American Momentum Bank Taps Davis and Hallock for Association Banking Expansion

Dallas-based American Momentum Bank is expanding its association banking division with the addition of two key hires in Texas. Graham T. Davis and Brian Hallock have joined the bank as vice presidents of association banking. They will provide personalized banking services to clients in the homeowner’s association and condominium association space. “We’re thrilled to continue … Read more

American Momentum Bank Embarks on Expansion of Community Association Banking 

On April 17, College Station-based American Momentum Bank announced that it is expanding its community association banking division. The bank launched its association banking division in 2016 and hired Heather Karamitsos to serve as senior vice president/director of association banking. Since then, Karamitsos and her team have established American Momentum Bank as one of the … Read more

Mock Joins American Momentum Bank as Commercial Relationship Manager

College Station-based American Momentum Bank has hired David H. Mock to serve as vice president/commercial relationship manager. Bringing 35 years of experience in commercial and personal lending to the role, he will serve clients in the bank’s Midland/Odessa market. Prior to joining American Momentum Bank, Mock served as first vice president at Sycamore Bank/BankFirst in … Read more

Comerica Bank Names Raines to Lead Retail Bank Operations in North Texas, Arizona and Florida

On November 10, Dallas-based Comerica Bank announced that it has named Andrew Raines senior vice president/retail regional director for the bank’s North Texas, Arizona and Florida region. He will report to Rhonda Davenport Johnson, national director of the retail bank. Raines will be responsible for the development and effective leadership of the banking center network. He … Read more

First Foundation Inc. Completes Acquisition of TGR Financial and First Florida Integrity Bank

Dallas-based First Foundation Inc., a financial services company with two wholly owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank, announced that it has completed its acquisition of TGR Financial Inc. and its bank subsidiary, Naples, Florida-based First Florida Integrity Bank, a Florida state-chartered bank with seven branch offices located throughout Southwest Florida, plus … Read more

Arkansas-based Home BancShares Enters Texas with Acquisition of Happy Bancshares

On September 15, Conway, Arkansas-based Home BancShares Inc. (HOMB), the parent company of Centennial Bank, and Amarillo-based Happy Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Happy State Bank, jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Home BancShares will acquire Happy Bancshares in an all-stock merger, with Home BancShares as … Read more

Karas Appointed Executive Vice President at Allied Affiliated Funding

Florida-based Axiom Bank NA recently appointed Dan Karas executive vice president of Dallas-based Allied Affiliated Funding, the bank’s factoring and asset-based lending division. Karas will be responsible for guiding the division and driving its initiatives toward continuing growth. His commercial lending expertise spans nearly four decades with national and regional banks. In his most recent … Read more