Texas Department of Banking Names Garcia Chief Information Officer

On September 25, Texas Banking Commissioner Charles G. Cooper announced the appointment of Jesse H. Garcia Jr. as the chief information officer at the Texas Department of Banking, effective October 1. He will be responsible for the daily operations and future technological advancement plans of the department’s information technology division. Garcia brings to the department … 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

North Dallas Bank and Trust Hires Harkins as Chief Information Officer

North Dallas Bank and Trust Co. (NDBT) has hired Shane Harkins to serve as chief information officer. He joins after serving the past 13 years as vice president/director of enterprise cloud infrastructure at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas. In his new role, Harkins is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s information technology and … Read more

Triumph Bancorp Appoints Galitis Chief Information Officer

On November 22, Triumph Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Dallas-based TBK Bank SSB, announced the appointment of Renee Galitis as chief information officer. She will provide direction and oversight for the IT and information security teams, leading existing and emerging technology initiatives. “Renee’s ability to align operational execution and technology transformation makes her an … Read more

Baum Joins Lamar National Bank as Commercial Lender, Cobb Appointed Vice President of Loan Operations/BSA Officer

H. Gregory Wilson, president and CEO of Paris-based Lamar National Bank, recently announced the following appointments. Alicia Baum has joined the bank as vice president/commercial lender. She will assist with Lamar National Bank’s expansion into the Plano/Frisco area. She brings 13 years of experience in commercial real estate acquisition, commercial construction, working capital lines of … Read more

Lamar National Bank Names New Chief Information Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

H. Gregory Wilson, president and CEO of Paris-based Lamar National Bank, recently announced two key appointments. Clay Baum has been named chief information officer and will be essential in developing Lamar National Bank’s strategic technology initiatives and driving future innovation efforts. He is an experienced technology professional who has spent the past 10 years in … Read more