In Memoriam: ValueBank Texas’ Harlan Heitkamp

Harlan Raymond Heitkamp, founder and former chairman of Corpus Christi-based ValueBank Texas, passed away on February 6. Raised in Bracken, he attended Texas Tech University, earning a master’s degree in civil engineering. After marrying his wife of 64 years, Gerry, in 1958, the couple moved to Corpus Christi where Heitkamp worked for the City of … Read more

TIB–The Independent BankersBank Announces Officer Promotions

Farmers Branch-based TIB–The Independent BankersBank NA recently announced the following officer promotions: Tina Jourdan was promoted to senior vice president/Bank Secrecy Act officer. One of TIB’s original 13 employees, she joined the bank two weeks prior to its official opening in 1982. She has served in numerous roles throughout the bank, from operations clerk to … Read more

Harvey Returns to TIB as Chief Financial Officer

Curtis Harvey

Farmers Branch-based TIB The Independent BankersBank NA has hired Curtis Harvey, to return to the company as executive vice president/chief financial officer, a position he held from 2003 to 2012. He will also serve as an advisory director on the board. Harvey has enjoyed a long and distinguished banking career that began as an accounting … Read more

TIB The Independent BankersBank Elects Owens and D’Angelo to Board

In June, Dallas-based TIB The Independent BankersBank NA announced the election of Gary L. Owens and John J. D’Angelo to the board of directors of Independent Bankers Financial Corporation (IBFC). Owens is the president of Houston-based Wallis Bank and its holding company, Wallis Bancshares Inc. He also serves on the board of the Independent Bankers … Read more