January 22–28, 2023

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved applications by Texas National Bank, based in Mercedes, to establish the following branches: 1409 E. Ridge Rd. in McAllen and 1414 FM 802 (Ruben Torres) in Brownsville. The OCC reports that Texas Republic Bank NA, based in Frisco, has applied to establish a branch near the intersection … Read more

January 15–21, 2023

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that Vista Bank, based in Dallas, has applied to acquire Charis Bank, based in Justin. Branches The TDB reports that Vista Bank, based in Dallas, has applied to establish a branch at 3225 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Dallas.

January 8–14, 2023

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that Prosperity Bank, based in El Campo, has applied to acquire FirstCapital Bank of Texas NA, based in Midland. The TDB reports that Texas Brand Bank, based in Dallas, has applied to acquire Harmony Bank NA, based in Kemp. Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application … Read more

Vista Bancshares Announces Agreement to Acquire Charis Holdings/Charis Bank

On January 30, Vista Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Dallas-based Vista Bank, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Charis Holdings Inc. and its subsidiary, Justin-based Charis Bank. The transaction will expand Vista Bank’s footprint and lending ability. With the acquisition, Vista will acquire Charis Bank’s North Texas locations and … Read more

January 1–7, 2023

Mergers and Acquisitions The TDB reports that Chappell Hill Bank, based in Chappell Hill, has completed its merger with GOBI Acquisition Corp., based in Irving. Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by First Financial Bank NA, based in Abilene, to relocate a branch from 3400 Hwy. 21 E in Bryan to 1622 N. … Read more

December 25–31, 2022

Branches The OCC reports that it has approved an application by The First National Bank of Quitaque, based in Quitaque, to establish a branch at 501 Main St. in Silverton. The TDB reports that Citizens State Bank, based in Anton, has established a branch at 4718 S. Loop 289, Ste. 200, in Lubbock. The TDB … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Appoints Cosper Head of Commercial Real Estate

On January 12, Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank, announced that Dustin Cosper has been appointed head of commercial real estate. He will report to Madison Simm, president of real estate, who leads the bank’s commercial real estate, mortgage finance and homebuilder and community finance lines of business. Cosper … Read more

Colorado-based Sunflower Bank Opens Guardian Mortgage Loan Production Office in South Dallas

On December 15, Denver, Colorado-based Sunflower Bank NA and its home loan division, Guardian Mortgage, announced the opening of a new home loan production office located at 1005 W. Jefferson Blvd./Winnetka Place in Dallas. The new location reflects the bank’s strategic focus on providing more home loan and banking services to customers in the Dallas/Fort … Read more

Santana and Campo Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Branch Boards

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has appointed Rosa Santana to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio branch board of directors and Ric Campo to its Houston branch board. They will both serve a three-year term ending December 31, 2025. As branch board members, they will provide input on regional economic conditions as part of … Read more

Falk and Aguirre Reappointed to Leadership Roles on Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Board

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has re-appointed Thomas J. Falk of Dallas as chair and Claudia Aguirre of Houston as deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors for 2023. Falk joined the Dallas Fed board in 2019 and was appointed chair in 2022. He is the retired chairman and … Read more