NBT Financial Bank Welcomes Morath as Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender

Justin Morath has joined Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank to serve as senior vice president/commercial lender in Willow Park.  Before joining NBT Financial Bank, he was a middle-market banker with Comerica Bank in Fort Worth. Morath’s experience and background include retail banking, consumer lending, exploration and production in oil and gas, agricultural lending, and commercial and industrial … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Hires Southerland as Burleson Market President

Tim Southerland has been hired as the branch president in Burleson for Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank. He previously served as a market president with Independent Financial for five years and, prior to that, was a market president with Northstar Bank. Southerland attended Stephen F. Austin and Tarleton State University. Established in 1973, NBT Financial … Read more

Swift and McCage Hired by NBT Financial Bank

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank has announced two new hires. Mark Swift has been hired as an assistant vice president/credit analyst. He most recently served as assistant vice president/consumer lender at First Financial Bank. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and an MBA degree, both from Tarleton State University. Shawn McCage has joined NBT … Read more

Castillo and Marmon Join NBT Financial Bank

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank has announced two new hires. Julian Castillo has joined the bank as first vice president/loan officer. He has been in banking for more than 25 years. He previously was employed by Cendera Bank as a vice president. Castillo holds a BBA degree in international business with an emphasis on Spanish … Read more

Texas Bankers Association Elects 2023–24 Officers and Board

The Texas Bankers Association (TBA) recently announced the elected officers and directors for the 2023–24 board. The officers elected are Chair David W. Osborn, WestStar Bank in El Paso; Vice Chair Jan Mills, First National Bank of Winnsboro; and Treasurer Ron Butler, First Financial Bank in Abilene. The officers’ terms run from June 1, 2023, … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Hires Hailer and Promotes Pushee

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank announced a promotion and a new hire in May. Donna Haisler has joined the bank as first vice president/HR manager. She has been in banking for more than 36 years. She previously served as chief operating officer at Providence Bank and, prior to that, at Southwest Securities FSB. Haisler earned … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Celebrates 50 Years of Service in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker, center, with Wade Donnell, president and CEO of NBT Financial Bank, and Steve Eargle, NBT Financial Bank chairmanFort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a locally owned and operated independent community bank. Founded as The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth in 1973 near N.E. … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Promotes Samples and Harris, Hires Hagin

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank recently announced two promotions and a new hire. Lacy Samples has been promoted to senior vice president/senior compliance officer. She has been in banking for more than 20 years and with NBT Financial Bank since 2019. Samples holds certifications as a certified regulatory compliance manager, certified community bank risk specialist, … Read more

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and Member Banks Provide $559,000 to Community-based Organizations

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) has had a busy summer partnering with numerous financial institutions to award funding to community-based organizations as part of its Partnership Grant Program (PGP). FHLB Dallas serves approximately 800 members and associated institutions across its five-state district of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas. In … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Hires Miller and Curtis for BSA Compliance

Fort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank—formerly The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth—recently announced two new hires. Sheri Miller has joined the bank as first vice president/BSA officer. She has more than 35 years of experience in the financial service industry, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, BSA/AML compliance and auditing. She has worked for … Read more