Miller Promoted to President of Commercial and Corporate Banking at FirstBank Southwest

Amarillo-based FirstBank Southwest recently announced the promotion of Will Miller to president of commercial and corporate banking. He has worked for FirstBank Southwest for 27 years and has served as the Amarillo market president and chief lending officer for the past eight years. In his new position, he will supervise the market presidents in each … Read more

Independent Financial Expands Austin Lending Team to Meet Growing Demand

McKinney-based Independent Financial is expanding its Austin market lending team at both its downtown and West Lake Hills locations to help meet growing demand. Scott Daniels has been promoted to senior vice president and will assist commercial loan customers, evaluate real estate and service credit loans. Rick Lindley also represents Independent Financial and both Laurie … Read more

Guaranty Bank & Trust Promotes Brown to Austin Area Chairman and Executive Officer

Travis Brown has been promoted to Austin area chairman/executive officer for Mount Pleasant-based Guaranty Bank & Trust. A third-generation Austinite, he has more than 17 years of commercial banking experience in Central Texas, working with a variety of businesses, investors and industries. Brown earned his BBA degree with honors from St. Edwards University in Austin … Read more

Greer Joins FirstBank & Trust as Vice President of Commercial Lending

David Green, senior vice president of commercial lending at Lubbock-based FirstBank & Trust, announced the recent hiring of Josh Greer as vice president of commercial lending. Greer will office at the Abilene banking center located at 3910 S. Treadaway Blvd. Throughout his 20-year career, he honed his skills in customer service and relationship management. He … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Appoints Kucholtz Head of Private Wealth

Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank has appointed Bryan Kucholtz to serve as executive vice president/head of private wealth. He joined Texas Capital Bank in June, bringing more than 30 years of banking and finance experience, specifically in leading and growing all aspects of retail/institutional banking and wealth management across several states. Previously, he served as executive … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Hires Williams as Senior Vice President of Business Development in North Texas

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank has hired Charles P.A. Williams to serve as senior vice president of business development/North Texas region. He joins Origin Bank with nearly five years of alternative small-business lending experience, specializing in business development and real estate lending. In his new role, he will source new small- to medium-sized business loans and … Read more

Dudley Joins Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank as Frisco Market President

Leawood, Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank has hired Jason Dudley to serve as market president in Frisco. Dudley has more than 15 years of banking experience focused on mid-sized businesses and private wealth for individuals. Prior to joining CrossFirst Bank, he served for almost nine years as executive vice president at PlainsCapital Bank in Dallas and prior … Read more

Mississippi-based Cadence Bank Announces Two Senior Leadership Corporate Banking Appointments in Dallas

Tupelo, Mississippi-based Cadence Bank recently announced two key market leadership commercial banking promotions in Dallas. Andrew Widmer has been appointed executive vice president/senior managing director–Dallas of middle-market banking. He brings 20 years of banking experience to this role and will focus on using his talents to lead the Dallas commercial and industrial banking efforts, developing … Read more

Independent Bank Group Appoints Langdale Chief Financial Officer

On July 29, McKinney-based Independent Bank Group Inc. announced the appointment of Paul Langdale as chief financial officer. He is replacing Michelle Hickox, who has served as CFO of Independent Bank Group Inc. and its subsidiary, Independent Bank, since 2012. She will remain employed in an advisory capacity to facilitate the transition until October 1. … Read more

In Memoriam: Terry Lee, Veritex Community Bank

Terry Lee, director of correspondent banking for Dallas-based Veritex Community Bank, passed away on July 31 in McKinney. He grew up in Weatherford, graduated from North Texas State University and later was a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. Lee was deeply devoted to his family and his faith. … Read more