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Culture & Benefits

People are our most important asset and that's why we are proud to share our Core Values which allow us to serve our clients and communities, and our Employee Commitment which ensures that our associates have access to comprehensive benefits, training and education, and opportunities for growth. 

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About Hancock Whitney

With a heritage dating to the late 1800s, we are a multi-faceted financial services leader with locations throughout the Gulf South, including one of America’s strongest and safest financial institutions. We provide comprehensive financial services including traditional and online banking, commercial and small business banking, trusts and investments, mortgages, consumer financing and wealth management.

Over a century ago, our founders built a bank to create opportunities for people and the communities we serve. Our company culture is about exhibiting our longstanding dedication to this mission. It’s about going the extra mile — being respectful and committed to our work, our communities and each other.

Our culture defines us, unites us and distinguishes us as one solid financial services family. Come join us.

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Committed to our Associates and Communities

Our Benefits


Health & Wellness

To promote the wellbeing of our associates, we offer a comprehensive and competitive health and wellness benefits package.

Health benefits include

  • Medical coverage compliant with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care


Life & Disability Insurance

We recognize that life and disability insurance are two of the most dependable ways to provide financial protection for associates' families in the event of illness, disabling accident or death.

At no cost to eligible associates, the company offers

  • Group Term Life

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability insurance 

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We understand the importance of planning for retirement and offer our associates several plans to help them prepare for a secure future.

Retirement benefits for eligible associates include

  • 401(k) plan with a specified company match and additional employer contribution

  • Employee stock purchase plan


Career Development

We want you to grow and succeed. We provide associates with a variety of education and development opportunities for every stage of their careers.

We also offer tuition reimbursement for eligible associates interested in furthering their education in a field of study related to their position or another position within the company.

We offer courses in areas such as

  • Leadership development

  • Front line skills

  • Managerial and supervisory skills

  • Regulatory and compliance

  • Personal and professional development

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Time Off & Leave

Family and medical leave

You may be eligible for up to 12 weeks of leave (or up to 26 weeks of military caregiver leave to care for a covered service member with a serious injury or illness) during a 12-month period. The leave may be paid, unpaid or a combination of paid and unpaid leave depending on the circumstances of the leave and as specified in the policy.

Bonding leave

The company recognizes the importance of family, and bonding with a child due to the birth or placement of a child with the associate for adoption or foster care. We offer associates additional days of paid time away from work for bonding leave.

Paid time away from work

  • Vacation

  • Holidays

  • Volunteer

  • Sick Leave

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Additional Benefits

We offer a third-party service that provides free, confidential counseling and other related services to help associates and their families deal with personal difficulties.

We also provide several voluntary, supplemental benefits designed to enhance the benefits offered to our associates. 

Supplemental benefits include

  • Group Cancer policy

  • Group Critical Illness policy

  • Group Accident policy

  • Universal Life policy

  • Legal Plan

Hancock Whitney Corporation (NASDAQ:HWC) is a financial holding company and the parent company of Hancock Whitney Bank and Hancock Whitney Investment Services, Inc. with its Corporate headquarters in Gulfport, Mississippi. Hancock Whitney Bank provides banking products and services and Hancock Whitney Investment Services, Inc. provides investment products and services through their respective locations in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Texas. Hancock Whitney Bank also has a loan production office in Tennessee.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or history of disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, disabled veteran, or other protected characteristics as required by federal, state and local laws.