Citizens National Bank Announces Promotions of Locke and Cardenas

Calvin Fryar, chairman of the board of directors of Brownwood-based Citizens National Bank, announced two promotions in March. Will Locke has been promoted to assistant vice president, IT officer and IT security officer. While a student, he joined Citizens National Bank in 2014 as a part-time proof operator and in 2017 was promoted to IT … Read more

TexasBank Names Two New Financial Industry Professionals to its Board of Directors

Brownwood-based TexasBank recently announced the appointment of Wayne Garrett, founder and CEO of BentOak Capital, and Mark Denton, former managing director of JPMorgan Chase’s Private Bank, to its board of directors. Garrett is also a founding partner of Snow Garrett Williams CPAs. Garrett has received numerous awards and recognition for his professional service. He is … Read more

TexasBank Announces Stewart’s Retirement as Chief Financial Officer, McDonald to Serve as CFO

Carey Stewart, who has served as chief financial officer of Brownwood-based TexasBank for the past 32 years, retired at the end of 2022. Stewart and his wife, Kim, plan to relocate to Lubbock to spend more time as “Boss” and “Lolli” to their four grandchildren. “To say that TexasBank would not be in the position … Read more

Guest Retiring at Year’s End as CEO from Citizens National Bank at Brownwood

John P. Guest, CEO of Citizens National Bank at Brownwood, announced that he is retiring at the end of the year after 40 years of service in the Texas community banking industry. He will continue to serve on the bank’s board of directors. A native of Abilene, Guest moved to Brownwood in 1979 and worked … Read more

Texas Bank Financial and Texas Bank to Merge

Weatherford-based Texas Bank Financial has entered into a merger agreement with its sister bank organization, Brownwood-based Texas Bank. Upon completion of the transaction, the combined banks will operate as TexasBank and have total assets of more than $1.3 billion with 15 branches and loan production offices throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, Central Texas and West … Read more

Citizens National Bank at Brownwood Taps Johnson as President, Announces Additional Promotions

The board of directors of Citizens National Bank at Brownwood has announced the appointment of J.D. Johnson as bank president. John P. Guest, who served as president and chief executive officer, will continue to serve as CEO. Johnson brings more than 12 years of commercial banking experience across several markets in Central Texas. He previously served … Read more