Governor Abbott Commends Texas Bankers at Ribbon-Cutting for New Headquarters

On April 4, Texas Governor Greg Abbott commended Texas banking institutions for helping provide support to communities as a financial backbone. Abbott’s remarks were part of a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Texas Bankers Association (TBA) headquarters building in Austin. During the ceremony, the governor thanked TBA’s 400-member banking institutions for … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank Opens New Branch in Plano

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has opened a new location in Plano. The bank calls itself a “values-based organization committed to helping people live a lifestyle [the bank describes as] ‘Spend Life Wisely’—centered around four pillars: faith, financial well-being, health and wellness, and personal growth.” In April, the bank is hosting grand-opening events, inviting the … Read more

Frost Bank Opens Two More Financial Centers in 28-branch Dallas Expansion

San Antonio-based Frost Bank’s Central Plano and Northwest Dallas locations—the seventh and eighth of 28 new financial centers to open in the bank’s Dallas region expansion—are open for business. The Central Plano branch opened on November 14 and the Northwest Dallas branch opened on the morning of December 12. A 154-year-old bank with deep Texas … Read more

Frost Bank Continues Expansion in North Texas with Three New Branches

San Antonio-based Frost Bank is continuing its 28-location expansion in the Dallas area with recently completed branches in North Garland, West Dallas and Denton. The North Garland financial center—the fourth new branch in the regional expansion—was celebrated on August 26 with a free chuckwagon breakfast at the bank to say hello to the neighborhood. The … Read more

Austin Bank Celebrates Opening of Newest Branch in Montgomery

Jacksonville-based Austin Bank and the Montgomery Area Chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the newest Austin Bank location in Montgomery. The July 20 ceremony was well attended by the Austin Bank leadership team, employees, Texas State Senator Robert Nichols, members of the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, friends and area business leaders. … Read more

North Dallas Bank & Trust Unveils New Corporate Headquarters and Dallas Banking Center

After a 12-month renovation, North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. unveiled its “new” modernized corporate headquarters and banking facility on June 7 during a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Connected to North Dallas Bank & Trust’s iconic 12-story office tower, the Dallas banking center has been closed to the public—with banking operations relocated within the … Read more

Agility Bank Opens as First Minority Depository Institution in the U.S. Primarily Owned and Led by Women

On May 18, Houston-based Agility Bank NA announced that it has received all regulatory approvals to open as the first bank in the U.S. primarily owned and led by women under a special charter by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Through this Minority Depository Institution (MDI) charter, Agility Bank’s focus will be … Read more

VeraBank Opens New Branch in Leander

Henderson-based VeraBank continues to expand its footprint in Central Texas with the opening of a new branch in Leander on May 9. The new full-service branch is VeraBank’s first in Leander and sixth in the greater Austin area. “We are thrilled to open a Leander branch to better serve our Williamson County customers,” says Jonathan … Read more

With No Banks for More Than a Decade, Troy Welcomes First National Bank of Moody to Town

On March 25, The First National Bank of Moody celebrated the grand opening of its first branch in Troy. The ceremony was well attended by the First National Bank leadership team, Troy branch employees, the City of Troy Council and members of the Troy community. Troy has been without a bank branch since 2011. “Every … Read more

Frontier Bank of Texas Opens Round Rock Branch

On March 3, Elgin-based Frontier Bank of Texas hosted a grand opening celebration for its newest branch at 7509 O’Connor Dr. in Round Rock. The community bank renovated an existing building to include a customer lobby, drive-up banking, night deposit and ATM services. “We know that Round Rock is a vibrant and unique community and … Read more