Western Heritage Bank Taps Hernandez as Assistant Vice President/Credit Underwriting

Las Cruces, New Mexico-based Western Heritage Bank announced that Bryan Hernandez has been named assistant vice president/credit underwriting. He will serve the bank’s El Paso region. Prior to this promotion, he worked as a credit analyst for the bank. Hernandez, a native El Pasoan, has worked in the banking industry for more than five years. He … Read more

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Names Iacoponelli President of IBAT Education Foundation

On June 3, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) announced that Shay Iacoponelli has been elected president of the IBAT Education Foundation by the association’s board of directors. The IBAT Education Foundation helps “build better bankers” by offering education programs for community bankers at every stage of their career. IBAT’s education opportunities include IBAT’s … Read more

IBC Bank–McAllen Promotes Gonzalez, Ibarra, Sandoval and Villalobos

IBC Bank–McAllen recently announced promotions in various departments within the financial institution. Janet Gonzalez was promoted to vice president and area sales manager in the retail banking department. She has been with IBC Bank since 2005. Gonzalez received a BA degree in economics from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León. Her community involvement includes serving … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Beadle to HR Director, Norton Joins Team as Mortgage Loan Originator

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust announced in mid-July that Shannon Beadle has been promoted to senior vice president and director of human resources, and Adam Norton has joined the staff as vice president and mortgage loan originator in its Longview mortgage division. Beadle has been employed in the bank’s human resources division since 2010. She is … Read more

Lamar National Bank Opens Second Location in Northlake

Greg Wilson, president and CEO of Paris-based Lamar National Bank, recently announced that Terry King, Tarrant County market president, has opened a second location in Northlake. King has served as a business owner and banker in Tarrant County for more than 15 years, four of those years as vice president and market president. During his … Read more

AccessBank Texas Names York Denton Market President

On June 25, Denton-based AccessBank Texas announced the promotion of Duke York to Denton market president. He will spearhead growth in Denton and the surrounding markets. York began his banking career as a credit analyst and advanced quickly into the position of vice president/commercial lending. He has been with AccessBank for the past 12 years in … Read more

National Bank & Trust Promotes Rhodes to Assistant Controller

Tracy Harris, president and CEO of La Grange-based National Bank & Trust, recently announced that Kimberly Rhodes has been promoted to assistant controller. Rhodes previously served as operations specialist. In her new position, she will be responsible for supporting the chief financial officer with all accounting-related functions at the bank, assist with financial audits and … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Cates and Howard

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced that Jana Cates has been promoted to vice president/assistant controller and Aida Howard has been promoted to assistant vice president in the bank’s trust division. Cates has been employed with Texas Bank and Trust in its accounting division since 2008 and currently serves as accounting supervisor. Her responsibilities … Read more

Stuth Promoted to Vice President at Austin Bank

Jeff Austin III, vice chair of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced the promotion of Kenny Stuth to vice president. The promotion was approved at the bank’s June 2021 board meeting. Stuth joined Austin Bank in 2014 as a teller in the bank’s Whitehouse office. He transferred to the central loan documentation department in 2015, working … Read more

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Promotes Etheredge to Midland Market President

Midland-based FirstCapital Bank of Texas recently promoted Bethany Etheredge to Midland market president. She most recently served the bank as a private banker. Etheredge has more than 12 years of bank industry experience and joined FirstCapital Bank of Texas in 2012. Etheredge holds a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Oklahoma State University. She also attended … Read more