- News & Analysis
- Event Tickets & Nominations
"It was a leap of faith," Vascocu said. "They wanted a positive IberiaBank employee in Arkansas. We were going at it blind, but I was excited about meeting new folks."
Vascocu received an economics degree from Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tenn., in 1995. The first job of his career was with AmSouth Bank in Birmingham, Ala. He moved through the company in commercial and business banking before transferring to Louisiana.
Previously a team leader for commercial banking, Vascocu accepted the offer to become president of the central Arkansas market for IberiaBank, which was then called Pulaski Bank & Trust. In August 2007, the family moved to Little Rock.
"Little Rock is a very open community," Vascocu said. "You just can’t believe how nice everyone is here. We continue to consider ourselves blessed."
Although he has been in Little Rock only a short time, Vascocu has already become involved in the community. He serves on the Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute board of directors and on the Museum of Discovery board of trustees.