FirstBank Southwest Opens Loan and Deposit Production Office in Fort Worth Market

Amarillo-based FirstBank Southwest has announced its new loan and deposit production office in Fort Worth. Matt Murray and Scott Whitaker will both serve as vice president/commercial banker for the new Fort Worth marketplace. Prior to joining FirstBank Southwest, Murray and Whitaker managed an extensive customer portfolio for which they maintained primary oversight of all goals, lending and … Read more

Texas Panhandle Boasts Numerous ‘Best Banks to Work For’ in 2020

American Banker, along with Best Companies Group, recently cited 85 financial institutions across the U.S. as inductees on its 2020 “Best Banks to Work For” list. The recognition honors U.S. banks for outstanding employee satisfaction. It’s no surprise that a number of Texas-based community banks are included on the list. What’s interesting, though, is the … Read more

Texas Bankers Foundation Announces 2020 Emerging Leader Award Recipients

Nine Texas bankers have been selected to receive the second annual Texas Bankers Foundation’s Emerging Leader Award. The award was created last year by the Texas Bankers Foundation in partnership with the Texas Bankers Association Bank Leadership Council to honor bankers who have had a positive impact in the Texas banking industry and are expected to … 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

FirstBank Southwest CEO Marshal Appointed to Texas Bankers Association Board

Andy Marshall

Amarillo-based FirstBank Southwest CEO Andy Marshall has joined the Texas Bankers Association (TBA) board as the chairman’s discretionary selection. This direct appointment was made by TBAs CEO Chris Furlow and chairman-elect Chip Jenkins. Marshall serves as CEO, president and director of FirstBank Southwest. He earned a BS degree from the University of Maryland and his … Read more