Meet Our Team

Gerard A. Plauché, CFA, Managing Partner

Gerard A. Plauché, CFABefore co-founding Delta Financial Advisors, Mr. Plauché was a principal of Fenner, Plauché and Williams Investment Management Company. Prior to his tenure there, Mr. Plauché spent eleven years in the banking business. His most recent position was as a Senior Vice President and manager of the local Trust Department of a major regional bank. His duties there included advising the bank’s clients on all facets of investment, retirement and estate planning.

He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Louisiana, as well as several other local professional and civic organizations.

Mr. Plauché received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of New Orleans and his Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University. He is also an alumnus of the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. Additionally, he is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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Ainsley D. Bishop, Partner

Ainsley D. BishopPrior to joining Delta Financial Advisors, Mrs. Bishop spent over six years in the investment management field. Her most recent position was as an investment manager for Charles Schwab. Her duties there included advising Schwab’s affluent clients in all areas of investment management as well as financial and estate planning.

Mrs. Bishop received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Louisiana State University and her Master of Business Administration degree from the E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University, specializing in Internal Audit.

Mrs. Bishop is a member of the LSU Alumni Association, the Quota Club, as well as other local professional and civic associations. She has also served as an officer and board member of the LSU MBA Alumni Association. In addition, Mrs. Bishop is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

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John T. Egnatchik, Operations Manager

John EgnatchikPrior to joining Delta Financial Advisors in 2003, Mr. Egnatchik was the Data Processing Manager with Fenner, Plauché and Williams Investment Management Company for over 20 years. He joined our firm in the same capacity. Mr. Egnatchik oversees daily operations which include account reconciliations, trading allocations, and portfolio reporting.

Mr. Egnatchik received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Tulane University.

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Angelle M. Verbois, Office Manager

Angelle VerboisPrior to joining Delta Financial Advisors, Mrs. Verbois spent several years as an office manager in addition to many years in sales and management. Her responsibilities have included all aspects of office administration, contract negotiation, inventory control, loss prevention, public relations and marketing.

Mrs. Verbois received her Associates of Arts and Sciences degree in Criminal Justice from Delgado Community College and her Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree in Political Science from Loyola University.

Mrs. Verbois has served as an officer and board member of local civic associations, is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu and remains involved in volunteerism and various civic associations.

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