Earnings surge at Texas Trust Credit Union


The Arlington-based institution made gains across several metrics in 2020, including loan growth of 22%, driven in part by the mortgage refi boom.



This credit union is going after Chase cardholders. Will other lenders do same?


After digging deep into member data, Randolph-Brooks FCU in Texas developed a marketing campaign aimed at persuading JPMorgan Chase clients to switch to the credit union's own card. It's an effort its peers could imitate.


Credit unions across Texas dig out after historic winter storm


A severe cold snap in the state has tested financial institutions unaccustomed to such weather-related disruption.


Lower taxes, more M&A: Behind a California bank’s move to Texas


First Foundation is relocating its corporate headquarters to Dallas, where the tax burden is lighter and it sees more opportunity to beef up lending, add wealth management clients and pursue acquisitions of community banks.


First Community in Texas names successor as CEO retires


T.J. Tijerina, a 16-year employee at the Houston-based credit union, has taken over as president and CEO in advance of Ron Downing’s retirement later this year.


NCUA bans two former credit union employees from industry


In December, the National Credit Union Administration barred the individuals from working in the financial services sector for taking money from their institutions for personal use.


CUTX ramps up testing for COVID, antibodies


The Allen, Texas-based institution is crediting a robust on-site medical program with helping keep staff and members safe.


Allied Federal Credit Union names new CEO


Tonia Clark will leave Las Colinas FCU to take the helm of $116 million-asset Allied.


Happy State expanding share of West Texas market with acquisition


The Amarillo bank is buying First National Bank of Tahoka, continuing the industry’s consolidation in the state.