Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank Forms Fort Worth Advisory Board

On July 10, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank announced the establishment of a Fort Worth advisory board. The board will work in tandem with market president Chad Kerr and his team. “Each of these individuals brings their own unique gifts, talents and experiences,” Kerr notes. “We are excited to have them as part of the Vbank … Read more

Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank Names McClain President in McKinney

Oklahoma City-based Valliance Bank has named Cara McClain president of Valliance Bank McKinney. She brings a diverse banking background, as well as more than 25 years of banking experience to the McKinney team. For the past four years, McClain served as president of the private bank at Valliance McKinney. Prior to joining Valliance, she served … Read more

InterBank Hires Corcia to Serve as Chief Financial Officer in Fort Worth

C.K. Lee, president and chief operating officer at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based InterBank, has hired Chris Corcia to serve as chief financial officer at the bank’s financial center in Fort Worth. Corcia will lead the accounting, financial reporting, funds management, strategic financial planning and analysis, and will chair the bank’s asset/liability committee. Corcia joins InterBank after … Read more

Biggs Joins Oklahoma-based InterBank as Director of Deposit Operations

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based InterBank has hired Randy Biggs to serve as senior vice president/director of deposit operations. He will oversee the deposit operations’ managers and staff, enhance performance standards and establish goals and objectives for the deposit operations team. Biggs has served in leadership roles in Oklahoma City for more than 14 years, most recently … Read more

Fifty-six Bankers Complete 2022 Texas Tech School of Banking Program

The Texas Tech School of Banking recently completed its 2022 session. Banking professionals from across Texas and three other states convened at Rawls College of Business on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock for the program. Established in 1973, the school offers a blend of traditional academic coursework and interactive lecture sessions hosted … Read more

Oklahoma-based InterBank Hires Zeigler-Petty for Community Development Banking in Fort Worth

Pamela Zeigler-Petty has joined Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based InterBank as senior vice president/community development banking in the bank’s Fort Worth location. She will be responsible for expanding community development lending relationships, enhancing the bank’s community outreach and ensuring that InterBank is positioned to meet the needs of all the communities it serves. InterBank also anticipates that … Read more

The Baker Group’s Murray, Host of Lunch with Lester, Retires

After serving with Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based The Baker Group for 35 years, Lester F. Murray has announced his retirement as of May 28. He has been an associate partner with the company since 2014, working within the firm’s financial strategies group. Every Friday at lunchtime for the past decade, community bankers, directors and others in the … Read more

The Bankers Bank Tapped to Help Shape FedNow, the Federal Reserve’s Instant Payments Program

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based The Bankers Bank (TBB) has been selected to participate in a pilot program for the Federal Reserve’s upcoming instant payments offering, FedNow, which will provide an important payments infrastructure when it becomes available in 2023. The goal of FedNow is to develop an instant payments service that enables financial institutions of every size … Read more

Oklahoma-Based Valliance Bank Names Bruhn Chief Lending Officer

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Valliance Bank, which operates Texas locations in McKinney and Fort Worth, announced that Shelby Bruhn has been elected chief lending officer and executive vice president by the board of directors. He joined the bank in 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience. Bruhn has served as Texas market president and commercial lender … Read more

Appling Promoted to President and CEO of Oklahoma-based The Bankers Bank

On January 5, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based The Bankers Bank, a correspondent bank serving community banks in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico, announced the promotion of Troy Appling to president and CEO. He will provide leadership, direction and guidance of the holding company and subsidiaries in achieving their goals and objectives. The Bankers Bank conducted a … Read more