Texas Bank and Trust Announces June Promotions

In late June, Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. announced a number of recent promotions. Clay Thompson has been promoted to president of the bank’s eastern region. He has been employed by Texas Bank and Trust for more than five years, serving in various management capacities involving the bank’s credit analyst program, credit administration and … Read more

First State Bank Abilene Welcomes Donathan, Curry and Duncan

First State Bank Abilene recently added new officers to the senior management team. The announcement was made by Stan Pinkham, CEO. Lance Donathan has joined the bank as president and a member of the board of directors. He is a veteran West Texas banker, having served most recently as president of American Momentum Bank in … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Hires O’Donnell for Commercial Lending in Frisco

Kevin O’Donnell has joined the staff of Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. as vice president and commercial lender in the bank’s Frisco branch. He has worked in the financial services industry since 2008 as a branch manager, senior merchant account executive, senior business manager and relationship manager. O’Donnell holds BBA degrees in marketing and … Read more

Keystone Bank Welcomes Byrd as Vice President of Digital Banking

Bee Cave-based Keystone Bank has hired Ty Byrd to serve as vice president/digital banking. He will spearhead the development of the bank’s digital banking services, helping to advance its goal of becoming an industry leader in the digital space. He will also take the lead on enhancing services for the bank’s core customer base of … Read more

Guaranty Bank & Trust Hires Cottingham for SBA Business Development in Houston

Elfis Cottingham has been hired by Mount Pleasant-based Guaranty Bank & Trust to serve as vice president/SBA business development officer in the Houston area. She has more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry with SBA commercial business development, packaging, closing, portfolio management, liquidation, and credit administration and loan review. Elfis has earned … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Promotes Fox and Castleberry in Longview

Debbie Fox has been promoted to vice president/wealth management compliance officer and Cindy Castleberry has been promoted to administrative officer/wealth management division at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust. Both officers will be based in Longview. Fox has been employed with Texas Bank and Trust for almost 18 years. Beginning as an administrative assistant, she was … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Co. Promotes Chavez, Foster and Knickerbocker

On March 22, Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. announced three promotions. Dawn Chavez has been promoted to senior vice president/treasury services manager. She has worked in the financial services industry for 22 years and has been with Texas Bank and Trust since 2016. She is responsible for the implementation of treasury management marketing strategies … Read more

Candia Joins WestStar Bank Accounting Team as Vice President and Controller

El Paso-based WestStar Bank has announced the hiring of Marcela Candia as vice president and controller. She will oversee financial and regulatory accounting and reporting for WestStar and will work closely with senior management on implementing new accounting pronouncements and special projects. Candia joins WestStar with 17 years of experience working for large publicly traded … Read more

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth Announces New Hires and Promotions

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth recently announced new hires and promotions. Sherri Bartholomew has been hired to serve as assistant vice president/loan officer/loan admin at the bank’s Hurst branch. She comes to The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth from Spirit of Texas Bank where she was assistant vice president/lending assistant. … Read more