Bank of Texas Hires Harbuck for Private Wealth Banking in Fort Worth

Fort Worth-based Bank of Texas, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial, has hired Keller Harbuck to serve as private wealth banker. He is responsible for building relationships with high-net-worth clients and businesses, overseeing relationships that include deposit services, lending, brokerage, investment management, trust and insurance services. Harbuck’s financial services experience includes health care, real estate, … Read more

Sanchez Joins Bank of Texas as Relationship Manager in Fort Worth

Mark Nurdin, CEO of Bank of Texas, announced that the bank has hired Arthur Sanchez to serve as relationship manager in Fort Worth. Bank of Texas is a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial. Sanchez will handle small to mid-size commercial client relationships with annual sales of $5 million to $50 million in the Fort … Read more

Wade Named Bank of Texas CEO as Bagwell Transitions to New Role

Mark Wade has been named chief executive officer of Bank of Texas, a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., as of January 1, 2023. He will assume the role as longtime CEO Norm Bagwell transitions into a new part-time role after leading the Texas bank for more than 15 years. “Norm Bagwell has been … Read more

Bowden and Gerdes Join Bank of Texas’ Fort Worth Corporate Banking Team

Bank of Texas, part of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., has expanded its Fort Worth corporate banking team with the addition of Bryson Bowden and John Gerdes. Bowden joins as team lead of the corporate banking team and Gerdes as relationship manager, both reporting to Fort Worth Region CEO Mark Nurdin. The corporate banking team … Read more

Dallas-based MapleMark Bank and Oakwood Bank to Merge as Equals

On January 25, Maple Financial Holdings Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based MapleMark Bank, and Oakwood Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Dallas-based Oakwood Bank, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in a merger-of-equals transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, the combined holding company will be Maple Financial … Read more

Bank of Texas Welcomes Beeson and Carter to Fort Worth Private Wealth Team

Mark Nurdin, CEO for Bank of Texas, Fort Worth, announced the fourth quarter 2021 appointments of Brad Beeson as senior vice president/private wealth banker and Jason Carter as senior vice president/personal trust manager. Prior to joining Bank of Texas, Beeson spent nearly 10 years with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Dallas, supporting … Read more

BOK Financial’s Kymes Takes the Helm as CEO as Bradshaw Retires

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Corp., the parent company of Bank of Texas, announced that Steven G. Bradshaw retired as CEO and president at the end of 2021. Stacy Kymes, chief operating officer, who was previously announced as the incoming president and CEO, assumed the company’s leadership role on January 1, 2022. “It has been an … Read more

Ross Joins MapleMark Bank as Senior Treasury Relationship Manager

Greg Lewis, executive vice president/chief deposit officer at Dallas-based MapleMark Bank, recently announced that Robert Ross has been hired to serve as senior treasury relationship manager. Ross will focus on expanding the bank’s presence throughout Texas, along with continuing to partner with specialized industries and escrow needs nationwide. With more than 10 years of experience … Read more

Crotty Joins Bank of Texas as Institutional Wealth Management Business Development Officer

Anthony Phillips, senior vice president/institutional wealth sales manager at Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOKF, and Mark Nurdin, CEO for Bank of Texas, Fort Worth, recently announced the appointment of David Crotty, CRPC, as vice president/business development officer. Crotty will cultivate business opportunities for the institutional wealth management (IWM) retirement plans and asset services team in the North … Read more

Bank of Texas Taps Cherry as Private Wealth Team Lead

Deirdre Cherry has joined Fort Worth-based Bank of Texas as private wealth team lead. She is responsible for overseeing sales and service processes, and personally working with some of the largest customer relationships in the bank’s private wealth division. As a banking executive for more than 20 years, Cherry joins Bank of Texas having previously served as … Read more