American Bank Completes Acquisition of TexStar National Bank in San Antonio

Corpus Christi-based American Bank has completed its acquisition of San Antonio-based TexStar National Bank after a successful core systems conversion in late March. TexStar National Bank, its clients and six San Antonio-area branches are now fully integrated and part of the American Bank system. The acquisition, which received regulatory approval and became effective in October … Read more

American Bank Kicks Off Annual Holiday Bear Drive

Corpus Christi-based American Bank’s annual Holiday Bear Drive is back and underway. Donations of new stuffed teddy bears will be accepted at any American Bank or TexStar National Bank location through December 31. The stuffed bears are given to children and families who need comfort and support to help rebuild their lives. The bears will … Read more

American Bank Names Bexley Vice Chairman in San Antonio

On November 8, Corpus Christi-based American Bank announced that Byron Bexley has joined the team as vice chairman/San Antonio. In his role as market leader, he will oversee commercial banking activities in San Antonio. Bexley brings more than 40 years of banking experience, most recently serving as chairman and chief executive officer of TexStar National … Read more

Vigil Joins American Bank as Chief Compliance Officer

Corpus Christi-based American Bank announced that Eric Vigil has joined the bank as chief compliance officer. Making the announcement was Stephen C. Raffaele, president and CEO. Vigil joins American Bank with more than 12 years of experience in compliance risk management. During his career, he has led teams with responsibility for and oversight of compliance, … Read more

American Bank to Enhance Presence in San Antonio with Acquisition of TexStar National Bank 

On June 7, Corpus Christi-based American Bank and TexStar National Bank jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which American Bank will acquire TexStar. In accordance with the merger agreement, TexStar will merge with and into American Bank and the combined banks will operate under the American Bank … Read more