Sunflower Bank Names Houston and Austin Regional Market Presidents

Denver, Colorado-based Sunflower Bank has tapped two seasoned Texas bankers to serve as market presidents for the bank’s Houston and Austin regions. Texas is a primary market for Sunflower Bank and its assets in the state have increased to more than $2.5 billion in the past two years. John Stacy has joined the bank as … Read more

First State Bank Welcomes Laird and King as Senior Vice Presidents in Lending

Athens-based First State Bank has announced the hiring of two bankers to serve as senior vice presidents in lending: Blake Laird and J.D. King. With 15 years of experience in Texas community banking, Laird previously served as vice president and relationship manager at Austin Bank in Tyler. He holds a BS degree in economics from Texas … 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

Texas Bank and Trust Hires Roddy as Senior Network Engineer and Perez as Banking Officer

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust announced two new hires in July. Jesse Roddy has joined the bank in its technology division as assistant vice president and senior network engineer in Longview. He has 15 years of experience in the service provider space, with a focus on point-to-point, internet access and telephony services. He holds an … Read more

Austin Bank Welcomes Four New Lenders

Jeff Austin III, chairman of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced the addition of four lenders. Lori Danielson was elected assistant vice president and relationship manager in Longview. She brings 11 years of business development, sales and management experience, most recently serving as area vice president of business development for Gentiva Health Services. She was owner … 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 Republic Bank Welcomes Four New Hires

Frisco-based Texas Republic Bank NA recently announced four new hires. Kevin Loudermilk has been hired to serve as senior vice president/compliance/BSA/security. He has more than 20 years of banking experience across—from the mail room as a temp in high school to frontline retail to back-office internal auditing and compliance. Loudermilk earned a BS degree in … Read more

FirstBank Southwest Announces Six New Hires

In May, Amarillo-based FirstBank Southwest announced three new hires at the downtown Amarillo office and one at the bank’s Perryton location, as well as two new employees for the bank’s wealth management division. Kevin Hunt has been hired to serve as senior vice president/commercial lender in Perryton. He brings 24 years of experience in all … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Adds New Location and Team In Southlake 

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank announced its continued growth in North Texas with the addition of a new location in Southlake, which opened earlier this year at 1110 E. Southlake Blvd. The bank has hired a new team of seasoned North Texas bankers to serve Southlake customers. Brandi Davis brings 30 years of banking experience to … Read more

The Bank of Austin Hires Sanchez and Elliott for Business Banking

On April 5, The Bank of Austin announced two new hires for its business banking team. John Sanchez has joined The Bank of Austin as senior vice president/business banking manager. With more than 25 years of business banking experience, he will nurture long-term business relationships in the Austin community and build financial solutions with his … Read more