TEXAS GULF BANK, N.A. EXPANDS INTO FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS
Bay Area becomes the bank's eighth location along the Texas Gulf Coast
HOUSTON, TX January 3, 2011: Texas Gulf Bank is proud to announce the opening of a new location in Friendswood, Texas. Located at 1100 S. Friendswood Dr. Ste. B, the new Bay Area branch brings the total number of Texas Gulf Bank locations to eight.
Texas Gulf Bank offers business and personal depository and lending services. Texas Gulf Bank's Bay Area branch will be led by respected banker Loy W. Trevino, who brings 26 years of experience in middle market commercial lending, executive and professional lending, financial analysis, and underwriting to his new role. Also joining the Bay Area team are Traci Garcia, VP Lending, who brings 33 years of experience in community banking and Camille Jury, VP Lending, a 21 year community banking veteran. All three have been members of the Friendswood banking community for over two decades.
"For nearly 100 years, Texas Gulf Bank has grown in a stable and conservative fashion with a focus on credit quality,” said Jimmy Brown, CEO of Texas Gulf Bank. He added, "Texas Gulf Bank currently has more than $38 million in equity capital which enables us to help build businesses.”
This new Bay Area branch reaffirms our commitment to the businesses and residents of the Texas Gulf Coast, said Brown. He continued, "The Bay Area location is part of our ongoing strategic growth plan and it builds upon our continued success in providing hometown personal service backed by a substantial lending capacity. This new branch will provide new jobs, financing for Bay Area business owners, and support for the community.”
"As a lifelong Friendswood resident, I know this community, its businesses and its residents. When customers come into Texas Gulf Bank Bay Area, they will speak face-to-face with a local decision-maker who knows them by name,” said Loy W. Trevino, Bay Area President.
About Texas Gulf Bank
Texas 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 Houston, 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.