Harkrider Joins R Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Round Rock-based R Bank has hired Chris Harkrider to serve as executive vice president and chief credit officer. He joins the bank with more than 30 years of experience that includes commercial lending, portfolio management and leadership. Prior to R Bank, Harkrider was a financial examiner at the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending … Read more

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas Announces 2024 Promotions

Rusty Hitt, CEO of Corsicana-based Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, recently announced the promotion of six bank officers in Corsicana. Logan Brady was promoted to senior vice president/chief information officer. A Waxahachie native, he was a loan officer at the bank’s Waxahachie location for two years. Brady studied information sciences at Penn State … Read more

Munn Hired as Chief Credit Officer at Citizens State Bank

Woodville-based Citizens State Bank has hired David Munn to serve as executive vice president and chief credit officer. Munn is a Houston-based career banker with 39 years of professional experience. Upon graduating from college, he was hired as an examiner with the Texas Department of Banking. After 28 years of state service, he retired from … Read more

Arkansas-based Simmons Bank Announces Changes to Leadership Team

On July 6, Pine Bluffs, Arkansas-based Simmons Bank announced changes to its leadership team. The bank operates 56 branches in Texas. Chad Rawls has taken on the newly created role of chief commercial banking officer. He previously served as chief credit officer overseeing all credit activity, including underwriting, approval and collections across Simmons Bank’s six-state … Read more

Carter Rejoins Arkansas-based Bank OZK as Chief Credit Officer

On April 24, Little Rock, Arkansas-based Bank OZK announced that John Carter has returned as chief credit officer. He will be responsible for oversight of the bank’s credit, loan operations, special assets and mortgage lending functions. In addition, Carter will participate in the development of corporate strategy for lending practices and policies. Carter rejoins Bank … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Appoints Youngberg Jr. Chief Credit Officer

On April 11, Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank announced that David A. Youngberg Jr. has joined the firm as managing director and chief credit officer. He is responsible for directing the strategy for Texas Capital Bank’s credit approval, underwriting and monitoring processes. Youngberg reports directly to Tim Storms, chief risk officer. Youngberg brings more than two … Read more

Third Coast Bancshares Names Deckert Chief Operating Officer, Announces Additional Promotions

On February 16, the board of directors of Third Coast Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Humble-based Third Coast Bank SSB, appointed Michael Deckert executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company. He has served as chief operating officer of Third Coast Bank since January 2022. Prior to joining the Third Coast Bank, Deckert … Read more

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas Promotes Five Team Members

Rusty Hitt, CEO of Corsicana-based Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, has announced the promotion of five bank officers in Waxahachie, Fairfield, Corsicana and Leon County. Alfred Vega was promoted to executive vice president/chief credit officer. He has been with the bank’s Waxahachie location since 2016. Vega graduated from the University of Texas–Arlington, where … Read more

First Liberty Bank’s Board Announces Promotions for the New Year

Liberty-based First Liberty Bank announced a number of promotions during its board of directors meeting held in mid-December. “These talented individuals have played a big part in our success as a community bank through their hard work and dedication,” says Charles McGuire, chairman. “Our board of directors takes great pleasure in recognizing these deserving individuals … Read more

WestStar Bank Promotes Rodriguez, Harris and Hernandez to Executive Vice Presidents

On January 23, El Paso-based WestStar Bank announced the executive vice president promotions of Lee Rodriguez, chief human resource officer; Jerry Harris, chief credit officer; and Orlando Hernandez, chief information officer. Rodriguez has served as chief human resource officer with WestStar Bank for almost 20 years. She manages all aspects of human resources, as well … Read more