PlainsCapital Bank Hires Miller as Senior Commercial Loan Officer in The Woodlands

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that Jud Miller has joined its commercial lending team as senior vice president/senior commercial loan officer. He will office out of The Woodlands branch at 1699 Research Forest Dr., Ste. 100. With more than two decades of diverse financial services experience spanning commercial banking, insurance and risk management consulting, Miller … Read more

Texas Capital Appoints McDonald to Lead Business Banking

On September 21, Texas Capital Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank, announced that Amos McDonald has been appointed head of business banking. He is based in The Woodlands and is responsible for setting and driving production goals within the firm’s business banking division and leading a seasoned team of bankers. McDonald … Read more

Jacksonville-based Austin Bank Opens New Branch in The Woodlands

On August 21, Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new full-service banking center in Creekside Park Village in The Woodlands. The ceremony was attended by chamber and business leaders and the Austin Bank leadership team … Read more

Austin Bank Welcomes Four New Lenders

Jeff Austin III, chairman of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced the addition of four lenders. Lori Danielson was elected assistant vice president and relationship manager in Longview. She brings 11 years of business development, sales and management experience, most recently serving as area vice president of business development for Gentiva Health Services. She was owner … Read more

Amegy Bank Unveils Remodeled Banking Center and New Innovation Hub In North Houston

On May 18, Houston-based Amegy Bank unveiled its newly renovated banking center in The Woodlands, located at 4576 Research Forest Dr. The refreshed space now houses The Cannon, an innovation, technology and entrepreneurship hub where North Houston business owners, early-stage founders, corporate partners, advisors and investors can come together to create a new-business ecosystem. The … Read more

Woodforest National Bank Opens its First H-E-B Retail Branch

During the grand opening, the Society of Samaritans (SOS) received a $10,000 donation from Woodforest Charitable Foundation: Beverly Points, SOS secretary and financial counselor (holding check); Becky Benham, SOS executive director (third from left); and Tammy Teale, SOS assistant executive director (second from left); along with Woodforest National Bank’s Brett Simms, assistant vice president/branch manager … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Taps Ugalde, Sadeghpour and Wheeler for Houston Commercial Lending

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently welcomed Philip Ugalde, Jasmine Sadeghpour and Daniel Wheeler as senior vice presidents and senior commercial loan officers for its Houston market. Ugalde and Sadeghpour will serve clients from PlainsCapital’s office at 2925 Richmond Ave. while Wheeler office out of The Woodlands location at 1699 Research Forest Dr. In his new role, … Read more

PlainsCapital Bank Names Schroder Houston Region Chairman

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that Danny Schroder has been promoted to Houston region chairman. In his new role, he will oversee and coordinate banking operations and market development for PlainsCapital’s branches in the greater Houston area. “Danny has added tremendous value to our banking initiatives and expansion in East Texas,” says Jerry Schaffner, president … Read more

Austin Bank Breaks Ground on Banking Center in The Woodlands

On March 9, Jacksonville-based Austin Bank broke ground on its newest full-service banking center in The Woodlands at Creekside Park. The ceremony was well attended by the Austin Bank leadership team, employees, both Montgomery and The Woodlands Chambers of Commerce, the Howard Hughes Corp. and area business leaders, along with the architect and general contractor, … Read more

Louisiana-based Origin Bank Hires Deora and Carpenter to Support Growth in The Woodlands

Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank has announced that Vishakha Deora and Jeff Carpenter have joined the company’s team at The Woodlands banking center to support the community’s rapid growth. Vishakha Deora joins the bank as executive vice president/commercial relationship banker. With nearly 20 years of experience in financial services, she specializes in commercial real estate lending, … Read more