Bearden Joins Texas Bank as Parker County Market President

Mark Riebe, chairman and CEO of Weatherford-based Texas Bank, recently announced that longtime Weatherford banker Lin Bearden has joined as Parker County market president. Bearden served for 23 years with a local bank in Weatherford, 16 of those years as president and CEO. During his tenure, the bank experienced significant growth and added two branches. Bearden … Read more

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

Texas Bank and Trust Announces Promotions in Tyler

Promotions and a new hire have been announced at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s West Grande and South Broadway locations in Tyler. Zach Gilbert has been promoted to vice president/commercial lender. He holds a BS degree in agricultural and applied economics degree from Texas Tech University and is a graduate of the Oklahoma University Economic … Read more

Dallas Capital Bank Taps Powell as Executive Vice President/Private Banking

Dallas Capital Bank recently announced the addition of Scott Powell as executive vice president/private banking. He will lead the private banking group in providing North Texas professionals, business owners, executives, affluent individuals and families with responsive, highly tailored banking services and solutions. Powell will report directly to Jason Matthews, chief banking officer. Powell joins Dallas … Read more

Community National Bank Hires Pigg as Senior Vice President

Berry Pigg has joined Midland-based Community National Bank as senior vice president in Lubbock. He has been a commercial lender in Lubbock for more than 30 years, with experience in commercial real estate, equipment financing, construction lending and all types of business financing. Pigg holds a finance degree from the Rawls College of Business at … Read more

Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Taps Odom as Community Bank President in McKinney

Tupelo, Mississippi-based BancorpSouth Bank has named Jennifer Odom community bank president in McKinney. She oversees the banking operations of the McKinney Eldorado Parkway branch, as well as the bank’s local community involvement and business development efforts. Odom joined BancorpSouth in 2019 and has more than 17 years of experience in residential and commercial lending. She most recently served … Read more

Crotty Joins Bank of Texas as Institutional Wealth Management Business Development Officer

Anthony Phillips, senior vice president/institutional wealth sales manager at Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOKF, and Mark Nurdin, CEO for Bank of Texas, Fort Worth, recently announced the appointment of David Crotty, CRPC, as vice president/business development officer. Crotty will cultivate business opportunities for the institutional wealth management (IWM) retirement plans and asset services team in the North … Read more

Alvarado Joins WestStar Bank’s Commercial Banking Group

El Paso-based WestStar Bank has hired Linda Alvarado to serve in its commercial banking group. She brings eight years of commercial banking experience to WestStar. Alvarado has previous experience as a credit analyst, commercial portfolio manager and commercial relationship manager. Throughout her banking tenure, she has managed a variety of complex credit portfolios, monitored and aided … Read more

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

Citizens National Bank at Brownwood Taps Johnson as President, Announces Additional Promotions

The board of directors of Citizens National Bank at Brownwood has announced the appointment of J.D. Johnson as bank president. John P. Guest, who served as president and chief executive officer, will continue to serve as CEO. Johnson brings more than 12 years of commercial banking experience across several markets in Central Texas. He previously served … Read more