Mark Riebe, chairman and CEO of Weatherford-based Texas Bank, recently announced that longtime Weatherford banker Lin Bearden has joined as Parker County market president. Bearden served for 23 years with a local bank in Weatherford, 16 of those years as president and CEO. During his tenure, the bank experienced significant growth and added two branches.
Bearden has been a resident of Parker County for more than 30 years. He was an honor graduate of Weatherford College and summa cum laude graduate of Texas Christian University and Tarleton State University, where he earned an MBA degree. He is also a graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University.
Bearden serves with numerous groups and organizations in the area, including Center of Hope, Weatherford College Foundation, Civic Development Inc., Christian Men’s Fellowship, Weatherford Rotary and the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. He is a former Weatherford “Citizen of the Year” and distinguished alumnus of both Weatherford College and Tarleton State University.
“Lin’s extensive knowledge of the commercial lending process and his community ties will greatly benefit Texas Bank customers and we are very pleased to have him as our Parker County market president,” Riebe says. “We’ve been able to provide excellent solutions for our commercial clients and with the addition of Lin, we look forward to continuing and expanding our commercial business.”
Established in 1999, Texas Bank serves Parker, Tarrant, Dallas and surrounding counties.