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Board of Directors

The following members make up the Catalyst Bancorp Board of Directors.  Please select an individual member below to learn more about them and the committees they contribute to.

  • Todd A. Kidder

    Chairman of the Board of St. Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank since December 2016 and Chairman of the Board of Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception. Engineering Technician, Louisiana State Department of Transportation since July 1987.

    Mr. Kidder brings management expertise to the board as a utility relocation specialist responsible for coordinating the relocation of utilities in connection with state highway projects in an eight Parish area in Louisiana. Mr. Kidder serves as a committee member of the Opelousas Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and has served on the Board of Directors of Indian Hills Country Club, Opelousas, Louisiana. Director of St. Landry Homestead since 2009 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception.

  • Ted D. Bellard

    Director and Secretary. President and owner of Targil, Inc., a seasoning supply company located in Opelousas, Louisiana since July 1995 and President and owner of Juneau’s Cajun Meats, Mansura, Louisiana since July 2002.

    Mr. Bellard brings business and management expertise to the board as the owner of local businesses in the communities served by St. Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank. Director of St. Landry Homestead since 2014 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception.

  • Kirk E. Kleiser

    Director, Senior Managing Principal and Founder of K&G on the Geaux LLC and Kleiser Enterprises, which operate convenience stores in Lafayette, Louisiana.

    Mr. Kleiser brings to the board experience in business planning and small business development. He is also very knowledgeable of the communities served by St. Landry Homestead. Mr. Kleiser has served on the Chevron National Dealer Council and is a member of the Carencro Business Association. He has been a Director of St. Landry Homestead since January 2021 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception. 

  • Frederick R. Lafleur, CPA

    Director. President and Chief Executive Officer of Savoie’s Sausage & Food Products, Inc. (“Savoie’s”) since October 2019. Prior thereto, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Savoie’s from January 2016 through September 2019.

    Mr. Lafleur brings management and leadership experience to the board as the Chief Executive Officer of a food processing and distribution company located in Opelousas, Louisiana. Mr. Lafleur serves on the Board of Directors of Vision St. Landry. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (“AICPA”) and the Society of Louisiana CPAs (“LCPA”). Director of St. Landry Homestead since 2016 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception.

  • Craig C. LeBouef, MBA,CPA, CFP

    Director. Partner of Going, Sebastien, Fisher & LeBouef, LLP and Owner of Craig C. LeBouef CPA, LLC Opelousas, Louisiana, since September 1994 and December 2008, respectively.

    Mr. LeBouef brings to the board a broad knowledge in accounting and financial management and expertise in investment management and personal financial planning. Mr. LeBouef serves on the Board of Directors and was past President of the St. Landry-Evangeline United Way. Mr. LeBouef is a member of the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Chair of Audit and Investment Committee). He is a member of the AICPA and LCPA. He is a current member and past President of the Rotary Club of Opelousas. Director of St. Landry Homestead since 2017 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception.

  • Matthew L. Scruggins

    Director. Supervisor of Personnel, St. Landry Parish School System since 2009.

    Mr. Scruggins brings oversight experience to the board as supervisor of employees and staffing and oversight of payroll and benefits for the local St. Landry Parish School System. Mr. Scruggins is a member of the Louisiana Association of School Executives and the Louisiana State Association of School Personnel Administrators. Director of St. Landry Homestead since 2014 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception.

  • Joseph B. Zanco, CPA, CIA

    Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank since August 2020 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception. Prior thereto, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Home Bancorp, Inc. and Home Bank, National Association, Lafayette, Louisiana from April 2008 until August 2020. Mr. Zanco served as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of IBERIABANK from February 2005 to April 2008.

    Mr. Zanco brings public company experience to the board as a former Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. Mr. Zanco serves on the Board of Trustees of Ochsner Lafayette General, the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and is the Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of One Acadiana (the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce). Director of St. Landry Homestead since January 2021 and Catalyst Bancorp, Inc. since inception.