Community Banking

Community Banker Spotlight: Danny Buck

3/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Danny Buck, President and CEO at Lone Star Capital Bank, San Antonio

Now more than ever, Bankers Alliance is here to support

3/1/2021
Launched in 2011, Compliance Alliance quickly established itself as the go-to compliance resource for Texas banks.

Five reasons to start blogging

3/1/2021
There are several essentials to develop SEO-friendly blog content. But when you do it right, you have the advantage. Creating and maintaining a regular blog presence can be really good business for a community bank.

Weather at its worst, bankers at their best

3/1/2021
As we go to print for the March edition of Texas Banking, it is the end of an icy February week that brought our state its worst winter weather event in decades.

Community Banker Spotlight: Chiquita Board

2/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Chiquita Board, Vice President and Foundation Specialist at Truist Foundation, Austin

Understanding the endorsement process

2/1/2021
This month, I am going to focus on a subsidiary of TBA that is very near and dear to my heart: the TBA Services Company Inc.

Holding the line

2/1/2021
Banks have led as economic first responders during the pandemic, even as some government partners changed the rules of the Paycheck Protection Program and other relief efforts.

Woodforest launches first Virtual Woodforest Foundry

1/1/2021
Woodforest National Bank teamed up with LiftFund Dallas/Fort Worth Women’s Business Center to launch its first virtual/online Woodforest Foundry.

Staying in touch with our elected officials

1/1/2021
Because of the pandemic, 2021 is not going to be like traditional legislative years. Even though the session will look and feel different, we still have work to do on behalf of our industry.

A new year brings new opportunities

1/1/2021
The dawn of 2021 provides the opportunity to turn the page and to have fresh perspective.

Community Banker Spotlight: Holli McClain

1/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Holli McClain, Senior vice president and CFO at First Bank of Wichita falls

Happy State Bank to acquire First National Bank of Tahoka

1/1/2021
In a joint statement, J. Pat Hickman, chairman of Happy State Bank, and Frederick B. Hegi Jr., chairman of First National Bank of Tahoka, announced that Happy State Bank is acquiring, through a merger, First National Bank of Tahoka.

BancorpSouth Bank to acquire National United Bancshares

1/1/2021
BancorpSouth Bank, based in Tupelo, Mississippi, has agreed to acquire Gatesville-based National United Bancshares Inc., the parent company of National United.

Nurturing or future bankers

1/1/2021
New TBA Student Membership Program offers insight into TBA offerings and legislative and regulatory priorities

A light in the dark

12/1/2020
With the challenges and change that 2020 threw at the banking industry, one thing we can say about the year is that it gave Texas bankers the opportunity to shine.

Woodforest National Bank continues branch expansion

12/1/2020
Woodforest National Bank currently operates over 750 branches in 17 states across the United States.

Community Banker Spotlight: Lizzie Wiliams

12/1/2020
Community Banker Spotlight featuring Lizzie Williams, Community Development Director/VP at Amarillo National Bank

First Financial named one of America’s best banks

12/1/2020
First Financial Bankshares’ wholly owned subsidiary, First Financial Bank, N.A., has been named to Newsweek’s inaugural listing of America’s Best Banks-2021.

TBA establishes ATM Smash and Grab Task Force

12/1/2020
The ATM smash and grab crime is particularly active in Texas, where a heat map put together by TBA staff revealed at least 139 incidents in our state, primarily in the eastern, central and northern areas of the state.

Happy State Bank acquires First Bank of Muleshoe

12/1/2020
J. Pat Hickman, chairman of Happy State Bank, and Tommy Gunstream, chairman of Muleshoe Bancshares Inc., announced that Happy State Bank is acquiring through a series of mergers Muleshoe Bancshares and its subsidiary, First Bank of Muleshoe.