Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Announces 2022 Graduates

The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas held its 2022 commencement on June 9 for the 62nd class. SWGSB Foundation trustee Brad Cheves, vice president for development and external affairs at SMU, gave the commencement address on executive education’s role in leadership development. John Hope Bryant, renowned entrepreneur, … Read more

Bank of San Antonio and Texas A&M University–San Antonio Partner to Offer Business Training Free of Charge

With the goal of impacting San Antonio’s Southside business community with real-world education and practices, The Bank of San Antonio has announced a partnership with Texas A&M University–San Antonio (A&M-SA) to launch the STRIDE Entrepreneurship Leadership program. The hands-on business training is free of charge. STRIDE stands for the six key pillars of a founder’s … Read more

Texas Partners Bank Partners with Legacy Mutual Mortgage

On January 4, San Antonio-based Texas Partners Bank announced a partnership with Legacy Mutual Mortgage. The acquisition of the partnership interests of Legacy Mutual Mortgage provides Texas Partners Bank—whose members include The Bank of San Antonio, The Bank of Austin and Texas Hill Country Bank—with a comprehensive mortgage platform broadening the bank’s reach and depth of … Read more

The Bank of Austin Announces New Financial Center Near Downtown

The Bank of Austin is scheduled to open its second financial center near downtown Austin. The Hartland Plaza location at 1717 W. 6th St., Ste. 110, will open during the fourth quarter of 2021. Near well-established neighborhoods, the new location is within five minutes of the city’s Tarrytown and Pemberton neighborhoods. It is also 10 … Read more

The Bank of San Antonio, The Bank of Austin and Texas Hill Country Bank Complete Merger

On October 21, San Antonio-based Southwest Bancshares Inc., the bank holding company for The Bank of San Antonio, closed its merger of three affiliated banks, creating a unique Central Texas banking franchise. In connection with the closing of the transaction, Capitol of Texas Bancshares, the holding company for The Bank of Austin, and Texas Hill … Read more