The First National Bank of Ballinger Appoints Williams to Board, Announces Promotions

The First National Bank of Ballinger recently appointed Reed Williams to its board of directors. He has served in the banking industry for nearly 15 years. In addition to his recent appointment, Williams serves as president and CEO of Brady National Bank and is a member of that bank’s board. Williams also sits on the … Read more

FirstBank Southwest Announces Six New Hires

In May, Amarillo-based FirstBank Southwest announced three new hires at the downtown Amarillo office and one at the bank’s Perryton location, as well as two new employees for the bank’s wealth management division. Kevin Hunt has been hired to serve as senior vice president/commercial lender in Perryton. He brings 24 years of experience in all … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Adds New Location and Team In Southlake 

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank announced its continued growth in North Texas with the addition of a new location in Southlake, which opened earlier this year at 1110 E. Southlake Blvd. The bank has hired a new team of seasoned North Texas bankers to serve Southlake customers. Brandi Davis brings 30 years of banking experience to … 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

Community National Bank Taps Parks as Senior Vice President in Lubbock

Charlie Parks has joined Midland-based Community National Bank as senior vice president in Lubbock. He has more than 25 years of banking experience with lending knowledge that includes commercial real estate, agriculture, commercial and single-family land development, C&I, multi-family construction/development and single-family construction loans. Parks holds a finance degree from Rawls College of Business at … Read more

The Bank of Austin Hires Sanchez and Elliott for Business Banking

On April 5, The Bank of Austin announced two new hires for its business banking team. John Sanchez has joined The Bank of Austin as senior vice president/business banking manager. With more than 25 years of business banking experience, he will nurture long-term business relationships in the Austin community and build financial solutions with his … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Taps Erts for Wealth Administration, Diaz for Commercial Lending

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that two bankers have joined the organization—one in private banking, the other in commercial lending. Jannette Erts, CFP, has joined The Private Bank at PlainsCapital as senior vice president/senior wealth administrator. She will manage Texas probate estates and trusts for which the grantor is deceased. She will office at PlainsCapital … Read more

Houston’s Central Bank Welcomes Neuhaus and Rajabi to Commercial Banking Team

Houston-based Central Bank recently announced the hiring of two seasoned bankers to serve on the commercial banking team as senior vice presidents. Will Neuhaus has joined Central Bank as senior vice president/commercial banking. He has focused his financial services career on treasury management, as well as commercial/industrial and not-for-profit lending. Neuhaus’ previous experience includes role … Read more

Dallas Capital Bank Hires Griggs to Serve on Commercial Real Estate Team

In mid-February, Dallas Capital Bank announced the addition of Jarrod Griggs as senior vice president/commercial real estate. He will report to Patrick Brown, executive vice president and managing director/commercial real estate. He will be responsible for providing real estate developers and investors customized financing solutions for the construction, acquisition, expansion or upgrade of multifamily, retail, … 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