Woodforest National Bank Appoints Longtime Banker Mendez to Board of Directors

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank announced the appointment David Mendez to its board of directors. He retired as vice chairman/middle-market banking and specialized industries after serving JPMorgan Chase (and its predecessors) for 42 years. His prior roles include head of middle market south region, chairman of the Houston region, head of Texas commercial real estate banking, … Read more

Texas Community Bankers Included in Independent Banker’s 2021 ‘40 Under 40’ List

Independent Banker, the flagship publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America, recently published its third-annual list of “40 Under 40: 2021’s Emerging Community Bank Leaders.” According to the magazine, “The competition highlights young community bankers who stepped up to help their banks navigate a chaotic year. They delivered economic relief. They introduced new technology. … Read more

Louisiana-Based Origin Bank Expands in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank has announced expansions in its Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston regions with the opening of two new Texas banking centers. Its new 3,500-square-foot Medical City Dallas branch is located at 7777 Forest Lane, offering personal and business banking, insurance services, safe deposit box rentals and two ATMs. Origin Bank’s new location in The … Read more

Woodforest National Bank Appoints Jain to Board of Directors

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank recently appointed Umesh “Mike” Jain, CPA, to its board of directors. He migrated to the U.S. in 1981, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1987. In 1986, he founded Jain & Jain PC Accountants and Tax Consultants, an accounting firm that focuses primarily on assurance and tax services for privately held … Read more

Woodforest National Bank Celebrates 40 Years with Opening of Two New Locations in Alabama

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank opened two new locations in Alabama on August 28. The new branches—located in Foley and Birmingham—offer a range of banking services for consumer and business customers. “We are always happy to invest in our communities and appreciate that our customers continue to support us by making Woodforest their bank of … Read more