Sam Longoria Joins American Bank’s Private Banking Team

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX | February 6, 2019

American Bank is pleased to announce that Sam Longoria has joined its Private Banking team as a Commercial Lending and Private Banking Officer. He is located at the bank’s Uptown Corpus Christi branch at 711 N. Carancahua. Making the announcement was Mark Meyer, President - South Texas Region of American Bank.

“I am pleased to announce that Sam Longoria has joined our exceptional team of Private Bankers,” stated Meyer. “Sam’s strong Corpus Christi ties and highly personalized, responsive approach to customer service characterize American Bank’s philosophy and values,” Meyer added. “We are excited to have him join us, as we build upon our commitment to uniquely serve the financial needs of local businesses,” Meyer continued.

About Sam Longoria

Sam LongoriaLongoria comes to American Bank with over nine years of financial institution experience, most recently serving as Vice President – Business Banking with BBVA Compass Bank with responsibility for generating new commercial relationships and managing current relationships with commercial clients.  In his new role at American Bank, Longoria will be responsible for serving the lending, deposit, and financial services needs of Private Banking clients throughout the Corpus Christi area.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. Very active in the community, Longoria currently volunteers in a number of local organizations including the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and the Corpus Christi Education Foundation as a director and Finance Committee member. He is past president of the Young Business Professionals of the Coastal Bend, and president and Finance Committee member of the Corpus Christi Leadership Alumni.  He also serves on the Del Mar College Business Advisory Committee, and the Corpus Christi ISD’s District Advisory Team. He is a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi Class XLII.

About American Bank

American Bank was founded in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1970.  It is an independent financial institution with assets totaling nearly $1.4 billion as of September 30, 2018.  The bank now has 16 locations in the communities of Austin, Corpus Christi, Goliad, Houston, Port Aransas, Rockport, San Antonio and Victoria.  It also operates a network of 18 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. 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 for executives and professionals; Treasury Management services; construction and home-related loans; and a full range 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.

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