitney Bank. Don't know if I have the job yet, however, great group of friendly people who are focused on hiring top talent. Everyone from the recruiter to the top executives seemed genuine, happy to work there and eager to make the whole process pleasant for potential candidates. First class organization with first class people.
Only cons appear to be some of the negative reviews about the bank being focused on "selling". Seems a little silly because it is after all a business that is focused on growth and stability, which in-turn benefits the employee and the community where they work.
Advice to Management
Stay on current course of being an aggressive, friendly and family-oriented institution.
I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Hancock and Whitney Bank (Waveland, MS) in September 2016.
The hiring process was very fast. The recruiter called to setup an interview on a Friday for that Following Monday. She emailed me all the interview information (like who I would be interviewing with, date, time, & location also) once I confirmed the date and time was great for me.
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