Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Robert Bruce has recently joined Vista Bank as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Vista Bank, Mr. Bruce served as Chief Accounting Officer for Veritex Holdings, Inc.
Vista Bank is a $393M true community bank with 13 locations that provides personal and business banking services throughout Texas. The company was founded in 1912, based in Lubbock, Texas and formerly known as Security Bank before changing its name to Vista Bank in August 2008. Vista Bank operates as a subsidiary of Vista Bancshares, Inc. The Bank turned 100 years old on January 25, 2012, one of only a handful of 100 year old Texas banks still operated by the founding family. The bank doubled in size from 2008 to 2011 and will continue to grow and serve new customers with integrity. Expanding East and opening loan production offices in Fort Worth and Dallas most recently, Vista Bank continues to demonstrate a growing footprint and client base. While focusing on growth, the bank also remains steadfast on delivering the highest levels of customer service by leveraging the latest banking technologies, the highest levels of security and the upmost in convenience and service.
“Chartwell Partners is pleased to have served as the banking executive search firm for this engagement,“ said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of the firm’s Financial Services Practice.
Chartwell Partners was founded in 2005 by a group of global executive search firm Consultants who were interested in partnering to create a retained executive search firm with a more highly-engaged experience for both Clients and candidates. Today, the firm has a national Client base supported by offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia. Chartwell Partners specializes in retained executive searches in four specific industries: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare and Industrial. With its Financial Services expertise, Chartwell Partners’ Banking Executive Search Practice has been engaged by Clients to recruit board directors, functional or industry experts, and senior management for Regional Banks, Commercial Banks, and Community Banks.