Amegy Bank Promotes Munguia to Dallas/Fort Worth Region President and CEO

Houston-based Amegy Bank recently announced that Dallas native Carlos Munguia has been promoted from Dallas region president to president and CEO of Amegy Bank–Dallas/Fort Worth. In his expanded role, he will lead the bank’s strategic expansion, business development and brand awareness efforts across the metroplex. “In arguably the most diversified economic city in the U.S., … Read more

Amegy Bankers Unite for 34th Annual United Way Giving Campaign with a Nod to Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour  

United Way of Greater Houston is banking on some 750 Amegy Bank employees for its 34th annual United Way Giving campaign, which the bank is calling “Amegy Bank Through the Years: The Eras Tour.” Themed around Taylor Swift’s Eras tour, Houston-based Amegy bankers are dedicating February 1 through 23 to raising money for their communities … Read more

Amegy Bank Gives Away a Total of $30,000 to Three Lucky Customers

In January, Houston-based Amegy Bank gave away $10,000 each to three lucky clients—one in San Antonio and two in the bank’s Houston region. According to the bank’s press release, “Times are tough for everyone right now, with the current state of the economy, inflation and overall cost of living, so Amegy Bank wanted to start … Read more

Amegy Bank’s Enriching Tomorrow Expands Statewide to 200 Texas Students This Fall

Houston-based Amegy Bank’s Enriching Tomorrow program, which encourages the pursuit of education among students from Title I middle schools, is set to expand this fall into Central Texas and Dallas/Fort Worth after a successful launch year in Houston. The original curriculum provides students with access to business leaders, financial education and innovative pathways to success. … Read more

Texas Bankers Association Elects 2023–24 Officers and Board

The Texas Bankers Association (TBA) recently announced the elected officers and directors for the 2023–24 board. The officers elected are Chair David W. Osborn, WestStar Bank in El Paso; Vice Chair Jan Mills, First National Bank of Winnsboro; and Treasurer Ron Butler, First Financial Bank in Abilene. The officers’ terms run from June 1, 2023, … Read more

Amegy Bank’s Special Purpose Credit Program a Case Study in American Bankers Association’s Campaign

On February 21, the American Bankers Association (ABA) launched an online resource focused on special purpose credit programs (SPCPs), highlighting Houston-based Amegy Bank’s Small Business Diversity Banking Program (SBDBP) as the SPCP benchmark for banks across the nation. ABA’s webpage outlines how SPCPs work and includes a checklist for banks to follow when developing models … Read more

Amegy Bank Promotes Garza and Higtower to Executive Vice Presidents

Natalie Garza and Ryan Hightower have both been promoted to executive vice president at Houston-based Amegy Bank. In their respective roles, they will provide executive leadership and continue their efforts in the commercial lending group. Having joined Amegy Bank after completing the company’s credit training program, both have more than 30 years of combined commercial … Read more

Amegy Bank Expands in Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex with New Loan Production Office in Arlington

Houston-based Amegy Bank has opened a loan production office in south Arlington as the bank continues to expand its footprint in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The new loan production office, located at 700 Highlander Blvd., Ste. 350, in Arlington, will be led by Shirley Cox, senior vice president of commercial banking. Cox is an Arlington … Read more

Amegy Bank Promotes Maben to Chief Operating Officer

Houston-based Amegy Bank named Diane Maben chief operating officer in June. She was promoted to this newly created position after serving as Amegy Bank’s executive vice president and manager of administrative services. She will continue to provide direction to the operational functions of the bank and partner with the chief executive officer and president on … Read more

Texas Bankers Foundation Announces 2021 50-Year Banker Honorees

The Texas Bankers Foundation, the charitable arm of the Texas Bankers Association, has announced the 22 recipients of the 2021 50-Year Banker Awards. Each of the bankers selected is recognized for his/her exemplary and long-standing service to the banking industry. Launched in 1989 by the Texas Bankers Association, the 50-Year Banker Awards honor the men and … Read more