Independent Financial Names Danny App as Executive Vice President, Head of Operations

Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Danny App has joined Independent Financial as Executive Vice President, Head of Operations. In this newly-created role, App will have oversight of loan, deposit, and treasury operations, in addition to various operational and technology initiatives to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Independent’s back office. App bring a successful career in banking with broad roles covering nearly every aspect of bank operations. He most recently served as Director of Operations and Processing with First National Bank of Pennsylvania.
“Danny will be a tremendous addition to the Independent Bank leadership team and will play a critical role allowing the bank to continue scaling profitably,” said Sean O’Neal, Principal of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice. “Danny is a rare find and will fit well with Independent’s performance culture.”

Independent Financial
Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBTX) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independent Financial, provides a wide range of relationship-driven commercial banking products and services tailored to meet the needs of businesses, professionals and individuals. Independent Bank Group operates in four market regions located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, and Houston areas in Texas and the Colorado Front Range area, including Denver, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins.

About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a retained senior executive and board of director search firm. Founded in 2005, the firm serves a variety of industries across the nation. Chartwell’s Financial Services Practice, led by Scott Petty, has conducted more than 300 successful executive search assignments for over 50 clients during the last decade. The team prides themselves on their reputation of consistency, confidentiality, and long-term success of their placements.