VeraBank Relocates Georgetown Branch and Expands Services

On September 18, Henderson-based VeraBank relocated its Georgetown branch to a more central location at 1011 W. University Ave. With better direct access in the Wolf Ranch Town Center across from HEB, the new location will offer expanded services, drive-through banking and an ITM. To commemorate the relocation, the bank will hold an open house … Read more

VeraBank Hires Crosswell for Business Development in Austin, Patrick for Mortgage Banking in Tyler

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired two bankers to serve its customers in Austin and Tyler. Barrett Crosswell will serve as business development officer for the Austin market. Working from the bank’s downtown Austin office on Sixth Street, she will use her sales and marketing experience to broaden outreach to new and existing VeraBank customers. “We are … Read more

VeraBank Welcomes Zander as Treasury Management Officer in Georgetown

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired Tina Zander to serve as treasury management officer at its Georgetown branch. She will be responsible for relationship management and onboarding of new business accounts and business development through cross-selling of treasury management products and services. “With more than two decades of experience in community banking, Tina is an accomplished leader … Read more

VeraBank Welcomes Murray as Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker in Huntsville

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired Michelle Murray to join its Huntsville team as senior vice president and commercial banker. She previously served the bank in its Bryan/College Station market and brings more than 25 years of banking experience across many departments to her new role. A Lovelady native, Murray began working in the financial industry at … Read more

VeraBank Hires Powell as Senior Vice President and Senior Wealth Advisor in Austin

Henderson-based VeraBank has tapped Ronnie Powell, CFP, to serve as senior vice president/senior wealth advisor on the bank’s wealth management team in downtown Austin. He has been in wealth management for 28 years and most recently served as Austin region president for Northern Trust and as senior wealth advisor for Wells Fargo Private Bank. In his … Read more

VeraBank Awards Scholarships to Five High School Seniors

Henderson-based VeraBank has awarded five $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school students whose parents are employed at the bank. The recipients of the 2023 scholarships are: Grant Ashby, Lufkin High School, Lufkin; Ryland Carlile, Florence High School, Florence; Tiyah Courville, Cayuga High School, Cayuga; Riley Lux, Sabine High School, Gladewater; and Aspen Woodall, Sabine High … Read more

VeraBank Opens its First Branch in Bastrop

Henderson-based VeraBank continues to expand its footprint in Central Texas with the opening of a new branch in Bastrop, which opened for business on May 1. This full-service branch will be VeraBank’s first in Bastrop and ninth in the greater Austin area. “Our bank is large enough to serve any of your financial needs, but … Read more

ICBA Chairman Appoints VeraBank’s Tidwell to Lead Legislative Issues Committee

On April 14, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced that Brad Tidwell, president and CEO of Henderson-based VeraBank, has been elected chairman of ICBA’s legislative issues committee. In addition to helping shape and promote ICBA’s national policy positions and programs, Tidwell’s duties include engaging in grassroots activities in Texas to advocate pro-community-bank policies … Read more

VeraBank Welcomes Gomez as Treasury Management Officer

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired Stephanie Gomez to serve as treasury management officer in the bank’s Bryan/College Station, Huntsville and Conroe markets. Gomez has worked with VeraBank for nearly five years and most recently served as the assistant branch manager at the College Station branch. She holds a BS degree from Texas A&M University. “We couldn’t … Read more

VeraBank Hires Shawn as Assistant Vice President and Specialty Asset Manager

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired Phillip Shawn to serve on its wealth management team as assistant vice president/specialty asset manager. He will office at the bank’s Henderson wealth management location. Prior to joining VeraBank, Shawn spent six years managing more than 40,000 net mineral acres in the Permian Basin for a family-owned company in Dallas. “It’s … Read more