Alliance Bank Central Texas Breaks Ground on New Branch in Temple

Woodway-based Alliance Bank Central Texas hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new banking center in Temple on February 16. The full-service bank will be located at 408 Hilliard Rd. and mark the seventh branch spread out around Central Texas in Waco, Temple, Belton, Georgetown, Donie and Jewett. The project is scheduled to be completed in … Read more

VeraBank Taps Carney for Commercial Lending in Temple and Baker for Business Banking in Longview

Henderson-based VeraBank recently announced two new hires for its banking offices in Temple and Longview. Patrick Carney has joined the bank as vice president/commercial lending at the Temple branch. He previously served at BancorpSouth Bank for seven years, three as a commercial lender. He chose VeraBank because of its atmosphere and inviting environment. “Patrick has … Read more

Extraco Banks Becomes First Texas Bank to Go Live with Agent IQ Service

San Francisco-based Agent IQ Inc., a leader in personal digital customer engagement for financial institutions, recently announced the launch of its Lynq digital assistant and chat service with Temple-based Extraco Banks—Agent IQ’s first financial institution client in Texas. The launch also marks the second live integration with the Q2 mobile banking platform after the strong success … Read more

BancorpSouth Announces President-Level Promotions Across Texas

Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank, with 80 branches in Texas, announced numerous president-level promotions in September. BancorpSouth Bank has promoted Teri Champlin to community bank president in Belton. She previously served as a senior vice president and relationship manager. Champlin has more than 20 years of prior banking experience, including a specialization in real estate lending. … Read more

Horizon Bank Hires Phinney for Commercial Lending Team in Temple

Austin-based Horizon Bank SSB recently announced the addition of Faron Phinney to serve as senior vice president at its new Temple location. He will be responsible for developing lending relationships within the Temple area. Phinney holds a BBA degree from Angelo State University and is a graduate of the National Commercial Lending School at the … Read more