Juan D. Nichols, Chairman of BT Holdings, Inc., the parent company of BankTexas, announced January 16 the election of Bob Dyer to the position of Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BankTexas.
Dyer is a Tyler native and comes to BankTexas from Texas Bank and Trust in Longview where he has been since 1978 serving as President from 1983 to 1995 and as Vice Chairman since 1995. “Bob brings invaluable banking experience specific to East Texas,” commented Nichols. “We welcome his extensive knowledge and his leadership as we implement an aggressive business plan at BankTexas over the coming years.”
BankTexas is also welcoming Lori Sirman and Worth Jackson who have each been named Executive Vice Presidents of BankTexas for Tyler and Longview. Sirman has been with Texas Bank and Trust for four years and previously held positions in Tyler with Regions Bank and Bank One. Jackson is a native of Longview and after a period with Bank of America and a Longview community bank has been with Texas Bank and Trust since 2001.
Troy Robinson, who has served as President and CEO of BankTexas for the past 13 years, will continue his service to the organization as President and Chief Operating Officer with expanded responsibilities in the areas of bank operations.
“The past 34 years have been a wonderful experience with so many friends and customer relationships,” said Dyer. “We are very excited about the opportunity to continue serving the banking needs of East Texas as we align interests with Troy and the BankTexas staff in executing a unique business model focused on a people first culture”