Fort Davis State Bank Rebrands to Maverick Bank, Embracing ‘Bold, Independent and Often Unorthodox Spirit’

Fort Davis State Bank is rebranding to Maverick Bank, effective March 22, 2024. “Along with our rebranding, we are making significant enhancements to our products and services,” the bank notes on its website. “We are reducing or eliminating many of our fees, improving our deposit account lineup, enhancing digital banking features and upgrading our debit … Read more

February 4–10, 2024

Name Changes The TDB reports that Fort Davis State Bank, based in Fort Davis, has changed its name to Maverick Bank. Branches The OCC reports that JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, based in Columbus, Ohio, has applied to establish the following branches: the southwest corner of State Hwy. 46 W and Bulverde Crossing in Spring Branch … Read more

January 28–February 3, 2024

Branches The OCC reports that Home Bank NA, based in Lafayette, Louisiana, has established a branch at 19415 Gulf Fwy. in Webster. The OCC reports that it has approved applications by Woodforest National Bank, based in The Woodlands, to establish the following branches: in the HEB at 24924 Morton Ranch Rd. in Katy and in … Read more

Ennis State Bank Opens 2024 Scholarship Opportunity to Area’s High School Seniors

Ennis State Bank has opened its 2024 scholarship application program to graduating high school seniors in the Ennis Independent School District. The bank is offering a $20,000 business scholarship and a $2,500 community scholarship with March 22 set as the application deadline. Ennis State Bank’s scholarship program has been helping young adults attend college for … Read more

PNC Bank Announces Nearly $1 Billion Investment to Expand Branch Network

On February 14, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based PNC Bank announced a significant expansion of its branch network over the next five years, including new Texas locations in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. The approximate $1 billion investment will lead to more than 100 new locations across the nation and renovation of more than 1,200 existing locations … Read more

Rine Promoted to President of Missouri-based UMB Financial Corp.

UMB Financial Corp., the holding company for Kansas City, Missouri-based UMB Bank, announced that Jim Rine has been promoted to president of the company, in addition to his current role as president and chief executive officer of UMB Bank. UMB Bank currently has four branches in North Texas. According to a press release announcing Rine’s … Read more

VeraBank Promotes Biggs to Regional Manager

Henderson-baseed VeraBank has promoted Brett Biggs, senior vice president, to regional manager. In this role, he will oversee both Henderson locations along with the Carthage and Mt. Enterprise branches. “Brett is a widely respected leader amongst the community and embodies the bank’s culture to provide a genuine banking experience to those we serve,” says Brad … Read more

Texas Security Bank Taps Parkey as Chief Banking Officer

Dallas-based Texas Security Bank recently announced changes to its executive leadership team. Ben Parkey, the bank’s Dallas managing director/commercial central, has been promoted to chief banking officer. Parkey has more than 22 years banking experience as a leader and commercial banker. He joined Texas Security Bank in 2013 when the bank was just over $200 … Read more

Amegy Bankers Unite for 34th Annual United Way Giving Campaign with a Nod to Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour  

United Way of Greater Houston is banking on some 750 Amegy Bank employees for its 34th annual United Way Giving campaign, which the bank is calling “Amegy Bank Through the Years: The Eras Tour.” Themed around Taylor Swift’s Eras tour, Houston-based Amegy bankers are dedicating February 1 through 23 to raising money for their communities … Read more

Cullen/Frost Bankers Appoints Andrade, Former Texas Secretary of State, to Board

The board of directors of Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., the holding company for San Antoino-based Frost Bank, has announced that Hope Andrade, former Texas secretary of state, has been elected to the board. She will join the board’s audit and risk committees. “[Andrade] is a longtime Texas entrepreneur and leader with a wealth of knowledge about … Read more