WestStar Bank Promotes Rodriguez to Chief Risk Officer, Smith-Johnson to Senior Vice President in Treasury Management Group

El Paso-based WestStar Bank has promoted Claudia Rodriguez to chief risk officer. She has been with WestStar Bank for more than 11 years and has 22 years of banking experience. She previously served as senior vice president/risk management director and, prior to that, as operations center manager. Prior to working in operations, she was the … 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

Comerica Inc. Names Goldman Chief Risk Officer, Oberg to Retire in 2024

On November 9, Dallas-based Comerica Inc. announced that Brian Goldman has been named senior executive vice president and chief risk officer, effective December 4. He succeeds Jay Oberg who is expected to retire in December 2024 following more than 32 years with Comerica. Oberg will remain a senior executive vice president at Comerica until his … Read more

Beadle, Bearden and Luke Promoted at Texas Bank and Trust

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced some executive promotions. Shannon Beadle has been promoted to executive vice president and director of human resources. She has been in the bank’s human resources division since 2010. She is a graduate of the bank’s 2012 Leadership Class and 2017 Corporate University, as well as the Independent Bankers … Read more

American Bank Appoints Roher and Promotes Smith to Dallas Executive Team

Dallas-based American Bank recently announced the appointment of William Roher as executive vice president and chief lending officer, and the promotion of Zane Smith to executive vice president and chief risk officer, effective immediately. With more than 30 years of experience as a successful commercial lender in the Dallas/Fort Worth market, Roher will lead the … 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

Turpen Joins Independent Bank Group as Chief Risk Officer

On July 15, McKinney-based Independent Bank Group Inc., the holding company for Independent Financial, expanded its executive leadership team with the appointment of John G. Turpen as executive vice president and chief risk officer, effective July 26. He will oversee the company’s enterprise risk management and compliance functions and support credit risk and administration. Turpen … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Appoints Storms Chief Risk Officer, Jurecka Chief Human Resources Officer

On February 26, Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank and its parent company, Texas Capital Bancshares, announced that Tim Storms has been named chief risk officer of both companies. Storms replaces John Turpen, who will continue with the company until March 31 to ensure an effective transition. Storms will report directly to Rob Holmes, president and CEO of Texas … Read more

Luke Joins Texas Bank and Trust as Chief Risk Officer

Scottie Luke

Scottie Luke has joined the staff of Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. as senior vice president/chief risk officer. He is a certified community bank compliance officer and certified community bank internal auditor, and in 2019 completed the training and examinations required to be a certified fraud examiner. Luke holds a BA degree in finance … Read more