Texas Bank and Trust Welcomes Phillips for Wealth Management in Longview

Kristen Phillips has joined the staff of Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust as vice president/wealth and trust officer in its wealth management division in Longview. Phillips has worked as a trust and wealth associate and advisor in East Texas for 10 years. She attended Blinn College and is a certified trust and fiduciary advisor through … Read more

The Private Bank at PlainsCapital Names Cunningham Chief Investment Officer

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently announced that Andrew Cunningham, CFA, CMT, ChFC, has been named senior vice president/chief investment officer of The Private Bank at PlainsCapital. He succeeds Richard Wyatt, who retired at the end of 2023 after more than 16 years as chief investment officer. In his new role, Cunningham will oversee the investment department … Read more

American Bank Adds Private Banking Team to San Antonio Market

Corpus Christi-based American Bank recently added a four-person private banking team to its growing San Antonio presence. The new team—Jerry Daniel, Jeff Hawthorn, Anthony Perez and Diana Cervantes—will office out of American Bank’s San Antonio branch at 12800 San Pedro Ave. They will report to Byron Bexley, vice chairman for San Antonio. “This team of … Read more

FirstBank Southwest Announces Six New Hires

In May, Amarillo-based FirstBank Southwest announced three new hires at the downtown Amarillo office and one at the bank’s Perryton location, as well as two new employees for the bank’s wealth management division. Kevin Hunt has been hired to serve as senior vice president/commercial lender in Perryton. He brings 24 years of experience in all … Read more

Texas Bank and Trust Announces Promotions at Numerous Locations

A number of promotions were announced at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s employee awards dinner held on March 21 in Longview. Allison Benton has been promoted to vice president and enterprise project manager. She joined the bank’s accounting department in 2007 and later transferred to the trust department as a retirement plan analyst, and then … Read more

Tran Hired as Southlake Market President at Texas Regional Bank

Mimi Tran has joined Harlingen-based Texas Regional Bank as wealth advisor and Southlake market president. With more than 20 years of banking and wealth management experience, she will be responsible for building the bank’s portfolio, brand and relationships in Southlake. Prior to joining Texas Regional Bank, Tran was a community leader and private banker for … Read more

Regions Bank Taps Newburn as Market Executive in Tyler and Longview

Longview-based Regions Bank Texas, a subsidiary of Birmingham, Alabama-based Regions Financial Corp., has announced that Bill Newburn, wealth management advisor, will also serve as the company’s market executive for Tyler and Longview. He joined the bank’s wealth management division in 2004. As market executive, Newburn’s role will expand to include bringing together colleagues from the … Read more

VeraBank Hires Shawn as Assistant Vice President and Specialty Asset Manager

Henderson-based VeraBank has hired Phillip Shawn to serve on its wealth management team as assistant vice president/specialty asset manager. He will office at the bank’s Henderson wealth management location. Prior to joining VeraBank, Shawn spent six years managing more than 40,000 net mineral acres in the Permian Basin for a family-owned company in Dallas. “It’s … Read more

VeraBank Welcomes New Associates in Georgetown, Conroe, Leander and Austin

On November 7, Henderson-based VeraBank announced the hiring of new bankers for three of its Central Texas locations. VeraBank has hired Kevin Kelly to serve as the Georgetown market president. He has worked as a community banker in the Georgetown market for nearly 20 years. Before that, he served the Austin market for almost 20 … 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