Texas Leads American Banker’s List of Top-performing Large Community Banks

American Banker recently released its 2023 list of top-performing large community banks. The publication’s annual ranking takes a look at how larger community banks are performing in terms of a number of key metrics. Banks with assets between $2 billion and $10 billion of assets were ranked based on their three-year average return on average … Read more

Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Announces 2022 Graduates

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas held its 2022 commencement on June 9 for the 62nd class. SWGSB Foundation trustee Brad Cheves, vice president for development and external affairs at SMU, gave the commencement address on executive education’s role in leadership development. John Hope Bryant, renowned entrepreneur, … Read more

Horizon Bank Hires Phinney for Commercial Lending Team in Temple

Austin-based Horizon Bank SSB recently announced the addition of Faron Phinney to serve as senior vice president at its new Temple location. He will be responsible for developing lending relationships within the Temple area. Phinney holds a BBA degree from Angelo State University and is a graduate of the National Commercial Lending School at the … Read more