LOY W. TREVINO APPOINTED BAY AREA PRESIDENT FOR TEXAS GULF BANK, N.A. - FRIENDSWOOD
HOUSTON, TX, November 10, 2010: Loy W. Trevino has been appointed President of Texas Gulf Bank Bay Area, an independently owned and operated bank established in 1913. Trevino will oversee Texas Gulf Bank's expansion into Friendswood, bringing the total number of branches across the Texas Gulf Coast to eight. Trevino has full responsibility for all bank operations including the development of new products and services, increasing the bank's business and consumer base, and developing new business relationships with small to medium sized businesses throughout the Friendswood area.
Trevino brings 26 years of experience in the banking industry. He began his career in 1984 as Assistant Vice President for Wells Fargo Bank (formerly Allied Bancshares) where he was responsible for middle market commercial lending, executive and professional lending, financial analysis and underwriting. In 1992 Trevino joined Sterling Bank as Vice President where he cultivated and managed a $50MM loan portfolio. In 1997, Trevino moved to Wallis State Bank and as Senior Vice President he developed and managed the second largest asset portfolio in the bank's history.
In 2002 Trevino became Bay Area Regional Manager and Executive Vice President of First Community Bank. During his tenure he managed a portfolio of Harris and Galveston County banks with total assets of $325MM. He served as Advisory Director to the Board and managed the sale of the bank to Wells Fargo Bank in 2005. Most recently Trevino built and started Patriot Bank's presence in Friendswood, Texas where he served as Bay Area President and Corporate Executive Vice President and grew the bank to $100MM in deposits in the first year of existence.
"With a 97-year history of community-based banking, we welcome the opportunity to introduce our banking services to Friendswood businesses and residents," said Jimmy Brown, president and CEO of Texas Gulf Bank. "Loy and his team bring a wealth of experience and deep, local community connections; together, they will embed Texas Gulf Bank's relationship based and high-touch approach to community banking even further into the Bay Area."
"Texas Gulf Bank's philosophy of outstanding customer service, flexibility, local decision making, and building a personal relationship with customers mirrors my own," said Trevino. He continued, "When you bank with Texas Gulf Bank, you get more than just an account number. You get a banker who knows you by name. I feel they will be an asset to Friendswood and I'm looking forward to introducing them to my hometown."
Trevino is a life-long resident of Friendswood and a well-respected community leader. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Cossa Boom YMCA, a Founding Director of Friendswood Community Church and Friendswood Education Foundation, and is the Director of Hope for the Village Home for the Mentally Disabled. Trevino was instrumental in bringing Young Life to Friendswood and has been an active Young Life volunteer since 1985.
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. For more information, visit www.texasgulfbank.com.