American Bank’s Raffaele and Keystone Bank’s Wilkinson Nominated for Best CEO Award

Congratulations to American Bank’s Stephen C. Raffaele and Keystone Bank’s Jeff Wilkinson for being nominated as the top CEO in Central Texas in the Austin Business Journal’s 2022 “Best CEO Awards.” The Austin Business Journal hosts the annual awards to recognize chief executive officers in Central Texas who have a strong record of innovation and … Read more

American Bank Announces Acquisition of ACG Equipment Finance 

On January 3, Corpus Christi-based American Bank announced the acquisition of ACG Equipment Finance (ACG), a fully integrated direct equipment financing company headquartered in Austin. “Our acquisition of ACG Equipment Finance is consistent with our long-term strategic plan,” says Stephen Raffaele, CEO and president of American Bank. “Bringing our companies together accelerates our growth strategy, … Read more

Phillips Joins American Bank as Houston Market President 

Corpus Christi-based American Bank has hired Charlie Phillips as market president in Houston. Making the announcement was Donette Stubblefield, chief banking executive for commercial and wealth. Phillips joins American Bank with more than 30 years of banking experience, most recently serving as president of Independent Financial’s Washington location in Houston. He had responsibility for leading … Read more