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Supporting Women in Business

Recent studies show that women-owned businesses are the fastest growing business segment in our country.* Yet, we hear that many women feel underserved by their financial institutions. We want to change that and help you to build better businesses and stronger communities.

We can help women business owners like yourself find the right banking solutions that meet your needs and support your goals.

We're inspired by the women following their dreams and leading our communities.

Guided by a promise to help our clients and communities grow and thrive, our visionary founders understood the need for a strong community partner. A partner that could provide resources to their community through people, money, expertise and banking relationships to make our communities better. Today, as more and more women are stepping up to take on big challenges and drive communities forward with big dreams and strong drive, we know we have the opportunity to make a difference together.

Succeeding in Style

“Hancock Whitney Small Business Matters gave me strategic tools to market my business with knowledge and confidence. I’m a solopreneuer, but I’m not in this alone.”

Regina Correa, owner of Studio Riche Designs

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Women's Equality Day

“It’s important to take (or make) the time and courage to lift and learn from those women around us to keep advancing forward, the climb doesn’t feel or appear as steep when you feel supported.”

Hancock Whitney Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tamara Wyre

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A Community of Women

“It is ok to have boundaries; and listen to your gut. We change every day, so make sure to take the time to evaluate if you are following the path you want to be on, not just blindly following a goal you set five years ago.”

Suzy Rivera, owner of SHOE

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42% of all U.S. business are owned by women.
Source: National Women's Business Council

As of 2019, there are an estimated
12.9 million women-owned businesses in the United States, employing nearly
9.4 million people.
Source: 2019 State of Women Owned Business Report

1 in 5 firms with revenue of $1 million or more is woman-owned.
Source: National Association of Women Business Owners

Operating Accounts

We have the right accounts for your business, whether it's a large corporation, small business, or promising start-up. Plus, a variety of flexible financial alternatives tailored to meet your unique borrowing needs.


Let's talk about accepting in-store and mobile payments and gift cards, credit cards and ways to revolutionize your payments processing.

Guidance and Resources

Together with our partners, Hancock Whitney Small Business Matters offer no-cost training, consultation and technical assistance to help small businesses grow.

We believe in you and want to hear from you.

Let's get started on your dreams!

* Source: Forbes, Gender Inequality Led to the Rise of Women Entrepreneurs