Interstate Bank Promotes Adams and Berg

Perryton-based Interstate Bank announced that Aida Adams has been promoted to senior vice president/commercial lending and loan administration, and Blair Berg has been promoted to senior vice president/chief financial officer. “Aida has continued to perform at a high level since joining the bank four-and-a-half years ago,” says Danny Skarda, chairman and CEO. “She has generated and … Read more

Perryton Banks Affected by Devastating Texas Panhandle Tornado

A tornado tore through the Texas Panhandle town of Perryton last Thursday evening, June 15, killing three people, injuring dozens more and causing widespread damage. Perryton’s banks—including FirstBank Southwest, First National Bank, Perryton National Bank and Interstate Bank—were affected to varying degrees. While First National Bank was able to remain open the day after the … Read more

Interstate Bank Announces the Retirement of Market President Blasingame

On December 7, Perryton-based Interstate Bank announced the retirement of Mike Blasingame as market president. He has been with the bank for 20 years serving in various roles, including executive vice president, commercial and ag lender, chief lending officer and, most recently, market president. He is also a member of the bank’s board of directors. … Read more

Fifty-six Bankers Complete 2022 Texas Tech School of Banking Program

The Texas Tech School of Banking recently completed its 2022 session. Banking professionals from across Texas and three other states convened at Rawls College of Business on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock for the program. Established in 1973, the school offers a blend of traditional academic coursework and interactive lecture sessions hosted … Read more

Interstate Bank Promotes Marrs and Blasingame to Market Presidents

Perryton-based Interstate Bank recently announced the promotions of two seasoned bankers to serve as market presidents. Mark Marrs has been promoted to market president in Amarillo, following his previously held position as senior vice president in the commercial loan department. A 14-year veteran of the bank, he has helped oversee the success of the bank’s … Read more

Interstate Bank Announces Retirement of President/Chief Operating Officer Ogden

Perryton-based Interstate Bank recently announced the retirement of president/chief operating officer Joe Ogden, effective June 30. He has served the bank for 41 years and has held the position of president and chief operating officer since 2014. Ogden will remain on the bank’s board of directors, a position he has held since 2010. “We congratulate … Read more

Interstate Bank Promotes McCutchen to Executive Vice President/Head of Operations and Board Secretary

Perryton-based Interstate Bank recently announced that Shelly McCutchen has been promoted to executive vice president/head of operations and board secretary. She joined the bank 24 years ago and has worked in various positions. “Shelly’s a total team player, always willing and able to go above the call of duty and has earned the respect of … Read more