Independent Financial Names Wade Chief Digital Officer

McKinney-based Independent Financial has named Bill Wade chief digital officer, tapping him to lead the bank’s digital and key technology initiatives. He will lead a team focusing on digital innovation, data assets, data analytics, workflow automation and system integration. Wade has more than 35 years of experience in financial and business consulting technology, including 11 years … Read more

Cason Named Head of Texas Middle-Market Banking at Independent Financial

Michael Hobbs, chief banking officer at McKinney-based Independent Financial, announced that Tiffany Cason has been hired to serve as the bank’s head of Texas middle-market banking. She will work with the 1,500 employees across Independent Financial’s network to ensure continuity across all lines of business while working to attract new business verticals. Her team will focus … Read more

Independent Financial Announces Construction of Second Phase to Corporate Headquarters

On January 19, Independent Financial, a financial services company with 93 locations across Texas and Colorado, announced that construction has begun on phase two of the company’s headquarters in McKinney. The companies making the announcement also included the City of McKinney, McKinney Economic Development Corp. and KDC, a corporate build-to-suit development and investment firm. The … Read more

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Honors Temple with 2020 Chairman’s Award

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) recently honored Robb Temple with the IBAT Chairman’s Award. Temple, chief government affairs officer at McKinney-based Independent Financial, was presented this prestigious award during the 2020 IBAT unCONVENTIONal, the association’s 46th annual Convention presented virtually in early October. The IBAT Chairman’s Award is the association’s highest honor, selected solely … Read more

Dallas Business Journal Ranks Independent Financial Second Among Mid-Market Companies

McKinney-based Independent Financial ranks second in the Dallas Business Journal’s 2020 “Middle Market 50,” which recognizes the fastest-growing private and public midsize companies in North Texas. The publication defines middle-market companies as those with annual revenue between $10 million and $1 billion. It includes companies within a 12-county area around the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, an … 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