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American Bank SVP, Chief HR Officer

Chartwell Partners’ Financial services team was retained by American Bank to recruit for a new for a Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer position, and is excited to announce that Ben Hughes recently joined the American Bank team.

Mr. Hughes served as Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources at Comerica Bank, a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and most recently, as Head of Human Resources, Americas at Hudson Advisors, a registered investment advisor headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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.

“A Chief Human Resources Officer is a linchpin executive to a growing organization to ensure that forthcoming talent meets that company’s human capital criteria. Ben was the best person to lead the this charge,” 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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