Yoakum-based Yoakum National Bank has announced the hiring of two new employees.
Jamey Collinsworth has been named market president–Yoakum, responsible for lending, daily operations and marketing efforts at Yoakum National Bank’s flagship office. He brings to the position more than 37 years of direct lending, credit and management experience as market president of Norwest Bank/Wells Fargo Bank in Crane and Denver City, First United Bank in Seagraves, Seminole and Lamesa and, most recently, at American Momentum Bank in Monahans.
Collinsworth earned a BS degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University and is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.
Phillip Fitch has joined Yoakum National Bank as senior vice president/commercial lending–Yoakum, responsible for generating and maintaining commercial relationships in the area. He has 14 years of experience in credit and lending as an analyst, commercial loan officer, vice president at TexStar National Bank in San Antonio and as market president at American Momentum Bank (formerly Security Bank) in Devine. His lending expertise has been focused on small businesses and agriculture.
Fitch holds a BBA degree in banking and financial institutions from Sam Houston State University, having previously attended DelMar College in Corpus Christi. A retired veteran, he served 20 years in the U.S. Navy/Naval Reserve as a hospital corpsman.
Established in 1890, Yoakum National Bank remains independently owned and operated, serving communities in DeWitt and Lavaca counties and beyond.