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Executive Vice President, Director of Retail and Small Business
Robert M. Kottler is the Executive Vice President and Director of Retail and Small Business for IBERIABANK. In this role, Bob is responsible for the Retail segment, including retail operations, product management, credit cards, sales, retail training and small business.
Prior to joining IBERIABANK, Bob was Executive Vice President for Small Business Banking for Capital One Bank. In that role, Mr. Kottler was responsible for developing the Small Business Banking strategy and profit and loss management in the markets where Capital One’s banking business operates, including Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia, DC, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
His previous roles at Capital One included leading the branch, branch real estate and business banking functions in the “de novo” markets, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and several other communities.
Prior to the merger of Capital One Financial Corporation and Hibernia Corporation in November 2005, Mr. Kottler served as Hibernia’s Chief Sales Support Officer.
In May 2003, Mr. Kottler was named Chief Sales Support Officer and Senior Executive Vice President. He was responsible for all sales support functions, including marketing, product management, delivery channel management, and loan and branch operations, as well as consumer and small business lending.
Mr. Kottler joined Hibernia in 1983. A Cleveland native, he has 28 years of banking experience and has served in several management positions, including Manager of the Small Business Banking Service Center, Small Business Banking and Marketing and Delivery Channel Management.
Mr. Kottler earned his B.S. in Management and his M.B.A. from Tulane University. He also is a graduate of the CBA Graduate School of Retail Banking at the University of Virginia.
Mr. Kottler served as chair of the Board of Directors for the Consumer Bankers Association. He is also a former Director of CFED, SBFE and the Tulane Associates and past President of the Tulane Association of Business Alumn.