American Bank has announced that David Edwards has joined its Victoria branch as a Senior Commercial Lending Officer. Making the announcement was Randy Price, Victoria Market President.
“I am excited to announce that David Edwards has joined American Bank’s highly experienced team of local banking professionals, which now totals almost 130 years of service to the Victoria area,” stated Price. “David has been a leader in the Victoria community for many years, both professionally and personally. He is committed to making our area an even better place to live and work, building personal long-term relationships with his clients and delivering the financial solutions they need to succeed. In short, David is a perfect fit for American Bank’s distinctive style of banking,” Price added.
American Bank’s Victoria branch offers a full range of financial solutions including personal deposit accounts and loans; business deposit accounts and all types of business loans, including those for commercial real estate purposes; a full suite of Treasury Management products and services; Private Banking and Wealth Management services, including comprehensive trust and fiduciary offerings; and mortgage loans.
About David Edwards
Edwards comes to American Bank with over 37 years of financial institution experience, the last 32 of which have been in Victoria with Victoria Bank & Trust and Wells Fargo Bank. Most recently, he served as Business Banking Manager with Wells Fargo, managing the bank’s Business Banking relationship management team. In his new role at American Bank, Edwards will have similar responsibilities, providing commercial banking services to Victoria and the surrounding areas.
Edwards holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He is an active member of the Victoria community and currently serves on the Victoria County United Way Board of Directors and the Victoria Symphony Society Board of Directors. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Victoria Economic Development Corporation.
About American Bank
American Bank is committed to be a leading Texas regional bank by leveraging its strength as a community bank with a reputation for emphasizing client relationships and serving the communities in which it operates. The bank was founded in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1970 and entered the Victoria market in 2007. It is an independent financial institution with assets totaling nearly $1.6 billion as of December 31, 2019 and 14 locations in the communities of Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Rockport, Goliad and Victoria. It also operates a network of 19 ATMs. The bank’s strategic plan includes growth in the size and scope of the bank’s operations and geographic footprint; an enhanced, exceptional banking experience for clients; and a position as a leading regional Texas bank by 2022. Services include commercial banking, with Centers of Excellence specializing in commercial real estate, medical, energy, SBA and technology lending; a full range of business and personal deposit accounts and loans; Private Banking and Wealth Management for executives and professionals; Treasury Management services; home-related loans; and a full suite of electronic banking services. In addition, the bank’s subsidiaries and other partners offer trust and asset management, insurance, and non-bank investment services. Those partners include American Bank Trust and Asset Management, the American Financial Insurance Services affiliate Borden Insurance, and American Investment Services, a division of Herndon Plant Oakley Ltd., member FINRA/SIPC. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.