Keystone Bank Welcomes Byrd as Vice President of Digital Banking

Bee Cave-based Keystone Bank has hired Ty Byrd to serve as vice president/digital banking. He will spearhead the development of the bank’s digital banking services, helping to advance its goal of becoming an industry leader in the digital space. He will also take the lead on enhancing services for the bank’s core customer base of … Read more

The Loyalty Factor: Translating Relationships into Non-Interest Income

The past year and a half has challenged our industry in ways previously unknown. We began the year expecting our biggest challenge would be the continued growth of deposits at reasonable rates. Today, we are faced with three challenges: a prolonged low-rate environment with continued margin compression; keeping branches open/serving our communities; and an increasing … Read more

Agility Bank Receives Conditional Approval to Launch in Houston

On October 20, Houston-based Agility Bank (in organization) announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. have given conditional approval for its application to launch and operate a predominately digital community bank that is primarily owned and led by women. Agility Bank will begin raising $30 million in … Read more