Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust recently announced that Melinda Beatty has been promoted to senior vice president and chief compliance officer/CRA officer, and Rachel Speed is now assistant vice president and loan technology and project manager.
An employee of the bank since 2006, Beatty has served as compliance/CRA officer, assistant compliance officer, regional retail manager, retail operations manager, branch manager and operations manager. She holds a BBA degree in management from the University of Texas–Tyler where she was awarded the 1995 “Outstanding Member Award” by the Marketing and Management Association, as well as the Dean’s Scholarship and the E.P. (Pop) Christenson Memorial Scholarship. Beatty is a graduate of the 2004–05 Longview Leadership Class and is a past member of the East Texas Builders Association, the Women’s Council of Realtors and Women in Longview.
Speed has worked in the banking industry for 15 years, the past seven with Texas Bank and Trust. Her most recent position at the bank was application support supervisor. She now oversees all systems for the lending division and manages lending vendor relationships and project implementation. Speed studied business at Tyler Junior College.
Established in 1958, Texas Bank and Trust Co. operates 20 branches throughout East Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.