Texas Bankers Foundation Announces 2024 Emerging Leader Honorees

In May, the Texas Bankers Foundation, the charitable arm of the Texas Bankers Association (TBA), announced the 10 recipients of its 2024 Emerging Leader Awards. Each of the bankers selected was chosen by a TBA member banking institution president, CEO or chairman of the board and recognized for his or her outstanding qualities. Launched in … Read more

Amarillo National Bank Names School at West Texas A&M University Following $3 Million Gift

For the first time in more than 10 years, West Texas A&M University (WT) in Canyon has a newly established school, following a $3 million gift from Amarillo National Bank. It’s the largest gift in the bank’s history. The university’s department of accounting, economics and finance in the Paul & Virginia Engler College of Business … Read more

Dallas Fed Appoints Four New Members to Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed four new members to its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. The council, composed of representatives from financial institutions of various sizes in the 11th District, is part of a Federal Reserve initiative to enhance communication with community bankers. The council provides senior Dallas Fed officials with grassroots information on … Read more

Ware Celebrates 50 Years at Amarillo National Bank

Richard Ware II, chairman of Amarillo National Bank, celebrated his 50th year at the family-owned bank in July. Representing the fourth generation of Ware family leadership, Ware helped transform Amarillo Bank into the largest 100-percent family-owned bank in the nation and a dominant business in the Texas Panhandle and beyond. Richard Ware became president of … Read more