Clark Reunites with Proven Team as CEO of Worthington Bank’s Denton Location

Tony Clark has been tapped to serve as CEO of Arlington-based Worthington Bank’s newest location in Denton, which opened last August. He will also serve on the bank’s board of directors. His addition to the Denton team cements a reunion as he rejoins a group he has worked with for 30 years and counting. “It … Read more

Rhoads Tapped to Lead Worthington Bank’s New Denton Location

On August 7, Arlington-based Worthington Bank announced its expansion north into Denton with a new branch at 1696 S. Loop 28. The bank is currently operating in a satellite building at the same address while construction of the permanent facility is completed. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 3,782-square-foot building will take place in the fall. … Read more

First United Bank Welcomes Patton as Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in Denton

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has hired Jack Patton as senior vice president/commercial loan officer at the bank’s Denton-South location. He rejoins the bank with experience in commercial lending and a passion for community. “Jack brings valuable knowledge and energy for our customers and community that aligns well with our purpose to inspire and empower … Read more

Frost Bank Continues Expansion in North Texas with Three New Branches

San Antonio-based Frost Bank is continuing its 28-location expansion in the Dallas area with recently completed branches in North Garland, West Dallas and Denton. The North Garland financial center—the fourth new branch in the regional expansion—was celebrated on August 26 with a free chuckwagon breakfast at the bank to say hello to the neighborhood. The … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Expands to North Texas with AccessBank Texas Acquisition

On December 31, Harlingen-based Texas State Bankshares Inc. and Denton-based Access Bancorp Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge Access Bancorp Inc. with Texas State Bankshares Inc. and AccessBank Texas with Texas Regional Bank. As a result of the transaction, Texas Regional Bank will add AccessBank Texas’ six banking centers … Read more

AccessBank Texas Names York Denton Market President

On June 25, Denton-based AccessBank Texas announced the promotion of Duke York to Denton market president. He will spearhead growth in Denton and the surrounding markets. York began his banking career as a credit analyst and advanced quickly into the position of vice president/commercial lending. He has been with AccessBank for the past 12 years in … Read more

American National Bank & Trust Expands Denton Market

Dwight Berry, president and CEO of Wichita Falls-based American National Bank & Trust, recently announced the opening of the bank’s permanent Denton location at 120 S. Carroll Blvd. Marty Rivers serves as the Denton market president and oversees all of the bank’s lending and operations in the Denton area. The full-service branch offers commercial and personal … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Welcomes New Denton Banking Group

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently welcomed a new lending team to serve the Denton area. Ernie McGee serves as president; James E. Posey and Alex Eysermans serve as senior vice presidents and commercial loan officers; Kevin Hodge serves as a commercial loan officer; and Jeanette Hoffman serves as senior lending assistant. The new Denton banking group marks … Read more

Graves Hired as Vice President of Commercial Lending at AccessBank Texas

Rob Graves recently joined Denton-based AccessBank Texas as vice president/commercial lending. He adds more than a decade of experience in the banking industry to the Dallas/Fort Worth lending team. Graves began his banking career in 2009 with Wells Fargo Bank in Denton, where he worked as a teller and quickly rose through the ranks. After … Read more

Pecorino Hired as Senior Vice President/Commercial Lending at AccessBank Texas

Frank Pecorino recently joined Denton-based AccessBank Texas as senior vice president/commercial lending. He brings more than 20 years of banking experience to the team. Pecorino joins AccessBank Texas from Pioneer Bank, where he served as the market leader for Dallas/Fort Worth for the past six years. Pecorino began his banking career in 1998 as a teller at … Read more