Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank Welcomes Three Bankers in June

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank, which has branches in North Texas, announced three new hires in June. Michael Kavalier has joined the bank as senior vice president/director of treasury. He has more than a decade of experience in community banking. Kavalier earned a BS degree in sports science from Iowa State University. He subsequently completed a … Read more

Alabama-based Regions Bank Names Rogers Regional Wealth Executive for Texas

Birmingham, Alabama-based Regions Bank recently announced that Connie Rogers has been elevated to serve as private wealth management regional executive for Texas. She will lead a team of advisors providing custom-tailored investment services to clients in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Tyler, Lufkin and other areas. Chris Cooper will continue to serve as the … Read more

Elms Joins Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank as Chief Operating Officer

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank, which has branches in North Texas, has hired Lori Elms to serve as senior vice president/chief operating officer. Elms’ 23-year banking career began as a teller while attending the University of Oklahoma. From there, she navigated her way through the financial industry overseeing a wide variety of banking operational responsibilities. … Read more

Rine Promoted to President of Missouri-based UMB Financial Corp.

UMB Financial Corp., the holding company for Kansas City, Missouri-based UMB Bank, announced that Jim Rine has been promoted to president of the company, in addition to his current role as president and chief executive officer of UMB Bank. UMB Bank currently has four branches in North Texas. According to a press release announcing Rine’s … Read more

Harmony Bank NA and Texas Brand Bank Officially Close on Merger

Kemp-based Harmony Bank NA and Dallas-based Texas Brand Bank have officially closed on their merger, conducting business as Harmony Bank and now operating as a Texas state-chartered bank. The merger agreement was announced last September by John J. Carona, former Texas state senator and chairman of Harmony Bank, and Edward B. Tomlinson II, chairman of Texas … 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

Comerica Bank Launches SmallBizCo-Op to Support North Texas’ Small Businesses

Dallas-based Comerica Bank is expanding its support for small businesses in North Texas with a new program, Comerica SmallBizCo-Op, which will share the bank’s assets and resources with small-business customers in the region to help them achieve their goals. The pilot program is available at no cost to the bank’s small-business customers in North Texas … Read more

Comerica Bank Names Raines to Lead Retail Bank Operations in North Texas, Arizona and Florida

On November 10, Dallas-based Comerica Bank announced that it has named Andrew Raines senior vice president/retail regional director for the bank’s North Texas, Arizona and Florida region. He will report to Rhonda Davenport Johnson, national director of the retail bank. Raines will be responsible for the development and effective leadership of the banking center network. He … Read more

Oklahoma-based First United Bank Welcomes Calhoun as Treasury Management in North Texas

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has announced Joan Calhoun as senior vice president/treasury management sales manager for the bank’s Dallas/Fort Worth/North Texas region. She joins the bank with more than 30 years of industry experience across large and regional financial institutions, specializing in retail, credit, financial advising, business banking and treasury management. “Joan is an … Read more

Frost Bank Continues Expansion in North Texas with Three New Branches

San Antonio-based Frost Bank is continuing its 28-location expansion in the Dallas area with recently completed branches in North Garland, West Dallas and Denton. The North Garland financial center—the fourth new branch in the regional expansion—was celebrated on August 26 with a free chuckwagon breakfast at the bank to say hello to the neighborhood. The … Read more