Community Banking

Community Banker Spotlight: Aaron Shelby

9/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Aaron Shelby, Dallas-Fort Worth area president at Prosperity Bank in Dallas.

Bankers’ resilience and commitment to the future on full display

9/1/2021
I used my role as TBA Chairman to launch some pretty impressive programs and services that will keep Texas bankers at the forefront of the ever-changing landscape.

Regulatory vigilance for neo-banks

9/1/2021
In the second quarter of this year, Varo raised $62 million while losing $104 million. Don’t take my word for it, look at Varo’s filings.

CREATE

9/1/2021
A new Texas Bankers Association initiative called CREATE — Community Reinvestment and Trust Enterprise — serves as the Texas banking industry’s proactive approach to building opportunity, economic well-being and wealth-creation in under-banked and un

Community Banker Spotlight: Randi Mitchell

8/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Randi Mitchell, VP/Marketing Director at Legend Bank in Decatur

Annual Convention provides opportunity for Texas bankers

8/1/2021
August marks an important juncture for all of us. No one needs reminding of what governments from every corner of the world asked its citizens to do: to literally make time stand still.

136th Annual Convention speaker preview

8/1/2021
136th Annual Convention features regulator discussions, cybersecurity talks, peer group roundtables, breakouts and more

Blurring the lines

8/1/2021
It is hard to be online or watch television today without encountering ads for a technology app that purports to meet all of a customer’s “banking” needs.

It’s great to see you!

7/1/2021
Summertime is TBA Texas Tour time and it is great to be back out on the road. Warm smiles, hearty handshakes and hugs have replaced the canceled events and confinements of masks and Zoom calls that were hallmarks of 2020 and COVID-19.

Community Banker Spotlight: Emilee Sinner

7/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Emilee Sinner, Financial Services Representative at First National Bank Texas, Killeen.

Bankers resilience shines in post-pandemic phase

7/1/2021
Bankers have proven to be a resilient bunch historically and this phase in a post-pandemic world is just the next challenge.

The PPP hangover

6/1/2021
PPP hangover and headaches for banks could last for months – or possibly years – ahead unless reasonable regulatory remedies can be applied.

Meet TBA Chairman Rusty Rust

6/1/2021
Newest TBA Chairman transitions from championship calf roper to attorney and bank CEO

Community Banker Spotlight: Stephen Raffaele

6/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Stephen Raffaele, CEO & President at American Bank, Austin.

What a difference a year makes

6/1/2021
New TBA Chairman Rusty Rust talks about continuing much of the work former TBA Chairman Chip Jenkins initiated in addition to focusing on a few new priorities.

Looking back at an unforgettable year

5/1/2021
As TBA Chairman Chip Jenkins' term comes to an end, he reflects on all of TBA's accomplishments over the past year -- despite the many challenges the industry has faced.

May issue dedicated to Olivia Carmichael Solis

5/1/2021
On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Texas Bankers Association, we proudly dedicate this May 2021 issue of Texas Banking to our dear friend and colleague Olivia Carmichael Solis.

Community Banker Spotlight: Shea Ferland

5/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Shea Ferland, SVP & HR Manager, FirstCapital Bank of Texas, Midland

The pandemic and continuing supervisory guidelines

5/1/2021
Through these difficult times, financial institutions created and revised policies and procedures to adjust and continue to provide excellent service to customers.

TBA offers all-new mobile app

4/1/2021
The Texas Bankers Association is pleased to announce the launch of the new TBA mobile app. Available to download for free on iOS and Android, the app offers simple and easy access to TBA-related events, news and more.