First National Bank Welcomes Davis as Senior Vice President

Spearman-based First National Bank has hired Buster Davis to serve as senior vice president. He has 33 years of experience working in all areas of community banking, including many years as a senior lender. Davis earned a BS degree in ag business and economics from West Texas State University. He also attended the Texas Tech University … Read more

In Memoriam: Richard T. Sharpe, Citizens National Bank Brownwood

Former Texas banking executive Richard T. Sharpe, 80, passed away after a brief illness on November 30. A graduate of Texas Tech University and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, he began his banking career in 1962 as vice president of First National Bank Weatherford. In 1965, he moved to Brownwood and … Read more

Monk Celebrates 50 Years in Texas Banking

David Monk

This month, David Kelton Monk is celebrating 50 years in the Texas banking industry and he’s not done yet. He launched his banking career in September 1970 as a teller at Citizens State Bank in Malakoff. From 1972 to 1980, he served as vice president at First Savings & Loan in Athens. He then worked … Read more

Texas Community Banks Honored with Best of Community Banking Awards

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) recently honored 17 Texas community banks with Best of Community Banking Awards. This year marks the 29th annual celebration of the outstanding accomplishments of IBAT member banks and the critical role they play in communities across Texas. “Community banks do so much for their customers, neighbors and employees, … Read more