Liberty National Bank Welcomes a Fifth-Generation Cecil to the Board

Paris-based Liberty National Bank has hired Dillon Cecil as an executive vice president and a newly appointed bank board member. He will focus on consumer and commercial loans, residential home loans and assist with bank operations. Cecil started his banking career at TIB NA in 2014 as a credit analyst/lending officer. He was later promoted … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Taps Houston-based Gregg as Chief Compliance Officer

On May 16, Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank announced that it has hired Brandi M. Gregg to serve as executive vice president and chief compliance officer. She will office at Origin Bank’s Memorial Financial Center in Houston. Gregg has more than 34 years of banking experience, specializing in regulatory compliance risk management for the majority of … Read more

Florida-based Amerant Bank Names Vérot Moore Houston Market President

Coral Gables, Florida-based Amerant Bank has appointed Caroline Vérot Moore executive vice president/Houston market president. She will oversee multiple business sectors in the market, including commercial banking, commercial real estate, retail, private and business banking, specialty finance and treasury management. With more than 20 years of experience in corporate banking, Vérot Moore is a highly … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Hires Opeola as Deputy General Counsel

Sola Opeola has joined Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank’s legal services team as executive vice president/deputy general counsel. She brings more than 15 years of experience to the bank. She previously served for three years as associate general counsel at USAA and prior to that was general counsel and company secretary at the BUA Group. Opeola … Read more

Anderson Joins Susser Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Julie Anderson has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer at Arlington-based Susser Bank, effective April 3. She will report to Sam L. Susser, chairman and CEO. Her duties will include operational oversight of, and interaction with, many Susser Bank departments, including accounting, finance, risk management, technology and information security, legal and human … Read more

Third Coast Bancshares Names Deckert Chief Operating Officer, Announces Additional Promotions

On February 16, the board of directors of Third Coast Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Humble-based Third Coast Bank SSB, appointed Michael Deckert executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company. He has served as chief operating officer of Third Coast Bank since January 2022. Prior to joining the Third Coast Bank, Deckert … Read more

Stroud Named Chief Accounting Officer at Lamar National Bank

Paris-based Lamar National Bank has announced the hiring of veteran banker Mark Stroud as executive vice president/chief accounting officer. He began his banking career in West Texas where his father and brother also served as community bankers. From 2005 to 2022, he served as chief financial officer at Classic Bank in Cameron. “Mark’s passion for … Read more

Mahomes Appointed to Vista Bank’s Board of Directors

On February 22, Dallas-based Vista Bank announced the appointment of William “Bill” Mahomes to its board of directors. In honor of the occasion, a private celebratory luncheon was held to witness the appointment of the first Black board director in the bank’s 111 year history. Attendees included executives and community leaders such as Harrison Blair, … Read more

Citizens State Bank Welcomes Wheat as Executive Vice President in Loan Administration

Jessica Wheat has joined the executive team of Woodville-based Citizens State Bank as executive vice president/loan administration. She is located at the bank’s Kingwood office. Wheat brings more than 35 years of banking experience in the Houston area, including 20 years in loan operations. Prior to joining Citizens State Bank, she served as vice president … Read more

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas Promotes Five Team Members

Rusty Hitt, CEO of Corsicana-based Community National Bank & Trust of Texas, has announced the promotion of five bank officers in Waxahachie, Fairfield, Corsicana and Leon County. Alfred Vega was promoted to executive vice president/chief credit officer. He has been with the bank’s Waxahachie location since 2016. Vega graduated from the University of Texas–Arlington, where … Read more