Cory Newsom, president and CEO of Lubbock-based City Bank, recently announced that Joseph “Jody” W. Mullings has been hired to serve as the bank’s market president in El Paso. Mullings is responsible for regional community outreach, as well as bank growth in commercial lending, deposits, treasury management and related financial services.
Mullings, a third-generation El Pasoan, comes to City Bank with 35 years of banking experience. Since beginning his career in 1984, he’s held a Municipal Finance Professional designation and has underwritten more than $1 billion in bond financing in West Texas. Prior to joining City Bank, Mullings served as a market president at Bank of Texas in El Paso. He has also served as president of Capital Bank, senior vice president/division manager at JPMorgan Chase Bank and vice president at Texas Commerce Bank, all in the El Paso area.
Mullings attended Baylor University and received a BBA degree in finance from the University of Texas–El Paso. He is past chairman of the El Paso Chamber of Commerce and Foundation and is a leader in a number of civic and charitable activities.
Established in 1941, City Bank has more than 25 branches across Texas, as well as one location in Ruidoso, New Mexico.