San Antonio-based Broadway Bank recently hired Melissa Garrett as executive vice president/chief audit executive. She is responsible for the internal audit function of Broadway Bank and acts as the chief business advisory and risk person in the company. Garrett will also have oversight for business ethics and coordinate regulatory and external examinations.
“We are very excited to have Melissa Garrett join the Broadway Bank family and the company’s executive management team,” says David Bohne, CEO. “Throughout her 21-year career, she has demonstrated business expertise and exceptional leadership in the compliance and audit areas. As we position ourselves for continued growth in 2021, Garrett’s role will ensure we remain true to our core values.”
Garrett succeeds Rick Krentz, who retired after 30 years with Broadway Bank in December 2020. Garrett previously served as the internal audit manager at American Bank in Corpus Christi and was the controller for United Way of the Coastal Bend. She earned a BSBA degree in finance from the State University of New York College at Buffalo, as well as an MBA degree from Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi. Garrett holds designations as a certified internal auditor, certified risk management assurance and certified community bank internal auditor. She is currently pursuing the certified fraud examiner credential.
Established in 1941, Broadway Bank operates financial centers across San Antonio, Austin and the Hill Country.