September 5–11, 2021

Home Office Relocations The TDB reports that it has approved an application by State Bank of Texas to locate its home office from 11950 Webb Chapel Rd. in Dallas to 5101 N. O’Connor Blvd. in Irving. Branches The OCC reports that Austin Bank NA, based in Jacksonville, has established a branch at 26400 Kuykendahl Rd., Ste. … Read more

August 29–September 4, 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that it has approved an application by Capital Bank of Texas, based in Carrizo Springs, to merge with BAT Investments Inc., based in Austin. The TDB reports that First United Bank, based in Dimmitt, has merged with First Bank and Trust of Childress, based in Childress. The TDB reports … Read more

Security National Bank Realigns Executive Leadership Roles

Omaha, Nebraska-based Security National Bank, which operates in Dallas, has realigned executive leadership roles to ensure the bank remains family-owned and positioned for future growth. James “Jim” E. Landen retains his role as executive chairman, while Clarence “C.L.” L. Landen III has been named chief executive officer. Tim Sullivan joins the bank as president. “Security … Read more

Simmons Bank Promotes Nay to Texas Metro Division President

Pine Bluff, Arkansas-based Simmons Bank has promoted commercial banking veteran Marty Nay to executive vice president and Texas metro division president. Having served as the bank’s Kansas City market president for the past five years, Nay will take over the responsibilities of leading Simmons Bank operations in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area. He will oversee … Read more

August 22–28, 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that Citizens State Bank, based in Somerville, has applied to acquire Burton State Bank, based in Burton. The TDB reports that The Chasewood Bank, based in Houston, has applied to merge with MergerCo Inc., based in Houston. Home Office Relocations The TDB reports that WestStar Bank has relocated its … Read more

August 15–21, 2021

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by Commercial Bank of Texas National Association, based in Nacogdoches, to establish a branch at 321 N. Central Expwy., Ste. 100, in McKinney. The OCC reports that it has approved applications by First National Bank Texas, based in Killeen, to establish the following branches: 3855 … Read more

August 8–14, 2021

Conversion The TDB reports that it has approved an application by Texas Capital Bank, based in Dallas, to convert from a national association to a Texas-chartered bank. Branches The OCC reports that Lamar National Bank, based in Paris, has established a branch at 100 Plaza Place, Ste. 100, in Northlake. The agency also reports that … Read more

Advance Community Fund Seeks Help to Revitalize Underserved Communities in North Texas

With housing costs on the rise across Texas, finding an affordable place to live has become a crisis for too many families. Family incomes are not rising nearly as quickly as home prices in most regions of the state. According to studies, housing costs should account for less than 31 percent of a family’s income; … Read more

Schmid Becomes Sixth President and CEO of SWGSB Foundation

Jeff Schmid has joined the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation as president and CEO, effective September 1. The move comes as S. Scott MacDonald Ph.D. retires from the position after 24 years of service to the foundation, headquartered at the Cox School of Business on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU) in … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Hires Kane, Thompson and McCollum for Austin Lending Teams

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently expanded its commercial banking team in Austin with the addition of Laura Kane and Rodney Thompson as senior vice presidents of commercial lending and Carly McCollum as commercial loan officer. Kane and McCollum will serve clients from PlainsCapital Bank’s downtown Austin office while Thompson will work from its Westlake branch. Kane … Read more