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TransPecos Banks President and Chief Executive Officer Completion Announcement

TransPecos Banks, SSB engaged Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Team to recruit and present a new President and Chief Executive Officer. Chartwell Partners announces that Michael “Mike” Kozub, formerly with USAA was selected for the role.

As an experienced executive leader and business technologist, Mike is well positioned to execute TransPecos Bank’s primary mission to provide clients with caring service and creative solutions that consistently exceed their expectations. Using advanced data and analytics, at both USAA and Nationwide, Mike has been a leader in innovation enabling his organizations to target products and services delivering an excellent customer experience. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and former Navy pilot Mike proudly served his country from 1995 to 2002. After his tenure in the Navy, he earned his MBA from Harvard University and worked for McKinsey & Company prior to entering the financial services industry.

“Mike’s background in digital banking operations, data sciences, and change leadership is perfectly suited to lead TransPecos into the future,” remarked Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell’s financial services practice.

About Transpecos Banks, SSB

TransPecos Banks, SSB is a Texas state savings bank and member of the Federal Reserve System with total assets of $191 million as of December 31, 2017. 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

As a leader in banking executive search Scott Petty is repeatedly called upon by community banks across the country to meet their C-Suite and senior leadership talent needs. Working across all functional areas of expertise (Board Director, CEO, CFO, Technologists, Market Leaders, etc.), Scott Petty and his team pride themselves on being one of the best executive search firm recruiting teams in the nation. Each retained search is senior partner led, enabling Chartwell Partners to provide a more personal and highly engaged experience for both clients and candidates throughout the executive recruitment process.