Plains Bancorp Appoints Entrepreneur McNeese to First United Bank Board

Plains Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Dimmitt-based First United Bank, announced the expansion of its board with the appointment of Keith McNeese as an advisory director. McNeese, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and community leader, brings a wealth of experience in real estate investments. He currently has ownership of a diverse portfolio of businesses in Lubbock, … Read more

First United Bank Awarded Prestigious Sustainability Award in Sherman

Durant, Oklahoma-based First United Bank has been awarded the prestigious Sustainability Leadership Design Award from CoreNet Global–North Texas for its banking office on Taylor Street in Sherman. CoreNet Global is a leading professional association for corporate real estate and workplace executives, service providers, and economic developers. The Sustainability Leadership Design Award celebrates work that accelerates … Read more

Independent Financial Expands Austin Lending Team to Meet Growing Demand

McKinney-based Independent Financial is expanding its Austin market lending team at both its downtown and West Lake Hills locations to help meet growing demand. Scott Daniels has been promoted to senior vice president and will assist commercial loan customers, evaluate real estate and service credit loans. Rick Lindley also represents Independent Financial and both Laurie … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Taps Ugalde, Sadeghpour and Wheeler for Houston Commercial Lending

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently welcomed Philip Ugalde, Jasmine Sadeghpour and Daniel Wheeler as senior vice presidents and senior commercial loan officers for its Houston market. Ugalde and Sadeghpour will serve clients from PlainsCapital’s office at 2925 Richmond Ave. while Wheeler office out of The Woodlands location at 1699 Research Forest Dr. In his new role, … Read more

Texas Capital Bancshares Announces Launch of Texas Capital Securities

Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank, recently announced the launch of Texas Capital Securities, its affiliated broker dealer. Texas Capital Securities is a member of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and Securities Investment Protection Corp. and is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Texas State Securities Board and … Read more

Dallas Capital Bank Promotes Matthews to Chief Banking Officer; Blackwell Named Director of New Product Development

Dallas Capital Bank recently promoted Jason Matthews to chief banking officer. He will be responsible for managing the bank’s client-facing lines of business, including commercial banking, private banking, commercial real estate and deposit and treasury management. Matthews joined Dallas Capital Bank in 2015 and most recently served as executive vice president, managing the bank’s commercial banking and private banking divisions. “Jason’s … Read more