Piland Joins Western Bank to Head New Mortgage Division

Lubbock-based Western Bank has named Allyn Piland executive vice president and president of the bank’s new mortgage division. She brings 18 years of market expertise to her new role, having served markets across Texas and New Mexico. Piland began her career at PrimeWest Mortgage in the servicing department. In 2005, upon graduating from Texas Tech … Read more

Western Bank Announces Eight Promotions

On January 9, Dan Odom, president and CEO of Lubbock-based Western Bank, announced that eight team members have received promotions in the new year. John Weddige has been promoted to senior vice president/Lubbock president. Prior to the promotion, he was senior vice president/commercial lender. Melinda Rechkemmer is now senior vice president/loan operations director. Jared Bailey … Read more

Western Bank Breaks Ground for Third Lubbock Branch

On August 18, Lubbock-based Western Bank held groundbreaking ceremonies for its new banking center to be located at 117th and Slide Rd. in South Lubbock. Complimentary breakfast burritos and refreshments were served. “We are blessed and honored to continue our growth in the Lubbock market with this, our third Lubbock location,” says Dan Odom, president … Read more

Western Bank Promotes Coke to Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer

Dan Odom, president and CEO of Lubbock-based Western Bank, recently announced the promotion of Christopher W. Coke to executive vice president/chief lending officer. With more than 25 years of banking experience, Coke has been with Western Bank since 2016. Prior to this promotion, he served as senior vice president/loan officer. Established in 1909, Western Bank … Read more