Dallas-based First Foundation Inc. Announces Senior Management Transition

On November 8, Dallas-based First Foundation Inc., a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Bank and First Foundation Advisors, announced that David DePillo, who has served as president of First Foundation Inc. and First Foundation Bank since 2015, will step down effective immediately. Kevin Thompson, chief financial officer, has been named … Read more

Independent Bank Group Appoints Langdale Chief Financial Officer

On July 29, McKinney-based Independent Bank Group Inc. announced the appointment of Paul Langdale as chief financial officer. He is replacing Michelle Hickox, who has served as CFO of Independent Bank Group Inc. and its subsidiary, Independent Bank, since 2012. She will remain employed in an advisory capacity to facilitate the transition until October 1. … Read more

VeraBank’s Engemoen Nominated for Best CFO Award from the Austin Business Journal

Henderson-based VeraBank announced that Todd Engemoen, the bank’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, was nominated as one of this year’s best chief financial officers as determined in the Austin Business Journal’s 15th annual “Best CFOs of the Year in Central Texas” awards. Engemoen joined VeraBank in 2014, bringing a decade of experience in … Read more

Jacobson Promoted to Chief Financial Officer at Guaranty Bank & Trust

On June 28, Mount Pleasant-based Guaranty Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust NA, announced the promotion of Shalene Jacobson to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Guaranty Bank & Trust, replacing Cappy Payne. Payne will remain as senior executive vice president and chief financial officer for Guaranty Bancshares. “Cappy … Read more

Poole Named Chief Financial Officer of Susser Bank 

Edward Poole has been named executive vice president/chief financial officer of Arlington-based Susser Bank. In addition to the accounting and finance teams, he will have responsibility for technology, information security, human resources and deposit operations. Poole holds a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and is a certified public accountant with nearly 16 years of accounting … Read more

Anderson to Lead First National Bank of Bastrop Upon Sharp’s Retirement

Reid Sharp, the longtime president and CEO of First National Bank of Bastrop, is retiring next February and will be succeeded by the bank’s chief financial officer, Chase Anderson. The bank’s board of directors unanimously voted to promote Anderson to the role of president, effective April 4, 2022, with Sharp continuing in the role of … Read more

Texas Security Bank Names Keith President, Britton CFO and COO

On March 28, Dallas-based Texas Security Bank announced changes to its leadership team. Drew Keith, the bank’s former chief financial officer and chief operating officer, has been promoted to president. Jamie Britton will step into the CFO and COO roles. As one of the co-founders of Texas Security Bank, Keith has extensive experience in both … Read more

Three Top Executives Continue Growing WestStar in Expanded Roles

On February 1, El Paso-based WestStar announced that three of its top executives have expanded their leadership roles. L. Frederick “Rick” Francis is executive chairman; David W. Osborn is president and chief executive officer; and Lisa J. Saenz is now chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Their guidance in these new roles will continue … Read more

Texas Capital Bancshares Appoints Scurlock Chief Financial Officer

On December 9, Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank, announced that Matt Scurlock, executive vice president/corporate treasurer, will transition into the role of executive vice president/chief financial officer, effective January 1, 2022. He will replace Julie Anderson as CFO of Texas Capital Bank and Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. Anderson has been … Read more

First National Bank of Bastrop Hires Anderson as CFO

Chase G. Anderson has joined First National Bank of Bastrop as chief financial officer. He will be responsible, in part, for preparing the bank as it approaches $1 billion in assets. With more than 15 years of banking and finance experience, he most recently served as the executive vice president/chief accounting officer and treasurer at … Read more