Bruton and Jack Promoted to Administrative Officers at Texas Bank and Trust

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced that Lyndey Bruton has been promoted to administrative officer and centralized customer operations manager, and Rebecca Jack is now administrative officer and bank cards operations manager. Both officers are based in Longview. Bruton joined Texas Bank and Trust in 2018 as a legal review specialist and has supervised … Read more

Sparks, Jordan, Anders and Knox Promoted at Guaranty Bank & Trust

Mount Pleasant-based Guaranty Bank & Trust recently announced four promotions: Renee Sparks has been promoted to senior paralegal. She joined the bank in 1997. According to a bank press release, “While she has been functioning at the senior paralegal level for some time now—fielding increasingly complex legal-related questions in her unruffled way—it is great to … Read more

Comerica Bank Creates Business Banking Team to Serve Southern Sector of Dallas County

Dallas-based Comerica Bank has named Trent Sampson, Jerry Collazo and Adriana Najera to its newly formed South Dallas business banking team led by Derric Hicks, group manager. The new team is based in the bank’s R.L. Thornton building. Trent Sampson, Jerry Collazo and Derric Hicks (standing); Adriana Najera (seated)“As the leading bank for business, it … Read more

Correspondent Banker TIB Announces Officer Promotions

On September 9, Farmers Branch-based TIB, the nation’s largest bankers’ bank, announced 10 officer promotions. Matthew Ayers, senior vice president, has been promoted to director of compliance and risk. He joined TIB in 2017 and holds a BS degree from the University of Arizona. Paula Edwards, senior vice president, has been promoted to assistant director … Read more

Mississippi-based Cadence Bank Announces Two Senior Leadership Corporate Banking Appointments in Dallas

Tupelo, Mississippi-based Cadence Bank recently announced two key market leadership commercial banking promotions in Dallas. Andrew Widmer has been appointed executive vice president/senior managing director–Dallas of middle-market banking. He brings 20 years of banking experience to this role and will focus on using his talents to lead the Dallas commercial and industrial banking efforts, developing … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Donalson, Miller and Laughlin

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced the promotions of B.J. Donalson, Chelsea Miller and Anna Laughlin. Donalson has been promoted to president of the bank’s Frisco location. He has worked in the financial services industry for more than 17 years. He holds a BBA degree in finance from the Michael F. Price College of … Read more

Third Coast Bank Appoints Bobbora Chief Banking Officer, Novarini President of Community Banking

On July 26, Humble-based Third Coast Bancshares Inc., the bank holding company for Third Coast Bank SSB, announced the appointments of Bill Bobbora as executive vice president and chief banking officer, and Andrew Novarini as executive vice president and president of community banking. Bobbora will have oversight of Third Coast Bank’s commercial banking platform, which … Read more

Independent Financial Expanding Middle-Market Banking Teams in Texas and Colorado Markets

McKinney-based Independent Financial has added new associates to its middle-market banking team in both the Texas and Colorado markets. The new middle-market bankers are Christina “Crissy” Rivera, Jennifer Baggs Kamacioglu, Matthew Opheim and Jeff Gulczynski. Last year, the bank announced plans to double its growing middle-market portfolio over the next five years with a focus on … Read more

Lane and Jamison Promoted in North Texas at Oklahoma-based First United Bank

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank recently announced two executive promotions in North Texas. Ted Lane has been promoted to director of treasury management services. A certified treasury professional, Lane joined First United in 2021 with more than 28 years of financial experience specializing in business development, commercial banking and merchant services. He has played a … Read more

HomeTown Bank Promotes Birch and Barrera

Galveston-based HomeTown Bank has named Liz Birch senior vice president and has promoted Maria Barrera to assistant vice president. Birch serves as new accounts manager at HomeTown Bank. She joined the team as a new accounts representative in Galveston in 2014. Recipient of the bank’s 2016 Employee of the Year award, Birch was promoted to … Read more