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

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

Austin Bank Promotes Wallum to Vice President

Jarrod Wallum has been elected vice president at Jacksonville-based Austin Bank. The promotion was announced by Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board. With nine years of experience in financial services, Wallum joined the bank in 2018 as a banking officer and location president in the Troup office. He was promoted to assistant vice president … 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

Jacksonville-based Austin Bank Promotes Trujillo and Rodarte

Jeff Austin III, chairman of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced two promotions approved at the January 2023 board of directors meeting. Julisa Trujillo has been elected to serve as assistant vice president. A member of the human resources department, she joined Austin Bank in 2017, bringing with her several years of recruiting experience from a … Read more

Community National Bank Welcomes Kuzmich and Announces Promotions in the New Year

Victoria Kuzmich has joined Midland-based Community National Bank as vice president/petroleum engineer in Midland. She previously served as a senior reservoir engineer and has an extensive background in both production and reservoir engineering. Originally from Lubbock, Kuzmich returned to her West Texas roots when she moved to Midland 15 years ago. Kuzmich holds a BA … Read more

Western Bank Announces Eight Promotions

On January 9, Dan Odom, president and CEO of Lubbock-based Western Bank, announced that eight team members have received promotions in the new year. John Weddige has been promoted to senior vice president/Lubbock president. Prior to the promotion, he was senior vice president/commercial lender. Melinda Rechkemmer is now senior vice president/loan operations director. Jared Bailey … Read more