Dannevik Named Lubbock Market President for Vista Bank

Dallas-based Vista Bank has hired Paul Dannevik to serve as Lubbock market president, which includes the company’s operations center and three banking centers. With more than 17 years of banking experience, his career has focused on commercial, industrial, mortgage and real estate banking. Most recently, Dannevik served as senior vice president/regional manager for Lubbock National … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Hires Colvin as Montgomery County Market President

Richard “Skip” Colvin has joined Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank as senior vice president and Montgomery County market president. He will be responsible for building up new and existing commercial banking relationships in the Montgomery County region and surrounding areas. With more than 20 years of experience in financial services, Colvin has worked in executive positions … Read more

Rhoads Tapped to Lead Worthington Bank’s New Denton Location

On August 7, Arlington-based Worthington Bank announced its expansion north into Denton with a new branch at 1696 S. Loop 28. The bank is currently operating in a satellite building at the same address while construction of the permanent facility is completed. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 3,782-square-foot building will take place in the fall. … Read more

Susser Bank Offers Client Appreciation Deep in the Heart of (North) Texas

On July 26, Arlington-based Susser Bank hosted a client appreciation event at McKinney’s family-owned Local Yocal BBQ & Grill. Janine Marshall, Susser Bank’s Frisco/McKinney market president, welcomed more than 30 guests and Susser team members to The Augustus, the venue’s event space in historic downtown McKinney. Guests enjoyed the venue’s elegantly rustic atmosphere, Chairman and … Read more

Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank Receives Approval to Open First Fort Worth Location

Leawood, Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank has announced plans to enter the Fort Worth market. The bank received regulatory approval to open a full-service bank at 100 Throckmorton St., Ste. 150. It operates a temporary office at 420 Throckmorton St., Ste. 250, with plans to relocate to its permanent Fort Worth location in late summer 2023. Experienced banking … Read more

Austin Bank Employees Receive Promotions in March

Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced promotions of employees approved at the March 2023 board of directors meeting. Lynn Littlejohn has been named chief human resources officer. Littlejohn, senior executive vice president, received a title change as she continues in her leadership role overseeing the bank’s human resources … Read more

Tran Hired as Southlake Market President at Texas Regional Bank

Mimi Tran has joined Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank as wealth advisor and Southlake market president. With more than 20 years of banking and wealth management experience, she will be responsible for building the bank’s portfolio, brand and relationships in Southlake. Prior to joining Texas Regional Bank, Tran was a community leader and private banker for … Read more

Yang Named Houston Market President for Southside Bank

Tyler-based Southside Bank recently announced that Alice Yang has been named Houston market president. She has worked at Southside Bank since 2020 as commercial lending manager. In her new role, she will oversee all aspects of commercial lending operations and support the growth of the bank’s customer base in the market. The bank’s Houston location … Read more

Western Bank Announces Eight Promotions

On January 9, Dan Odom, president and CEO of Lubbock-based Western Bank, announced that eight team members have received promotions in the new year. John Weddige has been promoted to senior vice president/Lubbock president. Prior to the promotion, he was senior vice president/commercial lender. Melinda Rechkemmer is now senior vice president/loan operations director. Jared Bailey … 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