IBERIABANK and Clay Piggy Launch Game Based Financial Literacy Program in Dallas School

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Elementary school students in the Dallas community can now learn personal financial skills by interacting with a fun and engaging online game that simulates real word scenarios. IBERIABANK has partnered with Clay Piggy to bring the innovative financial capability program to John F. Kennedy Learning Center in Dallas.

“Clay Piggy provides our students with real, tangible experiences that prepare them for future financial literacy and independence,” said Carmela Levy-David, Principal at John F. Kennedy Learning Center.

IBERIABANK (http://www.iberiabank.com), the 128-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, has partnered with an innovative financial education technology company, Clay Piggy, to bring an exciting new game based financial capability program to students in the Dallas community.

IBERIABANK is sponsoring the use of Clay Piggy, an interactive online game for students attending John F. Kennedy Learning Center. Through this partnership IBERIABANK and Clay Piggy will provide students with access to Clay Piggy’s financial capability program at no cost to the students or the learning center.

Students at all grade levels have access to this fun, engaging and progressive learning system designed to teach basic concepts of financial literacy including, earning, spending, saving, investing and giving. Through the students’ game play, they develop vital money management skills which educate them how to obtain jobs, pay bills, save for educations and manage their debt.

“Partnering with John F. Kennedy Learning Center allows us to have a role in helping children in our community learn the importance of saving money and learn financial responsibility at an early age,” said Daryl Kirkham, Dallas Market President for IBERIABANK.

“Clay Piggy provides our students with real, tangible experiences that prepare them for future financial literacy and independence,” said Carmela Levy-David, Principal at John F. Kennedy Learning Center. "Through their access to the curriculum, they have become active participants in the financial landscape of their households, and have a new appreciation for their education and the rigors of financial responsibility."

“We are thrilled to partner with IBERAIBANK to engage the elementary school students in the Dallas community,” said Devaraj Sundaram, Clay Piggy Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer. “Our mission is to promote financial capability using game based learning technology and we are pleased to start reaching students in Texas through our partnership with IBERIABANK.”

Clay Piggy was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The educational technology company produces interactive online game-based learning programs that teach elementary school students financial responsibility. The programs have been implemented in schools nationwide as a main financial literacy resource. To learn more or request a demo, visit claypiggy.com

IBERIABANK Corporation is a financial holding company with 292 combined offices, including 200 bank branch offices and three loan production offices in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, and Florida, 23 title insurance offices in Arkansas and Louisiana, mortgage representatives in 57 locations in 10 states. The company has eight locations with representatives of IBERIA Wealth Advisors in five states, and one IBERIA Capital Partners, L.L.C. office in New Orleans. The Company's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "IBKC."

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