Interstate Bank Promotes Adams and Berg

Perryton-based Interstate Bank announced that Aida Adams has been promoted to senior vice president/commercial lending and loan administration, and Blair Berg has been promoted to senior vice president/chief financial officer. “Aida has continued to perform at a high level since joining the bank four-and-a-half years ago,” says Danny Skarda, chairman and CEO. “She has generated and … Read more

Beadle, Bearden and Luke Promoted at Texas Bank and Trust

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced some executive promotions. Shannon Beadle has been promoted to executive vice president and director of human resources. She has been in the bank’s human resources division since 2010. She is a graduate of the bank’s 2012 Leadership Class and 2017 Corporate University, as well as the Independent Bankers … Read more

Steelman to Lead New Community Engagement Initiative at Austin Bank, French to Direct Marketing Efforts

Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced that Patty Steelman has assumed the new position of community engagement officer and Rachel French has been named senior vice president and marketing director. Steelman, executive vice president, joined Austin Bank in 1999 as the bank’s first director of marketing and has … Read more

Arkansas-based Simmons Bank Announces Changes to Leadership Team

On July 6, Pine Bluffs, Arkansas-based Simmons Bank announced changes to its leadership team. The bank operates 56 branches in Texas. Chad Rawls has taken on the newly created role of chief commercial banking officer. He previously served as chief credit officer overseeing all credit activity, including underwriting, approval and collections across Simmons Bank’s six-state … Read more

American Bank Names Welch and Bruner Branch Managers in San Antonio

Julie Welch and Meagan Bruner were recently named branch managers for two of Corpus Christi-based American Bank’s San Antonio area locations. Welch takes over as branch manager for the bank’s Universal City branch, located at 600 Pat Booker Rd. in Universal City. Bruner is the new branch manager for the Concord location at 200 Concord … Read more

Community National Bank Announces New Hires and Promotions

In June, Midland-based Community National Bank announced several new officers and officer promotions: Charlie Parks has joined the bank as senior vice president/Lubbock market; Griselda Leyva has been hired to serve as bank officer/loan serving manager; Crystal Wagoner has joined as senior vice president/compliance and risk officer; Selena Martinez has been hired as assistant vice … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Beatty and Speed

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced that Melinda Beatty has been promoted to senior vice president and chief compliance officer/CRA officer, and Rachel Speed is now assistant vice president and loan technology and project manager. An employee of the bank since 2006, Beatty has served as compliance/CRA officer, assistant compliance officer, regional retail manager, … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Announces Promotions at Numerous Locations

A number of promotions were announced at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s employee awards dinner held on March 21 in Longview. Allison Benton has been promoted to vice president and enterprise project manager. She joined the bank’s accounting department in 2007 and later transferred to the trust department as a retirement plan analyst, and then … Read more

Citizens National Bank Announces Promotions of Locke and Cardenas

Calvin Fryar, chairman of the board of directors of Brownwood-based Citizens National Bank, announced two promotions in March. Will Locke has been promoted to assistant vice president, IT officer and IT security officer. While a student, he joined Citizens National Bank in 2014 as a part-time proof operator and in 2017 was promoted to IT … Read more

Austin Bank Employees Receive Promotions in March

Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced promotions of employees approved at the March 2023 board of directors meeting. Lynn Littlejohn has been named chief human resources officer. Littlejohn, senior executive vice president, received a title change as she continues in her leadership role overseeing the bank’s human resources … Read more