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American Bank Names Chief Credit Officer

Chartwell Partners’ Financial services team was retained by American Bank to recruit for a new Chief Credit Officer and is excited to announce that David Doherty recently joined the American Bank team.

Mr. Doherty served as Credit Officer at Bank One, a multibank holding company, and most recently, as Executive Credit Officer at IberiaBank, the largest bank in Louisiana with headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana.

American Bank is a $1.3 billion, privately-held community bank headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas and with executive offices also in Austin, Texas. Since their inception in 1970, American Bank has guided individuals into early retirement, provided financial solutions for generations of families and helped business owners and companies prosper and succeed. Today, American Bank employs over 300 team members and operates 16 locations throughout the Corpus Christi and Coastal Bend areas as well as the Austin and Victoria markets. The bank has recently implemented a comprehensive strategic plan to grow the bank in Texas as they seek to move into new markets and operate as a Texas regional bank.

“David was a clear fit for American Bank and we are excited to follow American Bank’s future with their new Chief Credit Officer in place,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of the firm’s Financial Services Practice.

Chartwell Partners is a national, retained boutique search firm specializing in executive leadership recruitment. Chartwell Partners was founded in 2005 and is comprised of expert teams to serve a range of industries from its principal offices in Dallas and Chicago. Chartwell’s Financial Services Team leads executive search engagements for Financial Institutions with $500M to $100B+ in assets, such as Regional Banks, Commercial and Community Banks, Private Banking, and Wealth Management Firms. Industry knowledge and network access drive the Financial Services team’s process to recruit senior executives for culture compatibility and leadership longevity.

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