July 11–17, 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions The OCC reports that The First National Bank of Aspermont, based in Aspermont, has acquired a branch from Vista Bank, based in Dallas. The branch is located at 231 S. Central Ave. in Hamlin. Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by Texas Heritage National Bank, based in Daingerfield, … Read more

July 4–10, 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that Capital Bank of Texas, based in  Carrizo Springs, has applied to merge with BAT Investments Inc. in Austin. Home Office Relocation The TDB reports that it has approved an application by Susser Bank to relocate its home office from 500 Harwood in Bedford to 100 Crescent Ct., Ste. … Read more

Independent Banker Ranks 2021 Top Community Bank Lenders

In July, Independent Banker, the flagship publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), released its “2021 Top Lenders” list. “Our top lenders made the most of one of the toughest years in recent memory through personal connection, ingenuity and dedication to their communities,” ICBA notes in a recent press release. The survey ranks the … Read more

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Elects New Leadership Division Board and Executive Committee

The Leadership Division of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) elected new board members during its quarterly board meeting in June. Founded in 1985, the IBAT Leadership Division is dedicated to the development of tomorrow’s leaders in community banking. The 2021–22 executive committee members named to guide the IBAT Leadership Division include: Chair Justin … Read more

Texas Capital Bancshares Appoints Larson Head of Homebuilder and Community Finance

Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank NA and its parent company, Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., announced on July 20 that Jon M. Larson has been appointed head of homebuilder and community finance, previously known as specialized residential real estate. He will report to Curtis Burchard, executive vice president and head of real estate, and be responsible for leading … Read more

Ross Joins MapleMark Bank as Senior Treasury Relationship Manager

Greg Lewis, executive vice president/chief deposit officer at Dallas-based MapleMark Bank, recently announced that Robert Ross has been hired to serve as senior treasury relationship manager. Ross will focus on expanding the bank’s presence throughout Texas, along with continuing to partner with specialized industries and escrow needs nationwide. With more than 10 years of experience … Read more

June 27–July 3, 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions The OCC reports that Sunflower Bank National Association, based in Denver, Colorado, has applied to acquire Pioneer Bank SSB, based in Austin. The TDB reports that First United Bank, based in Dimmitt, has applied to acquire First Bank and Trust of Childress, based in Childress. Corporate Title Change The OCC reports that  TIB The Independent … Read more

June 20–26, 2021

Conversions The TDB reports that Ozona National Bank, based in Ozona, has converted to a Texas state-chartered bank under the name Ozona Bank. Home Office Relocation The TDB reports that Susser Bank has applied to relocate its home office from 500 Harwood in Bedford to 100 Crescent Ct., Ste. 575, in Dallas. Branches The OCC reports that Commercial … Read more

Industry Experts to Speak at 152nd Assembly for Bank Directors in Vail This September

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation will convene its 152nd Assembly for Bank Directors at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa in Beaver Creek/Vail, Colorado, September 23–26, 2021. Bank directors and their spouses from across the U.S. will participate in a program that includes strategic planning maven David Kemp, accounting ace … Read more

June 13–19, 2021

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that Roscoe State Bank, based in Roscoe, has applied to merge with Cornerstone Home Lending, based in Houston, under the name Cornerstone Capital Bank SSB. The OCC reports that it has approved an application by First National Bank of Aspermont, based in Aspermont, to purchase a branch from Vista Bank, based … Read more