American Bank Names Medina Branch Manager at Austin Westlake Branch

Stephanie Medina was recently promoted to branch manager for Corpus Christi-based American Bank’s Austin Westlake branch, located at 3520 Bee Caves Rd. Making the announcement was John Greenwood, Austin market president. Medina joined American Bank in 2008 as a teller at the bank’s Victoria branch. Since that time, she’s held numerous roles, including personal banker … 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

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas Promotes Five Team Members

Rusty Hitt, CEO of Corsicana-based Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, has announced the promotion of five bank officers in Waxahachie, Fairfield, Corsicana and Leon County. Alfred Vega was promoted to executive vice president/chief credit officer. He has been with the bank’s Waxahachie location since 2016. Vega graduated from the University of Texas–Arlington, where … Read more

Ozona Bank Announces Promotions in Wimberley, San Antonio and Ozona

Ozona Bank has announced several promotions in the new year. Raul Pina has been promoted to vice president/credit analyst II and offices out of Ozona Bank’s San Antonio branch. He has been with the bank since 2020. Pina has 22 years of banking experience, with 14 years focused on commercial credit. Stacy Guzman (no photograph … Read more

VeraBank Senior Vice President and Branch Manager Vera Honored by Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance

Henderson-based VeraBank is congratulating Jesus Vera, senior vice president and manager of the Front Street branch in Tyler, who was recently named the 2022 “Oustanding Professional of the Year” by the Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance. “We couldn’t be more proud of and happy for Jesus to receive this honor,” says Brad Tidwell, president and CEO. … Read more

First State Bank Promotes Rosipal to Manager of Lampasas Branch

On May 31, First State Bank of Burnet announced the promotion of Haley Rosipal to assistant vice president/branch manager of its Lampasas location. She joined the bank in September 2021, working in the operations department. Prior to that, she was an assistant branch manager at Wells Fargo Bank with responsibilities for operations, lending and personnel. … Read more

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth Announces New Hires and Promotions

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth recently announced new hires and promotions. Sherri Bartholomew has been hired to serve as assistant vice president/loan officer/loan admin at the bank’s Hurst branch. She comes to The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth from Spirit of Texas Bank where she was assistant vice president/lending assistant. … Read more

First Foundation Bank Opens New Branch in Plano

On May 9, Dallas-based First Foundation Inc., a financial services company with two subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and Irvine, California-based First Foundation Bank, announced that it has opened a new branch in Plano. Along with First Foundation Inc.’s principal executive office in Dallas, the new branch—located at 1601 Preston Rd., Ste. K, in Plano—expands the … Read more

Bank of Brenham Opening Bank of B/CS in Bryan/College Station

Bank of Brenham has announced development plans for a new, full-service branch in Bryan/College Station to be known as Bank of B/CS. The bank will begin operations late this spring at 3030 University Dr., Ste. 200, in College Station. In addition to opening this location, the bank will begin construction of a new bank at … Read more

Goertz Retires After Almost Four Decades at First National Bank of Bastrop

Tammy Goertz, senior vice president, branch manager and deposit operations manager at First National Bank of Bastrop, has announced her retirement effective April 12. With more than 38 years of service at First National Bank of Bastrop, she is one of the longest-tenured employees in the bank’s history. Goertz began her banking career in 1979 … Read more