Rhoads Tapped to Lead Worthington Bank’s New Denton Location

On August 7, Arlington-based Worthington Bank announced its expansion north into Denton with a new branch at 1696 S. Loop 28. The bank is currently operating in a satellite building at the same address while construction of the permanent facility is completed. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 3,782-square-foot building will take place in the fall. … Read more

First State Bank Welcomes Laird and King as Senior Vice Presidents in Lending

Athens-based First State Bank has announced the hiring of two bankers to serve as senior vice presidents in lending: Blake Laird and J.D. King. With 15 years of experience in Texas community banking, Laird previously served as vice president and relationship manager at Austin Bank in Tyler. He holds a BS degree in economics from Texas … Read more

State Bank of Texas Hires Butler as Senior Vice President of Lending

Melissa Butler has joined Dallas-based State Bank of Texas as senior vice president of lending. She has more than 20 years of experience as a senior lender and business development professional, most recently with PMC Commercial Trust, where she developed extensive expertise with SBA 7(a) and SBA 504 loans concentrated in the hospitality sector. This … Read more