Gladewater National Bank, based in Gladewater, has announced that Luke Kimbrough has joined the company as president. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management, financial performance and long-term growth strategy for the bank. With more than 18 years of lending experience in the east Texas area, Kimbrough joins Gladewater National Bank from the First National Bank of Hughes Springs, where he served as vice president. Prior to that, he was director of regional services for East Texas Regional Development Co., an SBA-certified development company in Kilgore.
Kimbrough received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 1996 and an MBA from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2006. In his community, he serves as finance minister for the Longview Church of Christ. For the past 10 years, he has volunteered and served in several roles for the Boy Scouts of America. He is also a past president of the Northeast Texas Bankers Association.
Founded in 1982, Gladewater National Bank is an independent national community bank.
Published in Bankers Digest, April 16, 2018