Origin Bank announced the opening of its new Houston banking center in the River Oaks area at 2049 West Gray Street. After years of working together at another organization, the River Oaks team, led by JoAnn Lofton, is a cohesive unit with decades of banking experience among them. The team will operate under Origin's Houston leadership group led by Houston Regional President Preston Moore, and Executive Vice President Russ Chase.
Origin Bank appreciates and supports small businesses and entrepreneurs in the markets it serves, and understands the importance of their success. In honor of National Small Business Week, Origin Bank small business banking experts answered a few questions about the bank’s role in assisting small business owners to achieve success.
Origin Bank is sponsoring Queensbury Theatre’s Tribble School for the Performing Arts of Houston, establishing a total fund of $15,000, part of which is earmarked for the formation of two Origin Bank Scholarships for the Performing Arts, which will benefit a Tribble School student in the 2016 spring semester and another student in Tribble School’s 2016 summer camp program.
Origin Bank has announced that Terry Shaffer has joined the bank as a senior vice president of business development for the bank’s Texas mortgage division.
Origin Bank has opened Origin Bank Home Lending, a full-service mortgage origination center. Origin has hired Jerry Kolich as senior vice president and regional production manager, with more than 13 years of experience, specializing in building and managing mortgage production teams.
Origin Bank business development banker and corporate support employee Caroline Thomas was recently named to the Fort Worth Business Press “40 Under 40” list for 2016.