Texas Banks Rank in Forbes’ List of ‘America’s Best Banks 2024’

Forbes has released its 15th annual list of “America’s Best Banks,” with numerous companies headquartered in Texas making the cut. Of the 100 banks on the list, eight are based in the Lone Star State. Here are the Texas-based 2024 “America’s Best Banks” (the numbers indicate the bank’s ranking on Forbes’ list of U.S. banks: … Read more

Texas Banks Touted in Forbes’ List of the ‘Best Banks in the World 2023’

Forbes has released its fifth annual list of the “World’s Best Banks,” with numerous banks headquartered and/or doing business in Texas making the cut. Of the 75 banks based in the U.S., at least 16 of them operate in the Lone Star State. San Antonio-based USAA Federal Savings Bank topped the list of U.S.-based banks. … Read more

Fifty-six Bankers Complete 2022 Texas Tech School of Banking Program

The Texas Tech School of Banking recently completed its 2022 session. Banking professionals from across Texas and three other states convened at Rawls College of Business on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock for the program. Established in 1973, the school offers a blend of traditional academic coursework and interactive lecture sessions hosted … Read more

Jefferson Bank Appoints SoftBank Group’s Christy to Board of Directors

Emily Willeford Christy, partner/U.S. government affairs at SoftBank Group International, has been appointed to the board of directors of San Antonio-based Jefferson Bank. At SoftBank Group, she is responsible for government affairs engagement at the local, state and federal level. Before joining SoftBank, she served as executive director/government relations at USAA. Christy worked at USAA … Read more

Dallas Fed Names Bethel Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Pamela E. Bethel senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective May 19. As general counsel, she will have general supervision of the bank’s legal department. As corporate secretary, she will work closely with the bank’s board of directors and advisory council members. Bethel served as … Read more

Several Texas Financial Institutions Named ‘Top 100 Places to Work’ by Dallas Morning News

Terrell-based American National Bank of Texas, one of the oldest independently owned banks in Texas, has made The Dallas Morning News’ “Top 100 Places to Work 2020” list in the large-company category. This is the 11th time the bank has achieved this significant recognition as a top employer in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. In addition, … Read more