Baum Joins Lamar National Bank as Commercial Lender, Cobb Appointed Vice President of Loan Operations/BSA Officer

H. Gregory Wilson, president and CEO of Paris-based Lamar National Bank, recently announced the following appointments. Alicia Baum has joined the bank as vice president/commercial lender. She will assist with Lamar National Bank’s expansion into the Plano/Frisco area. She brings 13 years of experience in commercial real estate acquisition, commercial construction, working capital lines of … Read more

Lamar National Bank Names New Chief Information Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

H. Gregory Wilson, president and CEO of Paris-based Lamar National Bank, recently announced two key appointments. Clay Baum has been named chief information officer and will be essential in developing Lamar National Bank’s strategic technology initiatives and driving future innovation efforts. He is an experienced technology professional who has spent the past 10 years in … Read more

The State of Play with CRA

If COVID-19 and an economic recession are not enough for you to deal with, here’s another regulatory issue that continues to loom over all banks—the Community Reinvestment Act. CRA Exams. First, CRA examinations and release of exam results continue. Lists of banks up for their exam are posted. These should be “virtual” exams in keeping … Read more