NBT Financial Bank Hires Hailer and Promotes Pushee

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank announced a promotion and a new hire in May. Donna Haisler has joined the bank as first vice president/HR manager. She has been in banking for more than 36 years. She previously served as chief operating officer at Providence Bank and, prior to that, at Southwest Securities FSB. Haisler earned … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Beatty and Speed

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced that Melinda Beatty has been promoted to senior vice president and chief compliance officer/CRA officer, and Rachel Speed is now assistant vice president and loan technology and project manager. An employee of the bank since 2006, Beatty has served as compliance/CRA officer, assistant compliance officer, regional retail manager, … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Announces Promotions at Numerous Locations

A number of promotions were announced at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s employee awards dinner held on March 21 in Longview. Allison Benton has been promoted to vice president and enterprise project manager. She joined the bank’s accounting department in 2007 and later transferred to the trust department as a retirement plan analyst, and then … Read more

Citizens National Bank Announces Promotions of Locke and Cardenas

Calvin Fryar, chairman of the board of directors of Brownwood-based Citizens National Bank, announced two promotions in March. Will Locke has been promoted to assistant vice president, IT officer and IT security officer. While a student, he joined Citizens National Bank in 2014 as a part-time proof operator and in 2017 was promoted to IT … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Taps Erts for Wealth Administration, Diaz for Commercial Lending

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that two bankers have joined the organization—one in private banking, the other in commercial lending. Jannette Erts, CFP, has joined The Private Bank at PlainsCapital as senior vice president/senior wealth administrator. She will manage Texas probate estates and trusts for which the grantor is deceased. She will office at PlainsCapital … Read more

Austin Bank Employees Receive Promotions in March

Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced promotions of employees approved at the March 2023 board of directors meeting. Lynn Littlejohn has been named chief human resources officer. Littlejohn, senior executive vice president, received a title change as she continues in her leadership role overseeing the bank’s human resources … Read more

Community National Bank Announces Spring 2023 Promotions

Midland-based Community National Bank recently announced numerous promotions: Amalia Velasquez has been promoted to senior vice president/controller. Julio Cortez has been promoted to vice president/ customer experience. Leslie Mariscal has been promoted to vice president/training coordinator. Shea Ferland has been promoted to vice president/human resource manager. Janie Murillo has been promoted to assistant vice president/branch … Read more

Austin Bank’s Merkley and Mireles Receive Promotions

Jacksonville-based Austin Bank promoted two employees in February. Danielle Merkley has been elected bank officer. She joined Austin Bank in 2011 as a teller in the Longview Oak Forest office. In 2012, she transitioned to a customer service representative at the Greggton location in Longview, where she also served as a CSR regional trainer. She … Read more

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas Promotes Five Team Members

Rusty Hitt, CEO of Corsicana-based Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, has announced the promotion of five bank officers in Waxahachie, Fairfield, Corsicana and Leon County. Alfred Vega was promoted to executive vice president/chief credit officer. He has been with the bank’s Waxahachie location since 2016. Vega graduated from the University of Texas–Arlington, where … Read more

First Liberty Bank’s Board Announces Promotions for the New Year

Liberty-based First Liberty Bank announced a number of promotions during its board of directors meeting held in mid-December. “These talented individuals have played a big part in our success as a community bank through their hard work and dedication,” says Charles McGuire, chairman. “Our board of directors takes great pleasure in recognizing these deserving individuals … Read more