June 2–8, 2024

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by U.S. Bank NA, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, to establish a branch at 9753 Katy Fwy., Ste. 100, in Houston. The OCC reports that it has approved an application by JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, based in Columbus, Ohio, to establish a branch at the southeast … Read more

May 26–June 1, 2024

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, based in Columbus, Ohio, to establish a branch at the northeast corner of N. Grove Blvd. and N. Hwy. 77 in Waxahachie. The OCC reports that MidFirst Bank, based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has established a branch at 2330 Loop … Read more

Community Banking Advocate Scurlock Honored as SWGSB Distinguished Alumnus

On May 30, Steve Scurlock, former director of government relations at the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT), received the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate of the SW Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) at Southern Methodist University, receiving recognition as a Distinguished Alumnus. The honor was presented to Scurlock during SWGSB’s 67th Annual Awards … Read more

Patterson Joins Independent Bankers Association of Texas as Digital Compliance Officer

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT), based in Austin, recently announced the hiring of Brandy Patterson to serve as digital compliance officer. She comes to IBAT’s Compliance Select program with more than 17 years of community banking experience in fair lending, BSA, real estate appraisal review and the frontline, most notably during her tenure … Read more

May 19–25, 2024

Conversions The TDB reports that Sunflower Bank, based in Dallas, has applied to convert from a national association to a Texas state-chartered bank. Branches The OCC reports that Bank of America NA, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has applied to establish a branch at 14309 E. Sam Houston Pkwy. N in Houston. The OCC reports … Read more

May 12–18, 2024

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, based in Columbus, Ohio, to establish a branch at the southeast corner of Dallas North Tollway (aka Dallas Pkwy.) and Frontier Pkwy. in Prosper. The OCC reports that Broadway National Bank, based in San Antonio, has applied to establish a … Read more

Jefferson Bank Welcomes Maier and Suttles for Lending and Trust Operations

San Antonio-based Jefferson Bank has hired two new bankers to serve as senior vice presidents—one in the bank’s Austin branch and the other in San Antonio. Spence Maier has been hired as senior vice president/commercial lending officer in Austin. With a focus on small to middle-market commercial companies, he develops loan and deposit business in … Read more

May 5–11, 2024

Branches The OCC reports that First National Bank Texas, based in Killeen, has established a branch at 1015 Hwy. 80 in San Marcos. The OCC reports that it has approved an application by Woodforest National Bank, based in The Woodlands, to establish a branch in the HEB at 3601 FM 1488 in The Woodlands. The … Read more

April 28–May 4, 2024

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by First National Bank Texas, based in Killeen, to establish a branch at 4101 W. Wheatland Rd. in Dallas. The OCC reports that it has approved an application by Investar Bank NA, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to establish a branch at 2657 S. Loop … Read more

April 21–27, 2024

Conversions The TDB reports that First Financial Bank, based in Abilene, has converted from a national association to a Texas state-chartered bank. Branches The OCC reports that Home Bank NA, based in Lafayette, Louisiana, has established a branch at 5940 Fairmont Pkwy. in Pasadena. The OCC reports that Extraco Banks NA, based in Temple, has … Read more