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Guaranty Bancorp Names Paul Taylor CEO & President

  • Posted: 05/4/2011
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DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–On May 3, 2011, the Board of Directors of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK) (the “Company”) appointed Paul W. Taylor as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, conditioned upon the approval of the Company’s regulators. Mr. Taylor will also be appointed CEO and President of the Company’s bank subsidiary, Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, subject to the approval CONTINUE READING >>

Square 1 Names Doug Bowers to Serve as President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Posted: 03/28/2011
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The Boards of Directors of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Bowers to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank (“Square 1”). Mr. Bowers has had a broad career in the financial services industry, including over 25 years of experience with CONTINUE READING >>

Carlile Bancshares Completes Acquisition of Two Austin Banks

  • Posted: 03/2/2011
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AUSTIN, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Carlile Bancshares, Inc. of Fort Worth finalized the acquisitions of Treaty Oak Bank of Austin and Community State Bank of Austin on February 10, 2011.  The banks will be merged during the second quarter of 2011 under the name Treaty Oak Bank.  The combined bank will have approximately $140 million in assets and $18 million in capital. Ronald W. CONTINUE READING >>

BankFIRST Ranked “#1 Small Business Lender in Florida” for Second Consecutive Year

  • Posted: 02/22/2011
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Donald J. McGowan, President and CEO of BankFIRST announced today that the bank has retained its standing as the “#1 Small Business Lender in Florida.” This marks the second consecutive year that BankFIRST has secured the top position, as ranked by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration from call reports of all Florida financial institutions in CONTINUE READING >>