D. HAHN APPOINTED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, COMMERCIAL LENDING FOR TEXAS
GULF BANK HOUSTON
HOUSTON, TX, January 6, 2011: Christian D. Hahn has been appointed Senior Vice-President,
Commercial Lending of Texas Gulf Bank, N.A. - Houston, an
independently owned and operated bank established in 1913. Hahn will focus on expanding Texas Gulf Bank
Houston’s commercial client base by providing business loans, commercial lines
of credit, and flexible lending solutions to growing businesses in the Houston
Hahn brings 23 years of experience in the financial
services industry. Prior to joining Texas Gulf Bank Houston, Hahn was President
of the Clear Lake branch and SVP of Commercial Lending for Independence Bank,
N.A., Houston, where he managed a significant loan and deposit portfolio and a
strong customer following. Previous positions include VP Business Banking for
Bank of Texas (formerly Bank of Tanglewood), VP Business Banking for Compass
Bank, VP/Credit Analyst for Sterling Bank, and Private Banking Relationship
Manager for Northern Trust Bank.
"Christian brings a wealth of banking
experience and a successful history of managing substantial commercial loan
relationships. Having worked with him previously, I can attest to his commitment
to protecting the best interests of his clients, his willingness to understand
his customer’s business and his dedication to delivering exceptional personal
service. I am pleased to team back up with Christian,” said Richard W. Jochetz,
president of Texas Gulf Bank.
am excited about joining Texas Gulf Bank Houston for several reasons. First:
The bank’s proven track record of stable and successful operations. It’s not every day that you get to work for
an organization that has been successful for almost 100 years. Second: I’ve previously had the pleasure of
working with several members of the current Texas Gulf Bank executive team.
They are upstanding individuals who place a premium on client service and
responsiveness, which mirrors my own personal philosophy. Third: Texas Gulf Bank boasts a substantial
loan capacity, which will allow me to quickly expand our commercial lending
business,” said Hahn.
earned a BBA in Finance from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a licensed Texas
Real Estate Broker. He is a former Director and Finance Committee Chair for SH
Celera Capital Corporation, a private multiple million dollar business
About Texas Gulf Bank
Gulf Bank is an independently owned and operated community bank that offers a
full range of personal and business banking services, personal and business
loans, cash management services, trust services, and wealth management, through
eight locations in Brazoria County, Galveston County, and Harris County, Texas.
Established in 1913 in Freeport,
Texas, the bank has a reputation
for strength, stability and prudent capital management. Texas Gulf Bank’s capital far exceeds
regulation guidelines and they have a substantial loan capacity. Texas Gulf
Bank holds a four star Safe & Sound rating from
Bankrate.com and a five star rating from BauerFinancial.