Maxfield Promoted to Chief Lending Officer at Texas Bank and Trust

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. has promoted Ty Maxfield to executive vice president/chief lending officer. Kirk Baur will replace Maxfield as president of the bank’s Richardson location. Maxfield has worked in the financial services industry since 1994. He joined Texas Bank and Trust in 2015 as executive vice president in Richardson. Prior to that, … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Hires Southerland as Burleson Market President

Tim Southerland has been hired as the branch president in Burleson for Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank. He previously served as a market president with Independent Financial for five years and, prior to that, was a market president with Northstar Bank. Southerland attended Stephen F. Austin and Tarleton State University. Established in 1973, NBT Financial … Read more

The First National Bank of Central Texas Opens Banking Center in Gatesville

Waco-based The First National Bank of Central Texas recently opened a new banking center in Gatesville. A new facility is currently under construction at  2908 E. Main St. It is expected to open in late 2023 or early 2024. Currently, the bank is operating a temporary location at 1400 E. Main St. in Gatesville. “We … Read more

The First National Bank of Ballinger Appoints Williams to Board, Announces Promotions

The First National Bank of Ballinger recently appointed Reed Williams to its board of directors. He has served in the banking industry for nearly 15 years. In addition to his recent appointment, Williams serves as president and CEO of Brady National Bank and is a member of that bank’s board. Williams also sits on the … Read more

Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank Names McClain President in McKinney

Oklahoma City-based Valliance Bank has named Cara McClain president of Valliance Bank McKinney. She brings a diverse banking background, as well as more than 25 years of banking experience to the McKinney team. For the past four years, McClain served as president of the private bank at Valliance McKinney. Prior to joining Valliance, she served … 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

Legend Bank Announces New Tarrant County Lending Team

On January 13, Bowie-based Legend Bank announced its new Tarrant County lending team comprised of four commercial lenders and four loan operations and support personnel. They will serve North Richland Hills and surrounding areas. The new team includes Mike Monroe, Lee Herron, Mark Piland and Ryan Sanford, with support from operational staff members Kerri Berkley, Dale Williams, … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Donalson, Miller and Laughlin

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced the promotions of B.J. Donalson, Chelsea Miller and Anna Laughlin. Donalson has been promoted to president of the bank’s Frisco location. He has worked in the financial services industry for more than 17 years. He holds a BBA degree in finance from the Michael F. Price College of … Read more

Thompson Returns to Stephenville as Senior Vice President and Branch President for Wellington State Bank

Wellington-based Wellington State Bank announced that Joe B. Thompson has been named senior vice president and branch president of the bank’s Stephenville location. Thompson has more than 30 years of banking experience in Erath County and 20 years in the Stephenville market. He most recently served as vice president at Spirit of Texas Bank in … Read more

Knies Promoted to Princeton Branch President for Peoples Bank

Larry Allen, Lubbock-based Peoples Bank CEO and chairman, has announced the promotion of Matthew Knies. He will serve as branch president at the bank’s Princeton location. Knies has been with Peoples Bank for eight months and in the banking industry for more than five years. Knies received his BBA degree with concentrations in finance and … Read more