Valued client TransPecos Banks, SSB recently partnered with Scott Petty and his banking executive search team to recruit a new Chief Credit Officer for the bank. In 2018, the firm also successfully recruited a new President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Kozub.
“We were so pleased to be back in the market on behalf of TransPecos Banks, helping Mike build out his team.” remarked Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell’s financial services practice. “With the hire of Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer Ralph Kramer we conclude this important banking executive search engagement and look forward to our next opportunity to work with Transpecos.”
A Texas A&M graduate, Ralph developed a strong foundation upon which to build a community banking career spending 6+ years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Thereafter, holding increasingly responsible roles in the credit organizations of Bayshore National Bank, Amegy Bank and most recently as SVP, Senior Credit Officer at Icon Bank, Ralph brings a wealth of experience to the Transpecos Chief Credit Officer role.
About Transpecos Banks, SSB
TransPecos Banks, SSB is a Texas state savings bank and member of the Federal Reserve System with total assets of $224 million as of December 31, 2018. TransPecos is committed to providing the highest level of customer care and leadership in the communities it serves by attracting, training, and developing a talent-based organization dedicated to the welfare of its people while providing an above average return to its shareholders through innovative business strategies.
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 banking executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. They are regularly called upon by clients in the Commercial Banking, Community Banking and Real Estate Sectors to recruit for the C-Suite and pride themselves on being function agnostic. Each retained search is senior partner led enabling Chartwell Partners to tap into an extensive network for every banking executive search conducted.