Several promotions were announced at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s employee awards dinner held in Longview on March 22.
Caryn Pepper was promoted to vice president and executive assistant. She joined Texas Bank and Trust in its mortgage division in 1993, then transferred to the bank’s trust and investments division in 1996. In 1998, she was named Texas Bank and Trust “Employee of the Year.” In 2003, she transferred to the executive division where she most recently worked as assistant vice president and executive assistant. Pepper attended Stephen F. Austin State University. She has served on the boards of the American Cancer Society, ArtsView Children’s Theatre and Longview Museum of Fine Arts, and currently serves as LOBO Football Booster Club treasurer. In 2020, she was recognized as a 2020 “Star Over Longview” in recognition of her 35 years of dedicated community service with many nonprofit organizations in East Texas.
Ryan Davis has been promoted to assistant vice president and portfolio manager. He joined the bank in 2011 and has served in several positions within the wealth management division, including managing existing portfolios for trust, retirement plan services and investment management accounts. Davis holds a BBA degree from Baylor University. He currently serves on the board for the Longview Arboretum.
Regina Mixon is now assistant vice president and treasury management service relationship manager. She has been employed with Texas Bank and Trust since 2020, most recently serving as business development officer in its treasury management division. She attended Texas Baptist College in Longview and has been very active in her community, serving the Greater Longview United Way as division chair for FIRE, as company coordinator and as a member of the allocations committee. She is currently a board member and past president for ETCADA/DORS and is a previous board member and president of Longview Community Ministries. Mixon is also a Junior Achievement volunteer financial literacy teacher for Pine Tree High School.
Nicole Haddock was promoted to administrative officer and retail branch support manager. She has been employed by the bank since 2011. She currently serves as branch support manager, assisting all branches with systems issues, customer requests and day-to-day functions. Haddock is the administrator for the bank’s teller platform and liaison for retail online account opening experts. Additionally, she supervises the Longview area float tellers and branch services representatives, and mentors new tellers once their training is complete. Haddock serves as a board member and vice president for the executive board of Longview Community Ministries and is coordinator for its “Coats for Kids” campaign.
Rebecca Lynn has been promoted to training officer. She joined Texas Bank and Trust in 2008 in the bank’s retail services division. Upon transferring to the human resources division, she became its retail trainer, and in 2018 achieved the Certified Bank Training Professional designation through the InterAction Learning Training Institute. Lynn earned a criminal justice degree from Tyler Junior College.
Courtney McAdoo has been promoted to administrative officer and operations manager in Texas Bank and Trust’s Hideaway Lake branch. She has worked in the banking industry for 16 years. McAdoo joined Texas Bank and Trust in 2017 in its Van branch as a bank services representative and transferred to the Hideaway Lake location as operations manager in 2019. In addition to her duties as operations manager, McAdoo assists the Lindale High School students who serve on the bank’s student board of directors.
Robbie Corbett is now administrative officer and loan processing supervisor. With almost 40 years of banking experience, 19 of which have been spent in loan operations, she has been with the bank since 2018, most recently serving as a loan processing supervisor. She currently oversees and manages non-real estate loan processors located in the bank’s main bank location, as well as in its operations center in The Colony.
Rachel Speed was promoted to administrative officer. She has worked in the banking industry for 14 years, the past six with Texas Bank and Trust, most recently as application support supervisor. In that position, Speed supervises troubleshooting internal platform systems and participates in and assists with project implementation. She studied business at Tyler Junior College.
Sissy Stevenson has been promoted to administrative officer and payroll and benefits manager. She has been employed in the human resources division of Texas Bank and Trust since 2013. As payroll and benefits manager, she oversees all payroll processes and employee benefits for the bank’s 500 employees. She has completed the Human Resource Management School through the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and is a graduate of Texas Bank and Trust’s 2020 Leadership Class.
Bernardo Zuniga is now administrative officer and loan processing supervisor. He has been involved in banking since 2007. Prior to joining Texas Bank and Trust in 2018, he passed the Securities Industry Essential exam and holds FINRA Series 6, State Registration Series 63 and Life License designations. Zuniga attended Kilgore College.
Established in 1958, Texas Bank and Trust Co. operates 21 branches throughout East Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.