Community Banking

TBF thanks banks for donations to the Uvalde Community Response Fund

8/1/2022
The Texas Bankers Foundation wishes to thank and acknowledge those who donated to the Uvalde Community Response Fund.

Meet Ford Sasser

8/1/2022
Sasser grew up in San Antonio where his father was the proprietor of a John Deer tractor dealership. He also spent a good deal of time at his family’s cattle ranch in Frio County.

#STG2022: Regions Bank teams to share the good

8/1/2022
Regions Bank organizes the Share the Good campaign as a way to build on the company’s year-round commitment to volunteer service and community engagement.

Banks still matter

8/1/2022
A safe and sound financial industry needs to be maintained. Those who want to provide deposit services should be regulated and held to the same standards as FDIC-insured chartered banks.

The strategic roadmap to the future of community banking

8/1/2022
Chapter 4: In this chapter, we’ll see how one area of a bank chose to use the Roadmap for its departmental strategy.

Community Bank Innovation Magnet: It’s time to act

8/1/2022
TBA created the Magnet program in 2021 with the vision of providing guidance, at-scale price negotiation and managed program offerings to help our bankers catch up to the quickly changing landscape fintech’s have created and provide the suite of prod

USAA celebrates anniversary with traveling, hands-on innovation lab

8/1/2022
Throughout the summer, as part of its 100th anniversary celebration, USAA brought Fort Innovate, a free, traveling innovation lab, to children and their families to help inspire the next generation of big thinkers.

Larger than ourselves

8/1/2022
There are times when something larger than ourselves happens that shakes up our world, reminds us of what is truly important and moves us to action.

Bank of San Antonio partners with Texas A&M-San Antonio to offer free business training

8/1/2022
The Bank of San Antonio proudly announces its partnership with Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) to launch the first of its kind, STRIDE Entrepreneurship Leadership program.

NDBT opens corporate headquarters & Dallas banking center

8/1/2022
NDBT (North Dallas Bank & Trust Co.) hosted a ribbon-cutting and media event to celebrate the grand reveal of its corporate headquarters and Dallas Banking Center (DBC).

Fed releases second tool to help implement CECL accounting standard

8/1/2022
The Federal Reserve announced in June it released a second tool to help community banks implement the Current Expected Credit Losses, or CECL, accounting standard.

Academic research data: How community banks impact local economies

8/1/2022
Larger and larger institutions dominate the banking market. At the same time, the number of brick-and-mortar bank branches is declining rapidly. Do community banks matter anymore?

Federal Reserve Board releases results of annual bank stress test

8/1/2022
The Federal Reserve Board on June 23 released the results of its annual bank stress test, which showed that banks continue to have strong capital levels, allowing them to continue lending to households and businesses during a severe recession.

137th Annual Convention recap

8/1/2022
The 137th Annual TBA Convention was three days of fellowship, learning, collaborating and fun.

Comerica builds on environmental services business

6/1/2022
Comerica Bank announced the expansion of its Environmental Services Department with the introduction of a new group dedicated to growing and supporting its renewable energy business.

Broadway Bank invests in AHC Fund

6/1/2022
Broadway Bank announced a $4 million equity investment to the Austin Housing Conservancy Fund (AHC) to support affordable moderate-income rental housing in Central Texas.

Frost Bank ranks highest in customer satisfaction

6/1/2022
For the 13th consecutive year, Frost Bank received the highest ranking in customer satisfaction in Texas, according to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction StudySM.

TBF thanks banks for donations

6/1/2022
The Texas Bankers Foundation wishes to thank and acknowledge the banks and bankers that have responded to our recent appeal.

Halfway there

6/1/2022
With unobstructed views of the Governor’s Mansion and State Capitol, the new TBA building offers prime lease space that will generate non-member, non-dues revenue to support member activity for years to come.