American Bank recently announced its expansion into the San Antonio market, adding a local group of seasoned bankers to its team. Scott Petty, managing partner and veteran executive recruiter was retained by the bank and led the efforts on this important project.
Making the announcement via press release, Steve Raffaele, President and Chief Operating Officer said, “I am extremely pleased to announce our entry into the San Antonio market with a highly experienced team, each of whom already has strong ties to that community and to Central Texas. A team of this caliber at American Bank in San Antonio significantly enhances our ability to grow and serve the central Texas market.”
Joining the bank as San Antonio Market President is Jennifer Wilkinson. Members of the San Antonio team include newly hired officers Barrett Tondre, Senior Commercial Lender, and Teree Jendrusch, Commercial Lending Officer. Dana Syring has also joined the team as Client Relationship Associate. Rounding out the San Antonio group is Clayton Hoover, an Assistant Relationship Manager who has already been working with the bank in the San Antonio area.
About American Bank
American Bank was founded in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1970. It is an independent financial institution with assets totaling nearly $1.4 billion as of September 30, 2018. The bank now has 15 locations in the communities of Austin, Corpus Christi, Goliad, Houston, Port Aransas, Rockport, San Antonio and Victoria. It also operates a network of 18 ATMs. The bank’s strategic plan includes growth in the size and scope of the bank’s operations and geographic footprint; an enhanced, exceptional banking experience for clients; and a position as a leading regional Texas bank by 2022.
About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a national, retained search firm founded in 2005 specializing in executive and board of director leadership recruitment. Partner Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. As well-known bank executive recruiters, Petty’s team is regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, and Community Banking Sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives across all functional areas of expertise. As a top C-Suite recruiting / executive search firm, it is the firm’s job and privilege to meet the talent acquisition needs of a wide array of clients.