City Bank of Lubbock’s Edwards Celebrates 75 Years in Banking

On November 6, Lubbock-based City Bank celebrated Clara Edwards’ 75 years in banking. She began her career in 1948 at the First State Bank of Monahans. Since then, she has served in many capacities and is currently the smiling face that greets customers as they enter the Monahans branch. Edwards is also active in the … Read more

Legend Bank Campaign Named 2023 Best of Show at Best of Community Banking Awards Ceremony

On September 18, Bowie-based Legend Bank received the Best of Show honor during the 2023 Best of Community Banking (BOCB) Awards presented by the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT). The Awards Luncheon, held as part of the organization’s 49 Annual Convention in Frisco, recognized the top 17 recipients of IBAT’s 2023 BOCB Awards. This … Read more

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Announces 2022 Best of Community Banking Award Recipients

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT)—the largest state community banking association in the nation—has announced this year’s recipients of the organization’s Best of Community Banking (BOCB) Awards. The winners in the top categories will be honored on September 26 during the association’s 48th Annual Convention in Fort Worth. IBAT has celebrated the outstanding accomplishments … 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

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Honors 2021 Best of Community Banking Award Recipients

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT)—the largest state community banking association in the nation—recently honored 22 Texas community banks with the organization’s Best of Community Banking (BOCB) Awards. The banks were honored on September 20 during IBAT’s 2021 Convention in Austin. IBAT has celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of Texas community banks with the BOCB … Read more