Moody Bank Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors

On April 18, Galveston-based Moody Bank announced two appointments to its board of directors. As the president of Island Famous Inc., Dennis Byrd oversees the operations of a thriving hospitality company with its roots tracing back to The Spot. Under his leadership, Island Famous has established a notable presence in Galveston, League City and Houston, … Read more

HomeTown Bank Promotes Birch and Barrera

Galveston-based HomeTown Bank has named Liz Birch senior vice president and has promoted Maria Barrera to assistant vice president. Birch serves as new accounts manager at HomeTown Bank. She joined the team as a new accounts representative in Galveston in 2014. Recipient of the bank’s 2016 Employee of the Year award, Birch was promoted to … Read more

HomeTown Bank Promotes Five, Welcomes Park to the Team

Galveston-based HomeTown Bank recently announced a number of staff promotions, as well as a new hire. HomeTown Bank has promoted Elizabeth Birch to vice president. Birch, who has 17 years of banking experience, joined HomeTown Bank seven years ago in the new accounts department at the Galveston main bank and is now new accounts supervisor. She … Read more

Park Joins HomeTown Bank in Loan Operations

Galveston-based HomeTown Bank recently hired Daniel Park as vice president/loan operations for its branch in League City. He recently moved to the area from Fayetteville, Arkansas. Prior to the move, he served as a senior bank examiner for the Arkansas State Bank Department. Park earned his bachelor’s degree in finance/commercial banking from the Sam M. … Read more

Spirit of Texas Bancshares Sells Clear Lake Branch to Moody National Bank

On July 20, Conroe-based Spirit of Texas Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Spirit of Texas Bank, announced that the bank has entered into a branch purchase-and-assumption agreement to sell its Clear Lake location to Galveston-based Moody National Bank. “Moody will obtain a book of business that they can successfully build on in the Moody … Read more