Georgia-Based Cadence Bank Pledges $500,000 to Texas Southern University

On March 1, Texas Southern University (TSU) announced a $500,000 pledge of support for its Jesse H. Jones School of Business (JHJSB) from Atlanta, Georgia-based Cadence Bank. The three-year pledge will support the school’s new Future Bankers Leadership Program (FBLP), set to launch this fall. The new academic program gives students direct exposure to commercial banking. … Read more

Woodforest National Bank Appoints Jain to Board of Directors

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank recently appointed Umesh “Mike” Jain, CPA, to its board of directors. He migrated to the U.S. in 1981, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1987. In 1986, he founded Jain & Jain PC Accountants and Tax Consultants, an accounting firm that focuses primarily on assurance and tax services for privately held … 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

Woodforest National Bank Celebrates 40 Years with Opening of Two New Locations in Alabama

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank opened two new locations in Alabama on August 28. The new branches—located in Foley and Birmingham—offer a range of banking services for consumer and business customers. “We are always happy to invest in our communities and appreciate that our customers continue to support us by making Woodforest their bank of … Read more