Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank Forms Fort Worth Advisory Board

On July 10, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank announced the establishment of a Fort Worth advisory board. The board will work in tandem with market president Chad Kerr and his team. “Each of these individuals brings their own unique gifts, talents and experiences,” Kerr notes. “We are excited to have them as part of the Vbank … Read more

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ El Paso Board Elects Leaders for 2023

The board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ El Paso branch has elected Sally Hurt-Deitch chair and Tracy Yellen chair pro tem for 2023. Hurt-Deitch joined the El Paso branch board in 2018. She is the executive vice president of nursing and operations infrastructure for Ascension. She also has served at Tenet Healthcare … Read more

Charter Bank Appoints Adler to Board of Directors

Corpus Christi-based Charter Bank recently announced the appointment of Matt Adler to its board of directors. Adler, sales manager at Atlas Iron & Metal, lived in the Dallas area for 20 years, but returned to Corpus Christi in 2012 to work for the family’s sales and property management business. He earned his BBA degree in … Read more

Building—and Rebuilding—the Texas Economy One Business at a Time

As COVID vaccinations increase and mask mandates subside, businesses are beginning to draw sighs of relief, hoping that the worst is behind us and the future brings some sense of normalcy. But there is no doubt that the past 14 months have been fraught with anxiety, not only for the health of our population, but … Read more

The COVID Cost Shift

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted banking. Changing consumer behavior has created new habits that will last a lifetime. Remaining relevant in an evolving competitive landscape reshaped by the pandemic is the challenge. Financial institutions that successfully realign network delivery to traverse this challenge will emerge with the ability to capture present and future opportunities. Productivity … Read more