The Texas Bankers Association’s 5th Annual Strategic Opportunities and M&A Conference, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a forum for financial industry leaders to share their perspectives on bank leadership, and to explore strategic opportunities and challenges that exist in community banking. The Conference this year hosted a discussion by the Banker Panel.
John Holt, President and CEO of Dallas-based NexBank Capital, Inc., participated in the Banker Panel, contributing his insights on “Reinventing Community Banking: Perspectives on Competing by Innovation.” The panel discussion took place on Monday, November 7, 2016 and provided the context for Mr. Holt to share his banking expertise and to highlight some of the unique opportunities offered by community banks like NexBank.
NexBank is a regional bank with assets totaling nearly $8.4 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Its business lines include commercial banking, mortgage banking, investment banking and corporate advisory services. In 2016, NexBank was rated among the S&P Best-Performing U.S. Community Banks. NexBank is the 4th largest bank in Dallas and the 10th largest bank in the State of Texas.
NexBank was established in Terrell, Texas on November 30, 1934, under the name Terrell Federal Savings and Loan Association. On October 1, 1991, the institution became a mutual savings bank and changed its name to Heritage Savings Bank, SSB. On February 22, 2002, Heritage Savings Bank became a stock savings bank and one month later changed its name to Heritage Bank, SSB. In August 2004, the bank moved its headquarters from Terrell, Texas to Dallas, Texas and one year later changed its name to NexBank, SSB. The NexBank of today is an FDIC-insured financial institution, and is headquartered at 2515 McKinney Avenue in Dallas, Texas. As of the first quarter of 2018, NexBank had a workforce of 87 employees and assets totaling $8.37 billion.