North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. Celebrates 60 Years in Business

In 1961, North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. opened its doors to customers at the corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane in Dallas with $2 million in total assets, three officers and seven employees. Today, the bank is celebrating 60 years in business with $1.5 billion in total assets, more than 160 employees and … 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

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth Hires Heinz for IT, Casey for Counsel and Training

The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth announced recent new hires. Sean Heinz has joined the bank as first vice president/IT manager. He has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology field. Heinz attended Northwood University and Regis University, and served in the U.S. Army. David R. Casey joined the bank … Read more

California-based East West Bank Contributes to Texas Storm Relief

Pasadena, California-based East West Bank, which operates 13 locations in the Texas/Southwest region, presented a $10,000 contribution to the Houston Food Bank on April 12 to support local organizations that are aiding communities disproportionately impacted by the severe weather crisis that hit Texas in mid-February. As families grapple with both the health and economic impacts … Read more

Longtime Dallas Banker Wayne Fogle Passes Away

Wayne Fogle, a longtime Dallas banker, passed away at his home on February 23. He was 85. Fogle began his banking career at Midland National Bank after serving in the Finance Corp of the U.S. Army. In 1965, he moved to Dallas where he continued his banking career at Hampton State Bank, Trinity National Bank, … 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

Leonard Joins Private Bank at PlainsCapital as Wealth Strategist

Dallas-based PlainsCapital Bank recently welcomed Bill Leonard to its private bank as wealth strategist in Fort Worth. He will develop customized financial plans and investment strategies for The Private Bank’s clients, aligning their assets with their goals. Leonard joins PlainsCapital Bank having previously served in the private bank of a large national bank as senior … 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

Absher Hired by Broadway Bank to Nurture Further Growth in Austin Market

San Antonio-based Broadway Bank recently announced the hiring of Blake Absher as executive vice president and Austin market executive to spearhead strategic growth in Central Texas. The bank  entered the market in 2012 and currently has seven locations in Austin and the surrounding area, and it’s positioned to expand services and hire more talent in 2021. Regional expansion … Read more

Oklahoma-Based Blue Sky Bank Opens First Texas Branch in San Antonio

Pawhuska, Oklahoma-based Blue Sky Bank recently expanded into Texas with the opening of its San Antonio branch on January 21. The new branch, located at 13750 San Pedro Ave., Ste 275, is the bank’s seventh, and its first location in Texas. “The expansion represents Blue Sky Bank’s dedication to serving entrepreneurs and their local businesses … Read more