Legend Bank Announces New Tarrant County Lending Team

On January 13, Bowie-based Legend Bank announced its new Tarrant County lending team comprised of four commercial lenders and four loan operations and support personnel. They will serve North Richland Hills and surrounding areas. The new team includes Mike Monroe, Lee Herron, Mark Piland and Ryan Sanford, with support from operational staff members Kerri Berkley, Dale Williams, … Read more

VeraBank Welcomes New Associates in Georgetown, Conroe, Leander and Austin

On November 7, Henderson-based VeraBank announced the hiring of new bankers for three of its Central Texas locations. VeraBank has hired Kevin Kelly to serve as the Georgetown market president. He has worked as a community banker in the Georgetown market for nearly 20 years. Before that, he served the Austin market for almost 20 … Read more

American Bank Appoints Lilly and Martin Senior Vice Presidents

American Bank of Dallas has appointed industry veterans Matt Lilly and Stephanie Martin to senior executive positions. Lilly has been named senior vice president of government-guaranteed lending with responsibility for leading and expanding the bank’s Small Business Administration (SBA) loan program, while Martin has been named senior vice president of retail banking with responsibility for … Read more

R Bank Welcomes Davis and Seymour as Senior Vice Presidents in Jarrell and Bertram

Round Rock-based R Bank has hired two new bankers for its banking centers in Jarrell and Bertram. Brian Davis has joined the bank to serve as senior vice president/banking center president in Jarrell. With more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry, he previously was vice president and branch manager at JPMorgan Chase … 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

Independent Financial Expands Austin Lending Team to Meet Growing Demand

McKinney-based Independent Financial is expanding its Austin market lending team at both its downtown and West Lake Hills locations to help meet growing demand. Scott Daniels has been promoted to senior vice president and will assist commercial loan customers, evaluate real estate and service credit loans. Rick Lindley also represents Independent Financial and both Laurie … Read more

Bowden and Gerdes Join Bank of Texas’ Fort Worth Corporate Banking Team

Bank of Texas, part of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., has expanded its Fort Worth corporate banking team with the addition of Bryson Bowden and John Gerdes. Bowden joins as team lead of the corporate banking team and Gerdes as relationship manager, both reporting to Fort Worth Region CEO Mark Nurdin. The corporate banking team … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Hires Theriot and Whitmire to Join Dallas Mortgage Team

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank has announced that GP Theriot IV and Adam Whitmire have joined the company’s home lending team in North Texas. They are both officed at the bank’s Dallas financial center located at 3838 Oak Lawn Ave. in Dallas. Theriot joins Origin Bank as a senior mortgage loan officer and sales manager. With … Read more

SouthWest Bank Taps Webb and Browning for New Oil and Gas Department

Odessa-based SouthWest Bank has announced the creation of its new oil and gas department and the appointment of two new employees—Richard Davis Browning II and Wes Webb—as the bank looks to provide specific support to a major industry in the region. Webb has been hired to serve as senior vice president/commercial lender. He has more … Read more

First State Bank Abilene Welcomes Donathan, Curry and Duncan

First State Bank Abilene recently added new officers to the senior management team. The announcement was made by Stan Pinkham, CEO. Lance Donathan has joined the bank as president and a member of the board of directors. He is a veteran West Texas banker, having served most recently as president of American Momentum Bank in … Read more