American Bank Adds Private Banking Team to San Antonio Market

Corpus Christi-based American Bank recently added a four-person private banking team to its growing San Antonio presence. The new team—Jerry Daniel, Jeff Hawthorn, Anthony Perez and Diana Cervantes—will office out of American Bank’s San Antonio branch at 12800 San Pedro Ave. They will report to Byron Bexley, vice chairman for San Antonio. “This team of … Read more

Tatum Joins American Bank’s San Antonio Team as Senior Relationship Manager

Corpus Christi-based American Bank has hired Rick Tatum to serve as senior relationship manager in San Antonio. He will office at the bank’s Concord Plaza branch. Making the announcement was Byron Bexley, vice chairman for American Bank’s San Antonio market. Tatum joins American Bank with nearly 40 years of banking experience, most recently serving as … Read more

American Bank Names Welch and Bruner Branch Managers in San Antonio

Julie Welch and Meagan Bruner were recently named branch managers for two of Corpus Christi-based American Bank’s San Antonio area locations. Welch takes over as branch manager for the bank’s Universal City branch, located at 600 Pat Booker Rd. in Universal City. Bruner is the new branch manager for the Concord location at 200 Concord … Read more

American Bank Names Bexley Vice Chairman in San Antonio

On November 8, Corpus Christi-based American Bank announced that Byron Bexley has joined the team as vice chairman/San Antonio. In his role as market leader, he will oversee commercial banking activities in San Antonio. Bexley brings more than 40 years of banking experience, most recently serving as chairman and chief executive officer of TexStar National … Read more

American Bank to Enhance Presence in San Antonio with Acquisition of TexStar National Bank 

On June 7, Corpus Christi-based American Bank and TexStar National Bank jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which American Bank will acquire TexStar. In accordance with the merger agreement, TexStar will merge with and into American Bank and the combined banks will operate under the American Bank … Read more

Five Honorees Inducted into Texas Bankers Hall of Fame

On April 22, five legendary bankers were inducted into the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame during the Eighth Annual Texas Bankers Hall of Fame Gala on the campus of Sam Houston State University (SHSU) in Huntsville. These prestigious bankers—the late James B. Bexley, Lloyd R. Ferguson, William David Lacy, Victor Pierson and Allan James Rasmussen—were recognized … Read more