Oklahoma-based First United Bank Hires Johnson as Chief Financial Officer

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has hired Brian Johnson to serve as chief financial officer, reporting directly to Greg Massey, chairman and CEO. Johnson will lead accounting, corporate finance and financial planning and analysis across the enterprise. Johnson previously served as chief financial officer, head of corporate finance and global treasurer and head of corporate financial … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank Names Rodman Dallas Market President

On October 3, Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank announced that Rick Rodman will serve as Dallas market president. He has more than 30 years of experience in the middle-market and business banking segments. Most recently he served as managing director/head of business banking for a regional bank in Texas. He has also worked for larger … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank Opens New Branch in Plano

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has opened a new location in Plano. The bank calls itself a “values-based organization committed to helping people live a lifestyle [the bank describes as] ‘Spend Life Wisely’—centered around four pillars: faith, financial well-being, health and wellness, and personal growth.” In April, the bank is hosting grand-opening events, inviting the … Read more

First United Bank Celebrates Third Annual United Acts of Kindness Day

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank is on a mission to ignite a kindness revolution. The bank recently collaborated with stakeholders— including employees, customers, local businesses, nonprofit organizations, churches, community leaders and members—to impact people’s lives positively through simple acts of kindness over 24 hours. On February 17, First United Bank branches across Oklahoma and Texas … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank’s Carter Promoted to Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

Greg Carter, who joined Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank in 2014 as vice president/talent acquisition manager, has been promoted to senior vice president/senior talent acquisition partner. In this role, he will focus on senior-level recruiting, including commercial banking roles such as market presidents and commercial lenders. First United Bank operates 40 branches in Texas. “Greg … Read more

First United Bank Names Newman Chief Information Officer and Tobkin Chief Technology Officer

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has named Renee Newman chief experience officer and Tadd Tobkin senior vice president/chief technology officer. Newman has more than 25 years of financial services experience spanning community, regional and large financial institutions. Reporting directly to CEO Greg Massey, Newman will drive a consistent customer and employee experience across all channels. … Read more

First United Bank Honored with American Bankers Association Marketing Award

Each year, the American Bankers Association (ABA) recognizes the nation’s best bank marketing initiatives during its ABA Bank Marketing Conference. This year’s Brand Slam awards honored elite bank marketing strategies that stood out among hundreds of nationwide entries from banks of all sizes. Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank, which has 40 branches in North and … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank Welcomes Calhoun as Treasury Management in North Texas

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has announced Joan Calhoun as senior vice president/treasury management sales manager for the bank’s Dallas/Fort Worth/North Texas region. She joins the bank with more than 30 years of industry experience across large and regional financial institutions, specializing in retail, credit, financial advising, business banking and treasury management. “Joan is an … Read more

First United Bank Awarded Prestigious Sustainability Award in Sherman

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has been awarded the prestigious Sustainability Leadership Design Award from CoreNet Global–North Texas for its banking office on Taylor Street in Sherman. CoreNet Global is a leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives, service providers, and economic developers. The Sustainability Leadership Design Award celebrates work that accelerates … Read more

Krebbs Promoted to Plano-Parkwood President at First United Bank

Justin Krebbs was recently promoted to community bank president for the Plano-Parkwood branch of Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank. He joined First United Bank in 2019 and has more than 22 years of banking experience specializing in all types of commercial lending, leading markets in Oklahoma and Texas and a track record of building high-performing … Read more