Notice of the Members Meeting
TrustTexas Bank Announces Promotion - Kristie Tieken
TrustTexas Bank is proud to announce that Kristie Tieken has been recently promoted to Senior Vice President – Loan Operations. Kristie was born and raised in Cuero, Texas and has been with TrustTexas Bank for 22 years. She started out with TrustTexas Bank as a vocational student when she was a senior in high school, successfully worked her way up to Branch Manager in Cuero and served in that position for 10 years. After transferring to the Loan Department as VP of Credit Administration, she was transitioned into VP Loan Operations Technical Support Manager before this most recent promotion to SVP Loan Operations. Kristie served on the Cuero Turkeyfest Board for 10 years, working as Treasurer for a majority of those years. TrustTexas Bank appreciates Kristie’s loyalty and values her dedication to the bank as well as to the community.
TrustTexas Bank Announces Promotion - Miranda Corpus
TrustTexas Bank is proud to announce that Miranda Corpus has been recently promoted to Senior Vice President – Retail Service Administrator. In this new role, Miranda will manage the Deposit Operations Department, ensure the department is in compliance and lead in the implementation of new products, services and system changes. Miranda is a native of Cuero, Texas and lives in Cuero with her husband and three children. She has been with TrustTexas Bank for 13 years, where she started out as a teller. She then worked as an Assistant Branch Manager, transitioned to the Deposit Operations Department in 2008, then 5 years later was promoted to Assistant VP/Deposit Operations Manager. One year after that in 2014, she was promoted to VP/Deposit Operations Manager, where she has served for the last 5 years before this most recent promotion to Senior VP – Retail Service Administrator. Miranda enjoys volunteering with various community events and has served on the Advisory Board for St. Michael’s School as well as Treasurer for Cuero Blue Santa. TrustTexas Bank values Miranda’s expertise and dedication to the bank as well as to the community.
Remodeling Cuero Branch
Attention Cuero Branch Customers: We are remodeling our building to serve you better. Construction will begin the second week of October. The customer parking lot and lobby entrance on Courthouse Street will be temporarily closed. Our customer parking lot on Church Street will be available, and the drive-thru will remain open for normal hours. We apologize for any inconvenience caused during this time.
TrustTexas Bank Announces New Board Member
TrustTexas Bank is proud to announce the newest member of their Board of Directors, Mr. Cliff Weber. Mr. Weber was voted from Advisory Director to full Director at TrustTexas Bank’s August 28th board meeting. He is a native of Cuero, TX and the Owner and President of Weber Motor Company in Cuero. As an accomplished business leader with over 39 years of experience in the automotive retail industry, he will be a great asset to the Board. Weber has served the Cuero community in many ways, such as board member of the Cuero Chamber of Commerce, President of Cuero Lions Club, President of DeWitt Medical Foundation, President of Cuero Golf Association, President and Founding Member of the Guadalupe Valley Chapter of CCA Texas, and as member of Texas Automobile Dealers Association. TrustTexas Bank is honored to have Cliff Weber as a part of their Board of Directors and looks forward to the benefits of his leadership abilities and experience. “He will be a wonderful addition to the group that leads this fine institution.”, states Mr. Jay Howard, President and CEO of TrustTexas Bank. TrustTexas Bank was established in 1921, currently has 6 locations, and continues to grow across Texas as an innovative, customer-focused, full service bank.
TrustTexas Bank Announces Advisory Board Member
TrustTexas Bank is proud to welcome Mr. Fielding Hickey as an Advisory Board member. Mr. Hickey was born and raised in Cuero, Texas and is an accomplished entrepreneur and business owner. He is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Journalism/Advertising. After graduating, Mr. Hickey opened an IT consulting company, Blue Notebook Media. In 2018, he co-founded Encompass Technologies, LLC with locations in Cuero and Boerne, Texas, providing construction management software. His professional experience and talents will be valuable assets to TrustTexas Bank. Mr. Hickey has served his community in many ways, such as Vice President, President and Past President of the Cuero Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture & Visitors Center. He and his wife currently reside in Boerne, Tx. TrustTexas Bank is honored to have Fielding Hickey as an Advisory Board member and welcomes his contributions to their efforts as an innovative, growing bank across Texas.
TrustTexas Bank Wins Statewide Best of Community Banking Awards
The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT)—the largest state community banking association in the nation—recently honored TrustTexas Bank with two Best of Community Banking (BOCB) Awards. It received a gold award in the bank culture category and a silver award in the marketing category.
2018 marks the 27th year that IBAT has celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of Texas community banks with the BOCB Award. Community banks, such as TrustTexas Bank, play a critical role in their local areas. The Best of Community Banking competition is designed to honor banks for their commitment to helping their customers, employees, neighbors and community. BOCB Awards recognize community banks throughout the state for their innovation, creativity and success in fulfilling a specific community or internal need. Each submission received a gold, silver or bronze award in one of five categories: bank culture, community service, financial literacy, marketing and architectural design.
To receive the gold award in the bank culture category, TrustTexas Bank submitted a written narrative and design board entitled “Discover the TrustTexas Bank Universe – Out of This World Since 1921” describing how the bank stands out from others. The bank is not just a community bank, it is a family made up of eighty individuals that work together to make their communities a better place to live and stand by the following core values in their work and personal lives: Friendliness, Teamwork, Trustworthiness, High Quality Service, and Commitment.
For the silver award in the marketing category, the bank submitted a second written narrative and design board entitled, “TrustTexas Bank is Out of ‘Site’ – Website Liftoff 2018” detailing the bank’s Website Redesign Project. The redesigned website reflects the progress TrustTexas Bank is making to provide their customers with the best experience – from in-person to online.
All BOCB gold, silver and bronze winners were on display during IBAT’s 44th Annual Convention in San Antonio, September 22-25, 2018.