Engemoen Succeeds Stapp as President and CEO of R Bank

Round Rock-based R Bank has named Todd Engemoen president and CEO. His experience includes strategic planning, operational excellence and customer-centric initiatives. Engemoen succeeds Steve Stapp as president and CEO. Stapp recently announced his retirement after 16 years with R Bank. During his tenure there, he led the bank from a single location with 12 employees … Read more

Bank of Texas Taps McCoy as CEO of Fort Worth Region

Mark Wade, CEO of Fort Worth-based Bank of Texas, announced that Bill McCoy has been promoted to CEO of the bank’s Fort Worth region. McCoy will be responsible for driving top-line revenue growth and business generation, talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement and community engagement in Tarrant County. McCoy previously served as senior vice president … Read more

Arkansas-based Centennial Bank Names Tipton CEO, Hester President

Home BancShares Inc. and its subsidiary, Conway, Arkansas-based Centennial Bank, have announced changes to its management team as the bank celebrates 25 years in business. Stephen Tipton has been named chief executive officer of Centennial Bank. In addition to the role of chief lending officer, Kevin Hester has been named president of both Home BancShares and … Read more

Amegy Bank Promotes Munguia to Dallas/Fort Worth Region President and CEO

Houston-based Amegy Bank recently announced that Dallas native Carlos Munguia has been promoted from Dallas region president to president and CEO of Amegy Bank–Dallas/Fort Worth. In his expanded role, he will lead the bank’s strategic expansion, business development and brand awareness efforts across the metroplex. “In arguably the most diversified economic city in the U.S., … Read more

Citizens National Bank at Brownwood Promotes Johnson to CEO, Hair to Executive Vice President

Citizens National Bank at Brownwood announced that J.D. Johnson, currently serving as president, has been named chief executive officer. He will continue in his role as president as well. The announcement was made by Calvin Fryar, chairman of the board. Johnson brings more than 15 years of commercial banking experience across several markets in Central … Read more

Laird Retiring as Vice Chair of First State Bank

Jess Laird, vice chairman of Athens-based First State Bank, is retiring on March 12 after 36 years of service. Laird began his banking career with First State Bank in 1988 as a loan officer. In 1999, he was named president and chief executive officer. In 2019, he was elected vice chairman by the First State … Read more

Clark Reunites with Proven Team as CEO of Worthington Bank’s Denton Location

Tony Clark has been tapped to serve as CEO of Arlington-based Worthington Bank’s newest location in Denton, which opened last August. He will also serve on the bank’s board of directors. His addition to the Denton team cements a reunion as he rejoins a group he has worked with for 30 years and counting. “It … Read more

Hodges Retiring as President and CEO of First National Bank of Granbury, Webb to Take Helm

After 52 years of service, James Hodges, president and CEO of First National Bank of Granbury, is retiring effective January 1, 2024. He will maintain a seat on the board of directors. Mark Webb, executive vice president and chief lending officer since 2015, has been tapped to succeed Hodges as president and CEO. Hodges attended … Read more

Victory Bank Opens for Business in Lubbock

On October 16, Lubbock-based Victory Bank opened its doors for business following the successful acquisition of Security State Bank of Winters by Victory Financial Corp., the new bank’s holding company. Victory Bank’s headquarters are located at 4710 4th St. in Lubbock. The company is led by former Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope, executive chair; C. Brett … Read more

Michael Named President and CEO of First Texas Bank Georgetown

The board of directors of First Texas Bank Georgetown has announced the hiring of Alexis Michael as president and chief executive officer. She comes to the bank with more than 20 years of community banking experience, serving the past 19 years in the Central Texas market. Throughout her career, Michael has received recognition for her … Read more