American National Bank & Trust Expands Denton Market

Dwight Berry, president and CEO of Wichita Falls-based American National Bank & Trust, recently announced the opening of the bank’s permanent Denton location at 120 S. Carroll Blvd. Marty Rivers serves as the Denton market president and oversees all of the bank’s lending and operations in the Denton area. The full-service branch offers commercial and personal … Read more

Oklahoma-based Anchor D Bank Appoints Texas Market President Schnell to Board of Directors

In February, Texhoma, Oklahoma-based Anchor D Bank announced the appointment of Michael L. Schnell, executive vice president/market president, to its board of directors. He has spent the majority of his career in the Texas Panhandle. After many years serving as chairman and CEO of another local bank, he joined Anchor D Bank in 2020, opening its … Read more

Alliance Bank CEO Sellers Named Chairman of Alliance BancShares, Law to Serve as President/CFO and Shurtleff Tapped as Market President

Tom Sellers, CEO of Sulphur Springs-based Alliance Bank, has been named chairman of the board of Alliance BancShares Inc., the bank’s parent company. In addition, James Law, chief financial officer, will assume Sellers’ former role as president of Alliance Bank and remain CFO for the bank and its holdings, and Keith Shurtleff has been promoted … Read more

Mullings Tapped as El Paso Market President for City Bank

Cory Newsom, president and CEO of Lubbock-based City Bank, recently announced that Joseph “Jody” W. Mullings has been hired to serve as the bank’s market president in El Paso. Mullings is responsible for regional community outreach, as well as bank growth in commercial lending, deposits, treasury management and related financial services. Mullings, a third-generation El … Read more

VeraBank Hires Hamilton as Longview Market President

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired Ryan Hamilton to serve as Longview market president. An experienced commercial banker and longtime Longview resident, Hamilton will focus on leading and growing VeraBank’s business in the area. He has been a community banker for more than 17 years and has spent most of his career in commercial lending, helping small and … Read more

Austin Bank Taps Wolfson as Market President

Jeff Austin Jr., chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced the hiring of Daniel Wolfson as senior vice president and market president. Wolfson is a tenured banker with more than 18 years in the financial services industry. His experience with credit analysis, loan production and management will be a tremendous asset as growth … Read more

The National Bank of Texas Announces Promotions and New Hires

In July, Fort Worth-based The National Bank of Texas announced numerous promotions and new hires. Jason Ballou has been promoted to the Fort Worth market president. He has been with the bank since 2018 and formerly served as credit analyst, loan office and senior credit officer. Ballou has 13 years of banking experience. Sarah Hicks … Read more

Massey Promoted to Market President in McKinney for Mississippi-Based BancorpSouth

Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank has tapped Joseph Massey as president of its Collin County, Texas, market. He is responsible for overseeing the bank’s three locations in McKinney and Celina, as well as its community involvement and business development efforts. Massey joined the bank in 2015 and most recently served as the community bank president in … Read more

Holder to Lead Dallas Market for AccessBank

Denton-based AccessBank Texas recently hired Wendy Holder to serve as Dallas market president. With a wealth of banking experience and knowledge, for the past 10 years she has served in senior leadership positions with Texas Capital Bank and Bank of Texas in Dallas, building out their business development practices. She was senior vice president and director … Read more

Security National Bank of Texas Taps Landen as Market President

James E. Landen Jr.

James E. Landen Jr. is Omaha, Nebraska-based Security National Bank’s new Texas market president and the son of James E. “Jim” Landen, Security National Bank’s chairman and CEO. Landen Jr. has 10 years of banking experience in the Dallas market. He previously worked at Veritex Community Bank as senior vice president and as market president of … Read more