Johnson and Hensley Lead Bank of Texas’ Expansion into San Antonio Market

This summer, Fort Worth-based Bank of Texas (a subsidiary of BOK Financial) expanded its operations into the San Antonio market, the first outside of the bank’s established operations in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston. Longtime San Antonio banker Mark M. Johnson serves as chairman of the market. He started his banking career with Texas Commerce … Read more

Sanchez Joins Bank of Texas as Relationship Manager in Fort Worth

Mark Nurdin, CEO of Bank of Texas, announced that the bank has hired Arthur Sanchez to serve as relationship manager in Fort Worth. Bank of Texas is a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial. Sanchez will handle small to mid-size commercial client relationships with annual sales of $5 million to $50 million in the Fort … Read more

Dominion Bank’s Charles Angel Passes Away

Charles Allen Angel Jr., 87, passed away on October 23 at his home in Dallas. A lifelong banker, he served in executive positions at numerous Texas banks for decades. He will always be remembered as the original Charlie Angel as he often reminded folks that he was here before there was a Charlie’s Angels TV … Read more

Wade Named Bank of Texas CEO as Bagwell Transitions to New Role

Mark Wade has been named chief executive officer of Bank of Texas, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., as of January 1, 2023. He will assume the role as longtime CEO Norm Bagwell transitions into a new part-time role after leading the Texas bank for more than 15 years. “Norm Bagwell has been … Read more

Bowden and Gerdes Join Bank of Texas’ Fort Worth Corporate Banking Team

Bank of Texas, part of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., has expanded its Fort Worth corporate banking team with the addition of Bryson Bowden and John Gerdes. Bowden joins as team lead of the corporate banking team and Gerdes as relationship manager, both reporting to Fort Worth Region CEO Mark Nurdin. The corporate banking team … Read more

Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Announces 2022 Graduates

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas held its 2022 commencement on June 9 for the 62nd class. SWGSB Foundation trustee Brad Cheves, vice president for development and external affairs at SMU, gave the commencement address on executive education’s role in leadership development. John Hope Bryant, renowned entrepreneur, … Read more

Texas Bankers Hall of Fame Announces 2022 Honorees

The Texas Bankers Hall of Fame will induct its 2022 honorees at the Ninth Annual Texas Bankers Hall of Fame Gala on April 28 on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. Five iconic bankers—James D. “Jay” Dreibelbis, the late Robert Griffith “Bob” Greer, W. Wes Hoskins, Ben Morgan and R. Michael Rigby—will … Read more

Bank of Texas Welcomes Beeson and Carter to Fort Worth Private Wealth Team

Mark Nurdin, CEO for Bank of Texas, Fort Worth, announced the fourth quarter 2021 appointments of Brad Beeson as senior vice president/private wealth banker and Jason Carter as senior vice president/personal trust manager. Prior to joining Bank of Texas, Beeson spent nearly 10 years with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Dallas, supporting … Read more

BOK Financial’s Kymes Takes the Helm as CEO as Bradshaw Retires

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., the parent company of Bank of Texas, announced that Steven G. Bradshaw retired as CEO and president at the end of 2021. Stacy Kymes, chief operating officer, who was previously announced as the incoming president and CEO, assumed the company’s leadership role on January 1, 2022. “It has been an … Read more

Bank of Texas Taps Acuna as Relationship Manager in Houston

Bank of Texas, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., has hired Santiago Acuna to serve as vice president/relationship manager for the bank’s Houston corporate banking team. His experience includes focusing on middle-market clients to help them with finance solutions, treasury services and investment needs. He will work with large private and public companies … Read more