Texas Regional Bank Names Austin President of North Texas Region and Commercial Banking

Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank has hired Mandy Austin to serve as president of the bank’s North Texas region and commercial banking. The bank has five branch locations across the metroplex in Dallas, Southlake, Denton, Krum and Fort Worth, with a sixth location under renovation at Lovers Lane and the Dallas North Tollway. The bank also … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Welcomes Kirchner as Vice President of Economic Development

Emily Kirchner has joined Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank as vice president of economic development. She will lead the economic development division’s business development within the municipal and public finance sector in the bank’s Hill Country market. She will also help manage Texas Regional Bank’s public policy strategy. Kirchner previously served as business development coordinator for … Read more

Kruppa Joins Texas Regional Bank as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank has hired Jacque Kruppa to serve as senior executive vice president and chief legal officer. In 2010, she played a major role in helping a group of South Texas investors purchase a bank charter from Falfurrias State Bank that would become Texas Regional Bank. She continued to advise Texas Regional Bank … Read more

Texas State Bankshares Announces Acquisition Agreement with Estrada Hinojosa & Co.

On August 7, Texas State Bankshares Inc., the holding company for Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank (TRB), announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dallas-based investment banking group Estrada Hinojosa & Co. Inc. The acquisition will add a team of 48 individuals—as well as offices in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Edinburg, … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Breaks Ground in Rio Grande City

On June 15, Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for its new banking center in Rio Grande City. The event commemorates the bank’s 30th location in Texas and 14th in the Rio Grande Valley region. The branch, located at 4389 E. U.S. Hwy. 83 Loop, is scheduled … Read more

Tippit Named Executive Vice President Over Divisions at Texas Regional Bank

Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank has promoted John Tippit IV to executive vice president over divisions. He will oversee multiple divisions in the newly created role, including trust, wealth management, mortgage, capital markets and insurance. Tippit joined Texas Regional Bank in 2016 as an investment advisor in the bank’s wealth management division. He was promoted to … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Acquires Insurance Agency, Establishes Insurance Division

On December 5, Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank (TRB) announced the addition of insurance to its suite of financial services. TRB Insurance will offer a wide range of products and services, including home, auto and life insurance, as well as commercial insurance. The new TRB Insurance division was created with the acquisition of Mission Duncan Insurance … Read more

Ozuna Joins Texas Regional Bank as Vice President of Public Affairs

Jesse M. Ozuna has been hired as vice president of public affairs within the public finance and economic development (PFED) division at Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank. He will help manage the bank’s public policy strategy, as well as help identify and develop public fund opportunities in the bank’s various markets. Ozuna’s career has led him … Read more

Texas Regional Bank Expands to North Texas with AccessBank Texas Acquisition

On December 31, Harlingen-based Texas State Bankshares Inc. and Denton-based Access Bancorp Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge Access Bancorp Inc. with Texas State Bankshares Inc. and AccessBank Texas with Texas Regional Bank. As a result of the transaction, Texas Regional Bank will add AccessBank Texas’ six banking centers … Read more

Texas Regional Bank to Open New Location in Houston

Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank recently announced an expansion into the Houston market with a banking center located at 9821 Katy Fwy., Ste. 101. Longtime Houston bankers Gregg Booth and Lewis Gissel will be responsible for growing and developing opportunities and and the bank’s presence in the Bayou City. The two worked together previously at Texas … Read more