Manohar Joins Mississippi-based Cadence Bank’s Middle-Market Commercial Banking Team

Sam Manohar has joined Tupelo, Mississippi-based Cadence Bank’s Dallas middle-market commercial banking team as senior vice president/senior relationship manager. He brings more than 20 years of financial experience in commercial banking, working capital solutions and risk management. He will focus on business development and delivering comprehensive banking solutions to middle-market companies throughout the Dallas metroplex. … Read more

NexBank Appoints Studenko Dallas/Fort Worth Market President

On November 1, Dallas-based NexBank announced that it has appointed Scott Studenko market president for Dallas/Fort Worth. He will be responsible for business development for corporate and commercial banking throughout the region, focusing on commercial real estate lending in the metroplex and other major markets in Texas. With more than two decades of experience, Studenko comes … Read more

Bankers Lender Hires Miller for Business Development

Mike Fernandez, president and CEO of Sweetwater-based Texas National Bank, announced that Tim Miller has joined Bankers Lender, Texas National Bank’s direct digital bank offered exclusively to professionals employed in the banking industry. Miller will focus on business development. A sixth-generation Texan, Miller’s banking career has been spent primarily in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. He started … Read more

Wallis Bank’s Dakri Family Donates $4 Million to Support University of Houston’s Center for Economic Inclusion

The Dakri family, which includes the leadership of Wallis-based Wallis Bank, has pledged $4 million to support the University of Houston’s new Center for Economic Inclusion (CEI) in the C.T. Bauer College of Business. Launched in May, the CEI’s programs build on Bauer’s award-winning SURE program (Stimulating Urban Renewal through Entrepreneurship), which trains students in … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Hires Williams as Senior Vice President of Business Development in North Texas

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank has hired Charles P.A. Williams to serve as senior vice president of business development/North Texas region. He joins Origin Bank with nearly five years of alternative small-business lending experience, specializing in business development and real estate lending. In his new role, he will source new small- to medium-sized business loans and … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Taps Ugalde, Sadeghpour and Wheeler for Houston Commercial Lending

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently welcomed Philip Ugalde, Jasmine Sadeghpour and Daniel Wheeler as senior vice presidents and senior commercial loan officers for its Houston market. Ugalde and Sadeghpour will serve clients from PlainsCapital’s office at 2925 Richmond Ave. while Wheeler office out of The Woodlands location at 1699 Research Forest Dr. In his new role, … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Hires Cornelius as Regional Executive Vice President for North Texas Region 

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank has hired Todd Cornelius as regional executive vice president/business development for its North Texas region. He joins the team at Origin Bank’s Dallas financial center. Cornelius has more than 27 years of banking experience, specializing in the development and training of banking personnel through strategic partnerships and relationship building. In his … Read more

Oklahoma-based InterBank Hires Zeigler-Petty for Community Development Banking in Fort Worth

Pamela Zeigler-Petty has joined Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based InterBank as senior vice president/community development banking in the bank’s Fort Worth location. She will be responsible for expanding community development lending relationships, enhancing the bank’s community outreach and ensuring that InterBank is positioned to meet the needs of all the communities it serves. InterBank also anticipates that … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Announces Promotions in Tyler

Promotions and a new hire have been announced at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s West Grande and South Broadway locations in Tyler. Zach Gilbert has been promoted to vice president/commercial lender. He holds a BS degree in agricultural and applied economics degree from Texas Tech University and is a graduate of the Oklahoma University Economic … Read more

Holder to Lead Dallas Market for AccessBank

Denton-based AccessBank Texas recently hired Wendy Holder to serve as Dallas market president. With a wealth of banking experience and knowledge, for the past 10 years she has served in senior leadership positions with Texas Capital Bank and Bank of Texas in Dallas, building out their business development practices. She was senior vice president and director … Read more