Bank of Texas Taps McCoy as CEO of Fort Worth Region

Mark Wade, CEO of Fort Worth-based Bank of Texas, announced that Bill McCoy has been promoted to CEO of the bank’s Fort Worth region. McCoy will be responsible for driving top-line revenue growth and business generation, talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement and community engagement in Tarrant County. McCoy previously served as senior vice president … Read more

Arkansas-based Centennial Bank Names Tipton CEO, Hester President

Home BancShares Inc. and its subsidiary, Conway, Arkansas-based Centennial Bank, have announced changes to its management team as the bank celebrates 25 years in business. Stephen Tipton has been named chief executive officer of Centennial Bank. In addition to the role of chief lending officer, Kevin Hester has been named president of both Home BancShares and … Read more

American National Bank & Trust Breaks Ground on New Location in Dallas

On August 25, Wichita Falls-based American National Bank & Trust held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new location in Dallas at 5310 Forest Lane. The ceremony was attended by key stakeholders, local leaders, American National Bank & Trust executives and community members. Bank executives outlined American National Bank & Trust’s vision for the future, its … Read more

Prosperity Bancshares Receives Regulatory Approvals for Lone Star State Bancshares Acquisition

On March 19, Prosperity Bancshares Inc., the parent company of El Campo-based Prosperity Bank, announced that it has received all regulatory approvals to complete its previously announced acquisition of Lone Star State Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Lubbock-based Lone Star State Bank of West Texas. Alan Lackey, CEO of Lone Star State Bank, will … Read more

PNC Bank Announces Nearly $1 Billion Investment to Expand Branch Network

On February 14, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based PNC Bank announced a significant expansion of its branch network over the next five years, including new Texas locations in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. The approximate $1 billion investment will lead to more than 100 new locations across the nation and renovation of more than 1,200 existing locations … Read more

The Changing Face of Leadership

By NED PAULEY Simply stated, a leader is someone others follow. Leadership is not a title. It’s not a reward for length of employment. It’s an act of service that inspires people toward a shared vision. If you’ve been in bank leadership for a while, you know the role is changing. Perhaps more accurately, followership … Read more

Rio Bank Expands Footprint Outside Rio Grande Valley with New Banking Center in Alamo Heights

McAllen-based Rio Bank announced the opening of its first full-service banking center outside of the Rio Grande Valley. The new branch, located in Alamo Heights, marks a significant milestone for the bank as it establishes a presence in one of San Antonio’s most vibrant and growing neighborhoods. The branch, located at 5700 Broadway, is Rio … Read more

NBT Financial Breaks Ground on Willow Park Location

On November 13, Fort Worth-based NBT Financial broke ground on a new branch in Willow Park. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by bank associates, prominent members of the community and members of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce. The new 5,000-square-foot facility, located at The Shops at Willow Park, is expected to open in … Read more

Keystone Bank Opens Doors to New Headquarters in Bee Cave

Bee Cave-based Keystone Bank opens the doors to its new headquarters building on December 4. To celebrate, the bank has invited customers and families to a Family Fun Day on December 9 at the new headquarters, located at 13715 E. Ladera Blvd. in Bee Cave. The event will include door prizes and giveaways, breakfast bites, … Read more

Simmons Bank Expands in Dallas/Fort Worth with New Camp Wisdom Branch

In mid-November, Pine Bluff-Arkansas-based Simmons Bank hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its newest Dallas financial center located at 3309 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Simmons Bank operates 23 full-service branches in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. “Investing in the communities we serve is engrained in our DNA and we are grateful to … Read more