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Mike Litzinger Joins American Bank As Head Of Internal Audit

Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Mike Litzinger on his new role as Director of Internal Audit at American Bank in Austin.  As Director of Internal Audit, Litzinger will be responsible for leading and developing the Internal Audit function. He brings a strong background in Internal Audit from the public accounting sector and will be a key strategic resource to American Bank. Litzinger has spent his entire career at BKD CPAs & Advisors, most recently as Audit Manager in their Financial Institutions Group practice.

“We are honored to continue our long-standing working relationship with American Bank on this Head of Internal Audit search. Mike is a fantastic fit for this role and will be able to grow with the bank for a long time to come,” said Sean O’Neal, Principal in Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice.



About American Bank

American Bank was founded in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1970. It is an independent financial institution with assets totaling $1.9 billion as of December 31, 2020 and 13 locations in the Texas communities of Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Rockport, Goliad and Victoria. 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. Services include Commercial Banking, with Centers of Excellence specializing in commercial real estate, medical, energy, SBA and technology lending; a full range of Personal and Business Banking services, including business and personal deposit accounts and loans; Private Banking and Wealth Management services, including Private Banking, Trust and non-bank investments; a full suite of technology-enabled Treasury Management services; home mortgage and construction-related loans; and a full range of electronic banking services. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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. We are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Mortgage Sectors to recruit C-Suite and other senior executives. As a top executive search firm, it is our job and privilege to meet the executive recruiting needs of our clients.