Comerica Bank Exceeds Three-Year $5 Billion Small-Business Lending Commitment

On December 14, Dallas-based Comerica Bank announced that it has exceeded its three-year $5 billion small-business lending commitment launched in 2021. Through 2023 third-quarter earnings, Comerica Bank achieved 102 percent of its commitment since the bank’s initial announcement. The impact of this commitment has supported more than 15,000 small businesses across the bank’s footprint. “Small … Read more

Community Bankers Award Nelson and Fenimore with the Industry’s Top Honors

On September 26, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) recognized two of the industry’s finest for their service to community banking. The IBAT Chairman’s Award and the IBAT President’s Award were bestowed during the association’s Awards Luncheon, held during IBAT’s 48th Annual Convention in Fort Worth. Curt Nelson, IBAT’s director of membership, received the … Read more

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas Announces 2022 Promotions

Rusty Hitt, CEO of Corsicana-based Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, has announced the promotion of five bank officers in Corsicana and Waxahachie. Jarod Gordon was promoted to chief wealth management officer. He has been with the bank for nearly 13 years, working with trust and investment clients for the past 12 years. Gordon … Read more

IBAT Kicks Off Fall Lineup of unCONVENTIONal Events

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) planned its 2020 Annual Convention for September 26–29 in Fort Worth. Then came COVID and plans changed. Now, instead of gathering in Fort Worth, the show is being held virtually. Instead of a week in September, the event is now spread out through the end of the year. … Read more

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Honors 2020 Five*Star Award Winners

On September 8, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) announced the three winners of its coveted Five*Star Award: Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford LLP (tier 1); CalTech (tier 2); and Fitech Payments (tier 3). Since 2002, IBAT’s Five*Star Award has recognized associate members that routinely provide excellent service and innovative solutions to help community … Read more