Gulf Capital Bank Appoints Bridgwater Chief Executive Officer

On September 11, Houston-based Gulf Capital Bank announced that Downey Bridgwater has joined the bank as chief executive officer. He succeeds Ed Jones, who will remain executive chairman and chief development officer. Bridgwater joins Gulf Capital Bank with more than 43 years in the banking industry. He began his banking career with Allied Bank in … Read more

Karaba Named President and Chief Banking Officer for Veritex Community Bank

On September 5, Veritex Holdings Inc., the holding company for Dallas-based Veritex Community Bank, announced that Dominic Karaba has been hired as president and chief banking officer of Veritex Community Bank, effective September 18. He will report directly to C. Malcolm Holland III, who remains chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Veritex … Read more

Wade Named Bank of Texas CEO as Bagwell Transitions to New Role

Mark Wade has been named chief executive officer of Bank of Texas, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., as of January 1, 2023. He will assume the role as longtime CEO Norm Bagwell transitions into a new part-time role after leading the Texas bank for more than 15 years. “Norm Bagwell has been … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Appoints Kucholtz Head of Private Wealth

Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank has appointed Bryan Kucholtz to serve as executive vice president/head of private wealth. He joined Texas Capital Bank in June, bringing more than 30 years of banking and finance experience, specifically in leading and growing all aspects of retail/institutional banking and wealth management across several states. Previously, he served as executive … Read more

Independent Bank Group Appoints Langdale Chief Financial Officer

On July 29, McKinney-based Independent Bank Group Inc. announced the appointment of Paul Langdale as chief financial officer. He is replacing Michelle Hickox, who has served as CFO of Independent Bank Group Inc. and its subsidiary, Independent Bank, since 2012. She will remain employed in an advisory capacity to facilitate the transition until October 1. … Read more

American Bank Appoints Roher and Promotes Smith to Dallas Executive Team

Dallas-based American Bank recently announced the appointment of William Roher as executive vice president and chief lending officer, and the promotion of Zane Smith to executive vice president and chief risk officer, effective immediately. With more than 30 years of experience as a successful commercial lender in the Dallas/Fort Worth market, Roher will lead the … Read more

Poole Named Chief Financial Officer of Susser Bank 

Edward Poole has been named executive vice president/chief financial officer of Arlington-based Susser Bank. In addition to the accounting and finance teams, he will have responsibility for technology, information security, human resources and deposit operations. Poole holds a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and is a certified public accountant with nearly 16 years of accounting … Read more

Rollins Hired as Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender at Texas Bank and Trust

Lucien Rollins has joined the staff of Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. as senior vice president and commercial lender in the bank’s McKinney branch. He most recently served as vice president and commercial lender at Prosperity Bank in Plano. He has been involved in the financial services industry for more than 10 years with … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank’s Houston Lending Group Welcomes Hendricks

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that Samuel Hendricks has joined its Houston lending group as senior vice president/senior commercial loan officer at the bank’s 5 Riverway location. “We are excited to welcome Samuel, who will be an excellent fit for our Houston lending team,” says Danny Schroder, Houston region chairman. “I know his leadership and … Read more

The First National Bank of Bastrop Hires Browning as COO, Names Kana Chief Human Resources Officer

On March 28, The First National Bank of Bastrop welcomed a new chief operating officer to its executive team and announced the creation of a chief human resources officer position on the executive team. Chase Browning has joined the bank as the chief operating officer and will report to Chase Anderson, the newly named successor … Read more