Metairie Bank and Trust has announced the election of Sean M. Bruno, CPA as its newest

board member. Bruno has over 25 years of experience in performing audits and providing

consulting services to governmental and non-profit organizations, as well as small businesses.


“We are excited to have Mr. Bruno on our board,” shared Ron E. Samford, Jr., President & CEO

of Metairie Bank & Trust. “Sean brings a wealth of business and financial knowledge to the

table and shares our dedication to serving the community. He is a great addition to our board of



Bruno graduated with honors from Morehouse College in 1993. He began his career in public

accounting with the “big six” firm of Deloitte & Touche, LLP. After three years at Deloitte &

Touche, he joined Bruno & Tervalon, LLP, where he eventually became a director. In 2009,

Bruno started Sean M. Bruno CPAs, a full-service CPA firm that focuses on conducting audits

of colleges, universities, and non-profits. His past and present clients include: Greater New

Orleans Sports Foundation, NFL Super Bowl Host Committee, Dillard University, Grambling

State University, and Tulane University.


In addition to his work as a CPA, Bruno sits on a number of boards and commissions, and serves

as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Orleans Parish Sherriff’s Office.


Bruno noted, “I am honored to serve on the board at Metairie Bank. I look forward to working

with Mr. Samford, and the other members of the board. I am thankful for the opportunity to

help shape the future of such a great institution while enriching our community.”


Metairie Bank, the Bank of Personal Service, was founded in 1947. With assets of $390

million, it is the oldest and largest commercial bank headquartered in Jefferson Parish, and

serves the entire Greater New Orleans area. It has nine branches, including two banking

locations on the Northshore, in Mandeville and Covington, as well as a full-service remote ATM

in Covington.