American National Bank & Trust Names Korbuly Chief Financial Officer, Promotes Andrews to Chief Operating Officer

Wichita Falls-based American National Bank & Trust recently made two key executive leadership appointments. Craig Korbuly, whose career in finance spans more than 35 years, has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer. A Richardson native who grew up in Tarrant County, he manages the bank’s financial decisions, reporting and regulatory compliance efforts. … Read more

IBC Bank–Corpus Christi Announces Promotion of Barrera to President and CEO

The board of directors of IBC Bank–Corpus Christi recently appointed Gustavo A. Barrera to lead its Corpus Christi region as president and CEO. With more than 26 years of community banking experience, all with IBC Bank, Barrera’s knowledge and expertise have contributed to the overall growth and success of the Corpus Christi region and business … Read more

Rodriguez Appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Texas Department of Banking

On August 20, Charles G. Cooper, commissioner of the Texas Department of Banking, announced the appointment of Wendy Rodriguez as the agency’s deputy commissioner. She will oversee all the operational and administrative functions of the department, including strategic initiatives. She will also assist Cooper with governmental interactions, including the Office of the Governor, Texas Legislature … Read more

Frost Bank Appoints Geddes San Antonio Region President

San Antonio-based Frost Bank announced on August 9 the appointment of a new San Antonio region president to succeed Marvin Rickabaugh, who will retire at the end of this year. Dan Geddes, the sales manager in Frost Bank’s Houston region commercial real estate group, has been appointed the new region president and will work with … Read more

First Financial Bank Southeast Region President Lee Named to Texas State University System Board of Regents

Stephen Lee, chairman, president and CEO of the Southeast region at Abilene-based First Financial Bank NA was recently appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas State University System Board of Regents. He will serve in that role until February 2027. “Stephen’s excellent leadership over our Southeast Texas region is transcended only by his … Read more

Vaughan Named Smith-Hutson Endowed Chair of Banking at Sam Houston State University

The College of Business Administration at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) in Huntsville has named Jill Sharp Vaughan the Smith-Hutson endowed chair of banking. She will oversee the college’s accredited bachelor of business administration and executive MBA degree programs in banking and financial institutions. Vaughan has spent the majority of her career working with community … Read more

The National Bank of Texas Names Parker Chair of Horizon Bankshares

Wade Donnell, CEO of The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth, recently announced that Steve Parker has been elected chair of Horizon Bankshares Inc., the bank’s holding company. Parker joined bank in 2010 as a senior vice president and was elected director of the executive committee. He served as president of the Azle location when it … Read more

First State Bank Announces Three New Board Members

Athens-based First State Bank recently announced several additions to the company’s board of directors. Lisa Kocian has been appointed to the bank’s board, and Cathy Jezek and Lee Tackett will serve as advisory directors. Lisa (Anderson) Kocian, PharmD, RPh, CDE, is co-owner of Gibson Pharmacy in Athens. She and her husband, Bruce, also a pharmacist, … Read more

Woodforest National Bank Appoints Longtime Banker Mendez to Board of Directors

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank announced the appointment David Mendez to its board of directors. He retired as vice chairman/middle-market banking and specialized industries after serving JPMorgan Chase (and its predecessors) for 42 years. His prior roles include head of middle market south region, chairman of the Houston region, head of Texas commercial real estate banking, … Read more

Koncaba Elected Chair of the Texas Bankers Foundation, Joins Texas Bankers Association Board

Kristi Koncaba, president and COO of Houston-based Texan Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the Texas Bankers Association. She has also been appointed chair of the Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association that serves and supports Texas banks, their employees and communities through educational programs, gifting … Read more