Candia Joins WestStar Bank Accounting Team as Vice President and Controller

El Paso-based WestStar Bank has announced the hiring of Marcela Candia as vice president and controller. She will oversee financial and regulatory accounting and reporting for WestStar and will work closely with senior management on implementing new accounting pronouncements and special projects. Candia joins WestStar with 17 years of experience working for large publicly traded … Read more

Peoples Bank Caps 2021 with Numerous Promotions

Larry Allen, CEO and chairman of the board at Lubbock-based Peoples Bank, announced the following promotions at the end of 2021. “These promotions reflect the outstanding staff we have at Peoples Bank,” Allen says. “Each one of these individuals goes above and beyond and we are fortunate to have them on our team.” Dawn Ambrose … Read more

Texas Heritage Bank Hires Officers Kreuz, Borne and Rehkopf

Jack Griggs, chairman, and Steve Mack, CEO, have announced the appointment of Jim Kreuz to serve as chief lending officer at Boerne-based Texas Heritage Bank. Additional officers recently appointed are Katie Borne, CPA, controller, and Tim Rehkopf, consumer lending officer. Kreuz is a career banking professional who has served in the San Antonio market for … Read more

Western Heritage Bank Promotes Molina to Controller

Las Cruces, New Mexico-based Western Heritage Bank announced that Shannon Molina has been promoted to controller. She began her banking career in 2003 with First American Bank and joined Western Heritage Bank as a teller shortly thereafter. Molina has held positions in both operations and accounting at the bank over the years. She holds several certifications in … Read more

Yoakum National Bank Promotes Morkovsky to Controller, Baranowski to COO

Yoakum-based Yoakum National Bank recently announced the promotion of two team members. Sandra Morkovsky has been named vice president/controller. Additional duties include bank compliance and audit, and she also serves as the bank’s BSA officer. Morkovsky has worked at Yoakum National Bank since 1998, previously responsible for the bank’s non-traditional deposit office through NFA Wealth … Read more