Ozona Bank Hires Babb, Promotes Ritchie and Bolanos

Ozona Bank recently announced two promotions and a new hire. Regan Ritchie has been promoted to vice president/compliance officer. She will also serve as CRA officer and Safe Act officer. Ritchie began her career with Ozona Bank in 2008 as a teller and has served in numerous positions. Yessica Bolanos has been promoted to assistant … Read more

VeraBank Welcomes New Associates in Georgetown, Conroe, Leander and Austin

On November 7, Henderson-based VeraBank announced the hiring of new bankers for three of its Central Texas locations. VeraBank has hired Kevin Kelly to serve as the Georgetown market president. He has worked as a community banker in the Georgetown market for nearly 20 years. Before that, he served the Austin market for almost 20 … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Welcomes McCue as Assistant Vice President and Digital Strategist

Charli McCue has joined the staff of Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust as assistant vice president and digital strategist in the operations division based in Longview. McCue has extensive experience in the regulatory supervision of financial institutions, having served as a commissioned bank examiner for the Texas Department of Banking for the past eight years. … Read more

Austin Bank Hires Thornton as Assistant Vice President and Relationship Manager

Chance Thornton has joined Jacksonville-based Austin Bank as assistant vice president and relationship manager in the Lufkin office. “Chance is a skilled banker with a strong commitment to the East Texas area,” says Jeff Austin III, chairman. “His experience and leadership will help to serve our Lufkin customers and the Austin Bank team.” With more … Read more

HomeTown Bank Promotes Birch and Barrera

Galveston-based HomeTown Bank has named Liz Birch senior vice president and has promoted Maria Barrera to assistant vice president. Birch serves as new accounts manager at HomeTown Bank. She joined the team as a new accounts representative in Galveston in 2014. Recipient of the bank’s 2016 Employee of the Year award, Birch was promoted to … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Spier and Myers

On May 26, Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. announced the promotions of Sandy Spier and Alex Myers. Spier has been promoted to senior vice president and mortgage loan underwriter in the bank’s residential mortgage lending division based in Longview. Employed with the bank since 1998, she has held several positions in mortgage lending, most … Read more

First State Bank Promotes Rosipal to Manager of Lampasas Branch

On May 31, First State Bank of Burnet announced the promotion of Haley Rosipal to assistant vice president/branch manager of its Lampasas location. She joined the bank in September 2021, working in the operations department. Prior to that, she was an assistant branch manager at Wells Fargo Bank with responsibilities for operations, lending and personnel. … Read more

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth Announces New Hires and Promotions

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth recently announced new hires and promotions. Sherri Bartholomew has been hired to serve as assistant vice president/loan officer/loan admin at the bank’s Hurst branch. She comes to The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth from Spirit of Texas Bank where she was assistant vice president/lending assistant. … Read more

Austin Bank Employees Receive Promotions

Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced promotions approved at the March 2022 board of directors meeting. Shannon Seay has been elected vice president, special assets manager and assistant manager of loan operations. Seay manages the bank’s special assets division. She has been with Austin Bank for 15 years, … Read more