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Texas Security Bank was chosen by the Dallas Business Journal in the 19th annual Best Places to Work Awards medium category.

These companies rose to the top of their categories based on an indexed score created via employee responses to a survey conducted by Quantum Workplace. There were over 380 nominated companies.

Texas Security Bank has been selected as one of four Leaders in Financial Education Award (LiFE) winners by the Texas Bankers Foundation.

The bank was recently honored at the Texas Bankers Association’s 136th Annual Convention in Austin during a special awards luncheon on August 26. The Leaders in Financial Education Award (LiFE) acknowledges and honors Texas banks that are dedicated leaders in promoting consumer and financial education in their communities. “It is our great pleasure to recognize this year’s LiFE Award recipients. This award celebrates the banks and bankers who are dedicated leaders in promoting financial education,” said Chris Furlow, president & CEO of the Texas Bankers Association. “Those recognized this year have had a significant impact on their communities and we are honored to congratulate them on their efforts.”

Dallas Business Journal Article – Bank CEOs are getting older. That could drive M&A.

As many community banks look to the future, some could be eyeing to sell because they don't have a succession plan. Others could be foregoing a succession plan because they're looking to sell.

A Buyer’s Market For Banks | Bank Director

Texas Security Bank’s EVP/CFO, Drew Keith, is interviewed by the managing editor of Bank Director. He discusses how the current environment is a buyer’s market for banks.

Ben Parkey Named As One Of The Texas Bankers Association 2021 Emerging Leader Award Winners

Fourteen Texas bankers have been selected by the Texas Bankers Foundation as emerging leaders in the banking industry. Launched in 2019 by the Texas Bankers Foundation in collaboration with the Bank Leadership Council, the award honors bankers who have had a positive impact on the banking industry and who represent the best values of Texas community banking. Ben Parkey, Market President/SVP at Texas Security Bank was named as one of the 2021 Emerging Leader Award winners.

Dallas Business Journal Article – Fintechs help local institutions compete in ever-crowded digital banking space

Texas Security Bank’s Founder and CEO, Craig Scheef is quoted in this article. As the COVID-19 pandemic pressured financial institutions to hit the gas on advancing technological capabilities, smaller local banks enlisted third-party and financial technology companies to penetrate the digital market.

Chris Jones, EVP at Texas Security Bank - Interview On the Jeff Crilley Show

Chris Jones discusses Texas Security Bank’s participation in both rounds of the PPP loan program and the Redbird Mall redevelopment project in South Dallas. He also discusses how Texas Security Bank differentiates themselves from other banks by providing education programs for owner managed businesses.

Dallas Business Journal Article - North Texas banks are looking to cut deals, but new executive order could rein in consolidation

Texas Security Bank’s Founder and CEO, Craig Scheef is quoted in this article. In North Texas, a post-pandemic rebound in bank mergers could be stifled by the latest executive order.

Listen to the Jeff Crilley Show Podcast on Dallas' RedBird Redevelopment

Texas Security Bank and Texas Brand Bank are making $13.5 million in construction loans for the build-out of the central, office portion of the Dallas’ Redbird the project at Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 67. The almost $200 million RedBird Reimagined development in Southwest Dallas includes offices, retail, apartments and a hotel.

New loan will finance next phase of Dallas’ RedBird redevelopment

Texas Security Bank and Texas Brand Bank are making $13.5 million in construction loans for the build-out of the central, office portion of the Dallas’ Redbird the project at Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 67. The almost $200 million RedBird Reimagined development in Southwest Dallas includes offices, retail, apartments and a hotel.

StrategicCFO360 article: Special Report: It’s Do Or Die Time For Finance Automation

Drew Keith, EVP/CFO at Texas Security Bank, is quoted in this StrategicCFO 360 article. From providing greater efficiencies to reducing costs to retaining talent, automation in finance and accounting has become imperative.

Dallas Morning News article: If your business missed out on the PPP program, here’s where else you can turn for money

Chris Jones, Executive Vice President/Founder/Chief Lending Officer, is quoted in this Dallas Morning News article that provides information on further assistance for small businesses.

Banks Releasing Loan Reserves Face Tricky Accounting Estimates as Economy Improves

Texas Security Bank CFO Drew Keith quoted in The Wall Street Journal article regarding banks releasing loan reserves as the economy improves. “The big takeaway we have is that you do have to be careful with the subjective part of it,” he said referring to forecasting losses under the standard. Mr. Keith said he plans to consider a mix of different economic forecasts, including those from research firms Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp., and ITR Economics.

2020 Annual Report | Texas Security Bankshares, Inc.

If ever a year demanded courage, it was the one we just endured. Faced with unprecedented challenges, business owners had to muster the utmost bravery to ensure the survival of our enterprises. Yet the fittest of us emerged stronger than ever. With keen vision and innate adaptability, we demonstrated the qualities that make the Champions of Free Enterprise a different breed: strength, courage and the power to overcome whatever impedes our progress. So we move ahead, always in sight of the next opportunity.

Getting Ahead of the PPP Curve: This Dallas-Based Bank Is Helping Businesses Outlast the Pandemic

Most people have no idea the risk business builders take," says Texas Security Bank CEO and Co-Founder Craig Scheef, who is inspired by working with entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses. His team reengineered the bank's processes to help customers with "lifeline loans" in 2020. Now they're continuing to process the next round of PPP application and forgiveness.

How Does A CFO Assess Risk Post-Pandemic?

Drew Keith, CFO/EVP of Texas Security Bank, talks with StrategicCFO360 about preserving flexibility, assessing risk after the pandemic and techniques for managing remote teams.

Faces of Banking

Texas Security Bank featured in D Magazine Faces of Banking. As a bank founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, Texas Security Bank (TSB) has redefined what it means to be a community bank and business partner since 2008.

Texas Security Bank in Top 10 PPP Round 2 Lenders to DFW Businesses

The first seven weeks of the second round of the Payment Protection Program show some familiar financial institutions taking the top spots in dollars loaned. Leaders from Texas Security Bank said PPP was core to their duty as financial institutions that serve North Texas. “(PPP) really accentuates the need for community banks,” said chairman and CEO of Texas Security Bank Craig Scheef in January. “Community banks are designed to basically go into an economic area that they're responsible for, and really provide leverage to the success of those businesses. So they know their market really well.” Texas Security bank was ranked sixth in the top Ten with $91,918,827 to date.

Texas Security Bank Wins 2021 Silver Stevie ® Award For Sales & Customer Service

Texas Security Bank proudly announces earning a Silver Stevie ® Award in the Sales & Customer Service category in the 15th annual Stevie Awards. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals.

D CEO Magazine announces the finalists for its 2021 Financial Executives Awards Program

Drew Keith, Executive Vice President/CFO/COO, at Texas Security Bank was named as a finalist by D CEO Magazine for its Financial Executive Awards program. This program is presented in partnership with the Dallas CPA Society, Financial Executives International, and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Meet the Finalists: Leaders From Texas Security Bank, MoneyGram, Zirtue, Payrix, and ImpactXPartners

Texas Security Bank Founder and CEO, Craig Scheef, was selected as a finalist by D CEO Magazine and Dallas Innovates for the second annual Innovation Award for the Finance category. The program honors companies, CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, entrepreneurs, and other leaders driving innovation in North Texas. Craig discusses the reengineering of the bank’s processes that were necessary to fund 944 PPP loans representing $245,918,333 and the lessons learned from that.

Here's how some community banks are preparing for the next round of PPP

The second round of PPP loans are kicking off. Community Banks are very important to helping entrepreneurs navigate this process through their hands on approach. Texas Security Bank is poised from their experience with the first draw to be a key resource for local business owners. Texas Security Bank did more than $221 million of first draw PPP loans.

Texas Security Bank increases cybersecurity precautions

Texas Security bank discusses increased cyber security protection through their partnerships with several key vendors protecting the bank’s systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Keeping the bank and their customers secure is a key focus and has a huge impact on successful operations for both the bank and their customers.

How this Texas community bank has been helping entrepreneurs through the pandemic

As the founder and CEO of a bank, Craig Scheef sees his role as a financial services provider and a member of a community of entrepreneurs. And the pandemic has allowed him to use his position to help other business owners during the crisis.

Press Kit

Texas Security Bank works seamlessly with small businesses. The pandemic allowed the Bank to demonstrate its commitment and partnership to business owners throughout the PPP process. Many banks talk about their superior customer service, but the pandemic allowed Texas Security Bank to prove that it is truly a differentiator for their business. The Bank’s true partnership with business owners, paired with its forward-thinking innovation and tools, makes it an example for community banks around the world.

2019 Annual Report

Even in challenging times, we stay on course. We reach deep, and we find new resolve.

Shon Cass Promoted to Regional Market President

Texas Security Bank announces the promotion of Shon Cass to Market President of their Northeast Region covering Garland, Rowlett, Rockwall and Mesquite. As a Founder and Senior Vice President, Shon has contributed to Texas Security Bank’s growth and success from day one. Shon and CEO Craig Scheef opened the Garland location in 2011.

2018 Annual Report

For some — reaching the peak is not enough. There is always the drive to achieve more. To soar to new levels.

Texas Security Bank Ranked in Top 50 U.S. Banks by Banker's Caddy

Independent bank performance analytics company Banker's Caddy named Texas Security Bank, also proudly independent, as number 49 in the list of top performing bank in the country. How significant is that? No other Dallas metroplex bank was ranked even in the top 100 U.S. banks.

East Central University Honors Craig Scheef

Scheef to receive distinguished alumni award at ECU’s evening of honors and recognition on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Dallas Business Journal

Our “Mission Statement” and “Core Values” are the fuel for our success. Texas Security Bank was built on the belief that helping business owners and operators succeed is the only way to do business. That’s why every decision we make, every product and service we offer, every client interaction we have, reflects that belief.

2017 Annual Report

A Decade of Elevating the Champions of Free Enterprise.

14 Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

14 Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

2016 Annual Report

Elevating the Champions of Free Enterprise.

2015 Annual Report

Award-winning strength and growth: these are the words that summarize the successful year Texas Security Bank had in 2015.

Texas Security Bank Rated Healthiest in North Texas, #5 in U.S.

Dallas-based Texas Security Bank ranked #1 in North Texas and #5 in the nation out of the 6,998 federally insured banks. With its inclusion on this year’s list, Texas Security is one of only 49 banks to make the list two years consecutively.

Dallas Business Journal: 13 DFW banks and credit unions among healthiest in America

Bank comparison site DepositAccounts release its 2015 list of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks/Credit Unions in America, and 13 North Texas locations made the rankings. Texas Security Bank in Dallas came in at No. 5 on the Healthiest Banks list, the highest from North Texas.

Texas Security Bank expands into Garland, Texas with new location

Texas Security Bank today announced the opening of the bank’s second location on July 5, 2011. This 3,500 square foot branch includes a drive-through and night-drop facilities, and is located at 101 North Garland Avenue in Garland, Texas

Dallas Business Journal: 4 Months into 2008, D-FW Gets Second Bank Startup

A startup bank near the banks of the Trinity River in Dallas has finished money-raising efforts and opened for business on May 5. It is focusing on business customers on both sides of the Trinity River in Dallas. The bank aims to target independent business owners operating in the design district, nearby industrial areas and Oak Cliff.

SNLfinancial: Dallas de novo looks to tap into underserved metroplex area

Dallas-based de novo Texas Trinity Bank has its sights set on a primarily commercial and industrial business area west of the city’s central business district, which the organizers view as underserved by competitor branches.

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