Charter Bank Appoints Entrepreneur Motaghi to Board of Directors

Corpus Christi-based Charter Bank has appointed local business leader and former president of the Snappy Foods convenience store chain Mohammad “Moe” Motaghi to its board of directors. Motaghi immigrated to Corpus Christi from Iran in 1977. While in high school, he worked at Whataburger to support himself and his family back home. He eventually worked … Read more

First United Bank’s John Massey Passes Away

John Massey, the charismatic and big-hearted chairman emeritus of Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank, passed away surrounded by family on June 24. He was 86 years old. An Oklahoma native, he grew up in Boswell, Guthrie and Durant. He learned the value of hard work and resilience early from his parents, Jennie and Emmett Massey. … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank’s Coastal Bend Commercial Lending Team Welcomes Barganski

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that David Barganski has joined its Corpus Christi lending group as senior vice president/senior commercial loan officer. He has more than 22 years of financial services and entrepreneurial experience. Prior to joining PlainsCapital, Barganski spent eight years overseeing two restaurants in the Coastal Bend area. Under his leadership, both restaurants … Read more