Community Banking

Meet TBA Chairman Rusty Rust

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

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.

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.

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.

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 virtual chairman

4/1/2021
Although our nation is making great strides in defeating the coronavirus, I’m afraid I will be ending my term as Chairman in the same way in which I began it. Yes, virtually.

Community Banker Spotlight: George Martinez

4/1/2021
Community Banker Spotlight featuring George Martinez, Chairman of Allegiance Bancshares and Vice Chairman of Allegiance Bank in Houston

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.

'Special session'

4/1/2021
The pandemic has changed the way Austin and our lawmakers conduct business. It is historic.

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: Danny Buck

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

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.

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.

Community Banker Spotlight: Chiquita Board

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

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.

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