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

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

First Financial Bankshares Names Morton Executive Vice President

First Financial Bankshares Inc., the holding company for Abilene-based First Financial Bank NA, has announced the appointment of Keith Morton to executive vice president/Houston credit administration. The announcement was made by Luke Longhofer, executive vice president/chief lending officer. Morton previously served as senior vice president of special assets at Capital One Bank in Houston since … Read more

Fernandez Joins American Bank’s Commercial Lending Houston Team

Corpus Christi-based American Bank has hired Kyle Fernandez to join its Houston team as a commercial lending officer. He will office at the bank’s 3737 Buffalo Speedway location. Making the announcement was Charlie Phillips, Houston market president. Fernandez joins American Bank after spending the past 18 months as an investment analyst for Pin Oak Investment Advisors … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Names Austin President of North Texas Region and Commercial Banking

Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank has hired Mandy Austin to serve as president of the bank’s North Texas region and commercial banking. The bank has five branch locations across the metroplex in Dallas, Southlake, Denton, Krum and Fort Worth, with a sixth location under renovation at Lovers Lane and the Dallas North Tollway. The bank also … Read more

Citizens State Bank Names Brooks Executive Vice President and Director of Information Technology

Woodville-based Citizens State Bank recently announced that it has hired Greg Brooks to serve as executive vice president and director of information technology. He has served most of his career in bank information technology and operations, with a brief detour to own a health and supplement store. Brooks served as director of information technology for … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank Hires Johnson as Chief Financial Officer

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has hired Brian Johnson to serve as chief financial officer, reporting directly to Greg Massey, chairman and CEO. Johnson will lead accounting, corporate finance and financial planning and analysis across the enterprise. Johnson previously served as chief financial officer, head of corporate finance and global treasurer and head of corporate financial … Read more

TIB Promotes Boydston to Senior Vice President of Capital Markets

Farmers Branch-based  TIB NA, the nation’s largest  correspondent bank, has announced the promotion of Michael Boydston to senior vice president/capital markets. He joined TIB in 2014, working with community banks on their investment portfolios. Prior to joining TIB, Boydston was a vice president at Shay Financial Services in Irving. He earned a finance degree from … Read more