TrustTexas Bank Names New Chief Operating Officer, Chief Lending Officer and Loan Officer

On January 8, Cuero-based TrustTexas Bank announced recent promotions of three team members within the organization. N. Michael Warzecha has been promoted to executive vice president/chief operating officer. In a press release announcing the promotion, the bank states: “Since joining TrustTexas Bank, Warzecha has contributed to the success of the bank by providing leadership, management … Read more

Peoples Bank in Lubbock Announces 2023 Year-End Promotions

Larry Allen, CEO and chairman of Lubbock-based Peoples Bank, announced the following promotions at the end of 2023: LaDonna Mild has been promoted to vice president. She joined the bank in 2021 and serves as lending assistant at the Shallowater branch. Joshua Montoya has been promoted to vice president. He serves as credit analyst manager … Read more

Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank Hires McDonald as Relationship Manager in Fort Worth

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank has hired Ashleigh McDonald to serve as Fort Worth’s client relationship manager and assistant vice president. Prior to joining Valliance Bank, McDonald served as business development manager at a local boutique real estate firm. McDonald earned her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Georgia. “I am incredibly excited … Read more

VeraBank Hires Commercial Banker Crenshaw and Mortgage Banker Moore

Henderson-based VeraBank recently announced two new hires—one in the bank’s Bryan/College Station market and the other in Austin. Annette Moore has been hired to serve on VeraBank’s mortgage banking team as banking officer/mortgage banker at the Austin branch. “We are excited to offer our Austin area customers the knowledge and commitment to service excellence Annette … Read more

Community National Bank Announces New Hires and Promotions

Midland-based Community National Bank has announced the hiring of new officers and officer promotions. Kami Little has been hired to serve as assistant vice president/BSA officer. Raul Stevens has been promoted to bank officer/portfolio manager. Peyton Sifrit has joined Community National Bank as bank officer/public relations, Lubbock market. Chris McGinnis has been hired to serve … Read more

The First National Bank of Central Texas Opens Banking Center in Gatesville

Waco-based The First National Bank of Central Texas recently opened a new banking center in Gatesville. A new facility is currently under construction at  2908 E. Main St. It is expected to open in late 2023 or early 2024. Currently, the bank is operating a temporary location at 1400 E. Main St. in Gatesville. “We … Read more

Swift and McCage Hired by NBT Financial Bank

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank has announced two new hires. Mark Swift has been hired as an assistant vice president/credit analyst. He most recently served as assistant vice president/consumer lender at First Financial Bank. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and an MBA degree, both from Tarleton State University. Shawn McCage has joined NBT … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Hires Roddy as Senior Network Engineer and Perez as Banking Officer

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust announced two new hires in July. Jesse Roddy has joined the bank in its technology division as assistant vice president and senior network engineer in Longview. He has 15 years of experience in the service provider space, with a focus on point-to-point, internet access and telephony services. He holds an … Read more

Austin Bank Welcomes Four New Lenders

Jeff Austin III, chairman of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced the addition of four lenders. Lori Danielson was elected assistant vice president and relationship manager in Longview. She brings 11 years of business development, sales and management experience, most recently serving as area vice president of business development for Gentiva Health Services. She was owner … Read more

Community National Bank Announces New Hires and Promotions

In June, Midland-based Community National Bank announced several new officers and officer promotions: Charlie Parks has joined the bank as senior vice president/Lubbock market; Griselda Leyva has been hired to serve as bank officer/loan serving manager; Crystal Wagoner has joined as senior vice president/compliance and risk officer; Selena Martinez has been hired as assistant vice … Read more