California-based First Foundation Expands into Texas with Relocation of Principal Executive Office

Irvine, California-based First Foundation Inc., a financial services company with two wholly owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Bank and First Foundation Advisors, announced its expansion into Texas with the relocation of its principal executive office to Dallas. The move to Texas aligns with First Foundation Inc.’s strategic goals of expanding into major markets and with … Read more

Agility Bank Receives Conditional Approval to Launch in Houston

On October 20, Houston-based Agility Bank (in organization) announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. have given conditional approval for its application to launch and operate a predominately digital community bank that is primarily owned and led by women. Agility Bank will begin raising $30 million in … Read more

TYME Bank Withdraws De Novo Application

On July 28, Farmers Branch-based TYME Bank withdrew its de novo application with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. due to economic uncertainty as COVID-19 cases started rising in the state, but the bank’s CEO says the company may resubmit its application as the economy improves, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. “Things started getting better, … Read more