Dudley Joins Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank as Frisco Market President

Leawood, Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank has hired Jason Dudley to serve as market president in Frisco. Dudley has more than 15 years of banking experience focused on mid-sized businesses and private wealth for individuals. Prior to joining CrossFirst Bank, he served for almost nine years as executive vice president at PlainsCapital Bank in Dallas and prior … Read more

Bank of Brenham Opening Bank of B/CS in Bryan/College Station

Bank of Brenham has announced development plans for a new, full-service branch in Bryan/College Station to be known as Bank of B/CS. The bank will begin operations late this spring at 3030 University Dr., Ste. 200, in College Station. In addition to opening this location, the bank will begin construction of a new bank at … Read more

Austin Bank Breaks Ground on Banking Center in The Woodlands

On March 9, Jacksonville-based Austin Bank broke ground on its newest full-service banking center in The Woodlands at Creekside Park. The ceremony was well attended by the Austin Bank leadership team, employees, both Montgomery and The Woodlands Chambers of Commerce, the Howard Hughes Corp. and area business leaders, along with the architect and general contractor, … Read more

VeraBank’s Dominguez Recognized as Finalist in ‘Austin Under 40’ Awards

Aaron D. Dominguez, senior vice president/Round Rock market president at Henderson-based VeraBank, has been recognized as a finalist in the “Austin Under 40” Awards. More than 2,000 Austin-area professionals were nominated and the top five finalists in each of 16 business categories were recognized at the 23rd Annual Austin Under 40 Awards Gala on February … Read more

Pilgrim Bank Announces Officer Promotions at the Close of 2021

Ken Pilgrim, senior chairman at Pittsburg-based Pilgrim Bank, along with Chairman Lanny Brenner and the Pilgrim Bank board of directors, announced numerous promotions approved by the board at the end of 2021. Charlotte Brewer has been promoted to region president/North Central Texas. She joined the bank in 1993 with previous banking experience. During her career, … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Introduces New Leadership Structure in Austin

On November 1, Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank, announced that Chris Calvert and Claire Harrison have been named market chairman and market president of Austin respectively. Calvert has been with Texas Capital Bank for more than 20 years, most recently having served as region president of Austin since … Read more

Phillips Joins American Bank as Houston Market President 

Corpus Christi-based American Bank has hired Charlie Phillips as market president in Houston. Making the announcement was Donette Stubblefield, chief banking executive for commercial and wealth. Phillips joins American Bank with more than 30 years of banking experience, most recently serving as president of Independent Financial’s Washington location in Houston. He had responsibility for leading … Read more

BancorpSouth Announces President-Level Promotions Across Texas

Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank, with 80 branches in Texas, announced numerous president-level promotions in September. BancorpSouth Bank has promoted Teri Champlin to community bank president in Belton. She previously served as a senior vice president and relationship manager. Champlin has more than 20 years of prior banking experience, including a specialization in real estate lending. … Read more

Mississippi’s BancorpSouth Hires Bain as Community Bank President in Sherman

Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank has hired Will Bain as community bank president at its branch in Sherman, Texas. He has more than 11 years of banking experience, including work as a commercial lender and credit underwriter. Bain earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and is a student at … Read more

American National Bank & Trust Promotes Andrews to Chief Operating Officer

Blake Andrews, Wichita Falls market president at American National Bank & Trust, has been promoted to chief operating officer. Andrews has served at American National Bank & Trust since 1998. Prior to that, he was an audit manager at the accounting firm Mathis, West, Huffines & Co. PC for nine years. He earned his BBA … Read more