The talent and commitment of our associates is the key to our organization's continued success. Many associates have been with us since the beginning of their careers, rising to positions of leadership thanks to a corporate philosophy that recognizes individual initiative, hard work and a dedication to our core values. Others have joined us as experienced professionals who wish to further their careers in the strong, stable environment that we offer as an industry leader. Whatever your interests are, you'll find we offer a wide array of opportunities to help you build a bright future.
Professional career options include opportunities in Retail, Commercial, Mortgage,Trust & Asset Management, Insurance, Information Technology, Investments and Corporate Operations.
Professional Career Options
Since the beginning, our branches have been the heart of our organization. Now, with over 200 banking offices across the Gulf South, our network of retail branches continues to thrive. Branch associates are our organization's front line representatives, providing world-class customer service. Thus, excellent communication skills, a love for working with and helping customers, and a high degree of professionalism are essential for a successful career. Strong organizational and computer skills combined with enthusiasm and an aptitude for sales are other important qualifications we seek in candidates who are looking for an exciting and fulfilling career.
Backed by over 100 years of commercial experience and comprehensive resources for regional, national and international banking, our Commercial Relationship Managers help customers meet their business goals and financial objectives. We work closely with customers to determine the best strategies and solutions to address today's complex issues, including sophisticated treasury services tools and a variety of lending options that better enable our customers to succeed.
Our Mortgage Lending division offers a wide range of residential mortgage options for customers from first-time home buyers to growing families and empty nesters. In addition to conventional mortgages, refinancing and construction loans, we also participate in various government mortgage loan options such as FHA, VA and state bond programs. Our organization takes pride in finding the home financing solution that fits each customer's individual needs.
Trust and Asset Management
Trust and Asset Management offers comprehensive and coordinated financial services that help individuals and businesses build, preserve and transfer wealth through investment management, insurance, brokerage, financial planning, estate and trust services, private banking, retirement planning, and employee benefits services. With offices in Baton Rouge, Gulfport, Jackson, New Orleans, Houston, Mobile, Tallahassee, Tampa and Orlando, our Trust and Asset Management division serves affluent individuals and businesses by providing consultative-based recommendations from highly trained bankers who team with product specialists.
Our organization, which includes Hancock Insurance Agency (including Whitney Insurance Agency, Inc., Whitney Insurance Agency of Texas, Inc., Hancock Insurance Agency of Alabama, Inc. and Hancock Insurance Agency of Florida, Inc.), has been providing quality insurance products to our customers for over 100 years. As independent insurance agencies, we represent some of the nation's most respected and financially sound companies to provide commercial and personal coverage that fits the individual needs of our customers. This consultative approach is designed to provide the right amount and type of coverage at competitive rates, enabling our customers to safeguard what they have now and what they hope to build for the future.
In today's world, technology's role is continually growing. Our IT professionals work with and develop technology from industry leaders such as IBM, Cisco, Nortel and Microsoft to provide innovative, reliable solutions for associates and customers. Most business applications are purchased from major software houses but are enhanced and maintained in-house.
IT notables include the following:
Hancock Investment Services Inc.(including Whitney Investment Services, Whitney Investment Services, Inc., Whitney Investment Services of Texas, Inc.) offers the investment options of a national brokerage firm, while maintaining the personal touch of a community bank. We offer customers a focused risk management strategy and the support and guidance to help them meet their investment goals. Through our unique Life Planning approach, we help fulfill our customers' needs by developing individualized investment plans that utilize our long-term planning expertise.
The corporate headquarters for Hancock Holding Company is located in Gulfport, Mississippi and is the home of many of our shared services function career opportunities. Additionally, many support functions have a regional presence in our major market areas to provide the proper level of service to our internal business partners.
Corporate Operations Opportunities