Frost Bank Appoints Geddes San Antonio Region President

San Antonio-based Frost Bank announced on August 9 the appointment of a new San Antonio region president to succeed Marvin Rickabaugh, who will retire at the end of this year. Dan Geddes, the sales manager in Frost Bank’s Houston region commercial real estate group, has been appointed the new region president and will work with … Read more

Nunn Appointed President of Citizens Bank in Amarillo

Sam Nunn, a third-generation banker, has been promoted to president/chief financial officer at Amarillo-based Citizens Bank. Nunn, who has more than 12 years of community banking experience, joined Citizens Bank in 2011 as a senior vice president and most recently served as executive vice president/chief financial officer. Prior to that, he was a correspondent banker … Read more

Smith Joins Oklahoma-based InterBank as Dallas/Fort Worth Regional President

J. Terry Smith has joined Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based InterBank as Dallas/Fort Worth regional president. He will be responsible for leading the bank’s organic growth strategy in the metroplex. Smith will office out of InterBank’s Camp Bowie/Fort Worth location. Smith has served in executive leadership roles in community banks in both Dallas and Tarrant counties for … Read more

Walker Joins Independent Financial as SVP for Commercial Real Estate in Dallas/Fort Worth

McKinney, based Independent Financial announced that Brett Walker has joined as senior vice president/relationship manager for commercial real estate for the Dallas/Fort Worth market. He will be responsible for originating, managing and monitoring a commercial loan and deposit portfolio for clients in all sectors of the real estate industry, including multi-family, industrial, retail, office, hospitality, … Read more

First Financial Bank Southeast Region President Lee Named to Texas State University System Board of Regents

Stephen Lee, chairman, president and CEO of the Southeast region at Abilene-based First Financial Bank NA was recently appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas State University System Board of Regents. He will serve in that role until February 2027. “Stephen’s excellent leadership over our Southeast Texas region is transcended only by his … Read more

Laughlin Promoted at Texas Bank and Trust, Perry and Myers Join Bank in Lending and Business Development

Anna Laughlin has been promoted to vice president and commercial lender in Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s Frisco branch. In addition, Tracy Perry has joined the bank in its Richardson location as vice president and commercial lender and Alex Myers joins the bank as business development officer/treasury management, in its Fort Worth branch. Laughlin joined … Read more

Carter Named Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Texas Bank and Trust

Lee Carter has been promoted to assistant vice president and portfolio manager in Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s Forney branch. He served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne Division from 2009 to 2012, and began his banking career at the conclusion of his enlistment. Carter joined Texas Bank and Trust in 2015 and … Read more

Austin Bank Promotes Karns and Hodgkins

Jeff Austin III, vice chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced the promotion of two employees. The promotions were approved at the July board meeting at the Austin Bank corporate office. Teressa Karns has been promoted to vice president/retail market manager. Having served for the past seven years as retail office manager … Read more

Ross Joins MapleMark Bank as Senior Treasury Relationship Manager

Greg Lewis, executive vice president/chief deposit officer at Dallas-based MapleMark Bank, recently announced that Robert Ross has been hired to serve as senior treasury relationship manager. Ross will focus on expanding the bank’s presence throughout Texas, along with continuing to partner with specialized industries and escrow needs nationwide. With more than 10 years of experience … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Beadle to HR Director, Norton Joins Team as Mortgage Loan Originator

Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust announced in mid-July that Shannon Beadle has been promoted to senior vice president and director of human resources, and Adam Norton has joined the staff as vice president and mortgage loan originator in its Longview mortgage division. Beadle has been employed in the bank’s human resources division since 2010. She is … Read more