Western Heritage Bank Promotes Lopez to COO, Resendiz to Treasury Management Officer

Las Cruces, New Mexico-based Western Heritage Bank has announced that Pauline Lopez has been promoted to chief operating officer. She has served the banking industry in a variety of roles over the years, including new accounts, retail services and customer service. She joined Western Heritage Bank in 2008. In 2017, Lopez started treasury management functions, … Read more

Arkansas-based Simmons Bank Names DiNicolantonio Head of Consumer and Business Banking

Pine Bluff, Arkansas-based Simmons Bank , which operates 23 locations in Texas, announced that Joe DiNicolantonio has been hired to serve as executive vice president/head of consumer and business banking. He will oversee all strategy and development for business and consumer banking initiatives. A veteran banking leader with more than 30 years of experience, DiNicolantonio most … Read more

Western Heritage Bank Taps Hernandez as Assistant Vice President/Credit Underwriting

Las Cruces, New Mexico-based Western Heritage Bank announced that Bryan Hernandez has been named assistant vice president/credit underwriting. He will serve the bank’s El Paso region. Prior to this promotion, he worked as a credit analyst for the bank. Hernandez, a native El Pasoan, has worked in the banking industry for more than five years. He … Read more

Four Promoted at The Pecos County State Bank

The directors of Fort Stockton-based The Pecos County State Bank recently announced four promotions: Bill McAnally has been promoted to executive vice president. With the bank since 2013, he also serves as an advisory director to the board and as the primary agricultural loan officer. McAnally and his wife Daila have lived in Fort Stockton … Read more

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Announces 2021 Promotions

Midland-based FirstCapital Bank of Texas recently announced the promotions of the following Midland employees: Rachel Duzan has been promoted to banking officer/assistant controller FirstBancshares of Texas. She has served with FirstCapital Bank of Texas since 2019. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Duzan has a BS degree from Robert Morris University and an MBA degree from West Virginia University. … Read more

Agility Bank Receives Conditional Approval to Launch in Houston

On October 20, Houston-based Agility Bank (in organization) announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. have given conditional approval for its application to launch and operate a predominately digital community bank that is primarily owned and led by women. Agility Bank will begin raising $30 million in … Read more

BOM Bank CEO Hale Elected to 2021 ICBA Federal Delegate Board

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) recently announced that community banker Ken Hale, president and CEO of Natchitoches, Louisiana-based BOM Bank, has been elected to the ICBA Federal Delegate Board. ICBA is the nation’s voice for community banks. In addition to Louisiana, BOM Bank serves customers in East Texas. “I am honored to be … Read more

First Financial Bankshares Serves Communities in Fifth Annual Company-Wide Day of Service

Abilene-based First Financial Bankshares held its fifth annual company-wide Day of Service on Columbus Day, October 12. First Financial partnered with local nonprofit organizations across Texas to provide assistance and perform service projects in each of the communities it serves. With more than 900 employees participating, Day of Service initiatives took place in 40 locations … Read more