Louisiana-based Investar Promotes Hidalgo-DeKeyzer to Chief Banking Officer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Investar Bank NA, which has banking offices in the Houston region, has promoted Holly Hidalgo-DeKeyzer to chief banking officer. She will lead the bank’s consumer lending, retail, and business banking teams. Hidalgo-DeKeyzer has been with Investar Bank since its founding in 2006, serving as the central region president. Under her leadership, the … Read more

Louisiana-based Investar Bank Agrees to Sell Two South Texas Branches to First Community Bank

On July 18, Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Investar Holding Corp. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Investar Bank National Association, has entered into an agreement to sell certain assets, deposits and other liabilities associated with its Alice and Victoria locations in Texas to Corpus Christi-based First Community Bank. The pending sale is expected to close in … Read more

TIB The Independent BankersBank Elects Owens and D’Angelo to Board

In June, Dallas-based TIB The Independent BankersBank NA announced the election of Gary L. Owens and John J. D’Angelo to the board of directors of Independent Bankers Financial Corporation (IBFC). Owens is the president of Houston-based Wallis Bank and its holding company, Wallis Bancshares Inc. He also serves on the board of the Independent Bankers … Read more