First Foundation Bank Promotes Berry to Director of Commercial Banking

On April 8, Irvine, California-based First Foundation Bank announced the promotion of Michael Berry to senior vice president/director of commercial banking. He will lead the commercial banking production team as well as manage the corporate banking, commercial banking, small business and public finance teams. First Foundation Bank’s holding company, First Foundation Inc., recently relocated its … Read more

Humphries Promoted to Assistant Vice President at Texas Bank and Trust

Angie Humphries has been promoted to assistant vice president and mortgage coordinator at Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust’s Marshall location. She joined the bank in 2000 and has worked as a teller, new accounts representative and consumer loan assistant. In 2016, she assumed the role of mortgage coordinator and currently assists the branch president with … 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

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Promotes Fowlkes to Banking Officer/Portfolio Manager

Midland-based FirstCapital Bank of Texas recently promoted Bryson Fowlkes to banking officer/portfolio manager at the bank’s Dallas branch location. Originally from Abilene, he joined the bank in 2018 starting as a credit analyst and recently transitioned to a portfolio manager. Fowlkes earned a finance degree from Texas Tech University. Established in 1998, FirstCapital Bank of Texas … Read more

HomeTown Bank Promotes Five, Welcomes Park to the Team

Galveston-based HomeTown Bank recently announced a number of staff promotions, as well as a new hire. HomeTown Bank has promoted Elizabeth Birch to vice president. Birch, who has 17 years of banking experience, joined HomeTown Bank seven years ago in the new accounts department at the Galveston main bank and is now new accounts supervisor. She … Read more

IBC Bank Promotes Valdez to Bank Officer

On March 2, Laredo-based IBC Bank announced the promotion of Ernesto Valdez, commercial portfolio manager, to bank officer. As a bank officer in the commercial lending department, he will be responsible for maintaining a client loan portfolio of more than 300 accounts, as well as obtaining new loans. He will also be one of the … Read more

Patton Promoted to Senior Vice President / Commercial Lending at AccessBank Texas

Jack Patton was recently promoted to senior vice president of commercial lending at Denton-based AccessBank Texas. Part of the AccessBank Texas team since 2015, he previously served as vice president of commercial lending. “Jack has shown the skill to be an excellent commercial banker and we are excited to have him as part of our … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Appoints Storms Chief Risk Officer, Jurecka Chief Human Resources Officer

On February 26, Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank and its parent company, Texas Capital Bancshares, announced that Tim Storms has been named chief risk officer of both companies. Storms replaces John Turpen, who will continue with the company until March 31 to ensure an effective transition. Storms will report directly to Rob Holmes, president and CEO of Texas … Read more

Starkey Promoted to Cuero Branch Manager at TrustTexas Bank

Cuero-based TrustTexas Bank recently promoted Dannielle Starkey to Cuero branch manager. She has been with the bank for four years, serving as relationship banker, then universal banker before she was promoted to assistant branch manager in 2019. Starkey lives in Victoria and enjoys participating in many community events, including Blue Santa, Cuero Chamber of Commerce … Read more

First United Bank Seeks to Break World Record Through United Acts of Kindness Day

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day in the U.S. Founded in 1995 in Denver, Colorado, by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, the day celebrates and encourages random acts of kindness across the nation. This year, Dallas-based First United Bank is seeking to break a world record by completing 50,000 acts of kindness in a … Read more