Mahomes Appointed to Vista Bank’s Board of Directors

On February 22, Dallas-based Vista Bank announced the appointment of William “Bill” Mahomes to its board of directors. In honor of the occasion, a private celebratory luncheon was held to witness the appointment of the first Black board director in the bank’s 111 year history. Attendees included executives and community leaders such as Harrison Blair, … Read more

Prosperity Bancshares to Acquire FirstCapital Bank of Texas and Lone Star State Bank of West Texas

In mid-October, Prosperity Bancshares Inc., the parent company of El Campo-based Prosperity Bank, announced the signing of two acquisition agreements. In one, Prosperity has agreed to acquire First Bancshares of Texas Inc. and its banking subsidiary, Midland-based FirstCapital Bank of Texas NA. The second agreement signed by Prosperity Bancshares indicates its intention to acquire Lone … Read more

Denver-based Sunflower Bank and Austin-based Pioneer Bank Receive Approval for Merger

On March 8, FirstSun Capital Bancorp, the holding company for Denver, Colorado-based Sunflower Bank NA, and Pioneer Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Austin-based Pioneer Bank SSB, jointly announced the receipt of all required regulatory approvals to merge Pioneer Bancshares and Pioneer Bank with and into FirstSun Capital Bancorp and Sunflower Bank, respectively, in an … Read more

Louisiana’s Business First Bancshares Completes Acquisition of Texas Citizens Bancorp, Expands in Houston Market

Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Business First Bancshares Inc., the holding company for b1BANK, has completed its acquisition of Texas Citizens Bancorp Inc. and its wholly owned bank subsidiary, Pasadena-based Texas Citizens Bank National Association. The acquisition became effective March 1. “This partnership in the Houston area is an important step in the widening of our footprint … Read more