Texas: Origin Bank Hires Wawczak as Commercial Banking Manager for North Texas

Ruston, Louisiana-based Origin Bank recently announced that Michael Wawczak has joined the company’s North Texas team as regional executive vice president/commercial banking manager. He has 37 years of banking experience, including commercial and small-business lending, credit analysis, risk management and portfolio management. In his position at Origin Bank, Wawczak’s primary focus will be to expand commercial banking relationships in North Texas and develop and mentor the bank’s team of lenders. He will maintain an office at Origin Bank’s Dallas Financial Center on Oak Lawn Ave.

Wawczak holds a BA degree from Pontifical College Josephinum and an MBA degree in finance from Capital University. He is a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America, specifically Troop 451 of Lewisville.

“Mike is a proven leader with a tremendous record of success,” says Warrie Birdwell, Origin Bank’s North Texas president. “He has the expertise to develop quality banking teams and is a perfect fit for our relationship-focused way of doing business. I look forward to seeing the impact he will have on our organization.”

Established in 1912, Origin Bank operates more than 40 locations in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.

Published in Bankers Digest May 20, 2019