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 Development Institute. While attending Texas Tech University, he was a member of the National Champion Livestock judging team. Since moving to Tyler in 2017, Gilbert has been elected to the Rose Capital West Little League board and is the region 5 Leadership Division board president for the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
Abigail Duty is now vice president/business development. She has worked as a business development officer in the Tyler branch for more than 13 years. She has assisted in growing the bank’s presence in the Tyler community through her primary role of establishing and maintaining customer relationships, and has played a significant role in the implementation and maintenance of the Tyler Student board of directors. Duty graduated with a BBA degree in finance with high honors from the University of Texas–Austin. She also studied European finance and cross-cultural communications in Paris, France. Duty is currently a sustaining member of the Junior League of Tyler, a life member of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and a board member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Emma Bothwell has been promoted to banking officer/real estate risk manager. She has been employed by the bank since 2017. Her responsibilities as real estate risk manager include the management of the bank’s appraisal and environmental risk functions. She holds a BBA degree with a concentration in finance and an MBA degree from the University of Texas–Tyler. Bothwell is a past member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and past president of the Financial Management Association at the University of Texas–Tyler. She is also a recipient of the “Mousters Degree” in Exploring Leadership from the Walt Disney Co. and is currently attending the Independent Bankers Association of Texas’ Bank Operations Institute.
Cameron Robb has joined the Texas Bank and Trust staff as business development officer/treasury management. He comes to the bank from Regions Financial, for which he was FRC team lead, and prior to that was club membership manager for Bass Pro Shops in Grapevine. Robb attended Tarrant County College, pursuing a degree in business administration.
Established in 1958, Texas Bank and Trust Co. operates 21 full-service branches throughout East Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.