Reinventing Community Banking

John Holt, CEO and President of NexBank, recently served as a panelist at a Texas Banker’s Conference that was held in New Orleans, LA. As President and CEO of NexBank, Holt was able to draw on his experience as banking leader in Texas. This conference was the Texas Bankers Association’s fifth annual strategic opportunities and M&A conference and was held on November 7, 2016.

The conference was a forum for bank leaders and Mr. Holt was asked to lead a discussion entitled “Reinventing Community Banking: Perspective on Competing by Innovation.” The conference is an opportunity for banking leaders to share perspectives and ideas about the challenges and opportunities in community banking.


NexBank is a financial institution with expertise in commercial banking, mortgage banking, and institutional services. These three areas of expertise can be summed up in three words; Execution (commercial banking), Flexibility (mortgage banking), and Expertise (institutional services). The goal of commercial banking is to support businesses with solutions made specifically for individual companies and seamless delivery of service. The goal of mortgage banking is to offer scale and expertise in a wide range of products, connecting clients with broader possibilities. And the goal of institutional services is to meet the diverse needs of each client with tailor-made solutions.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, NexBank has been serving the banking community since 1922 and as of March 31, 2017 it boasts $5.3 billion in assets. As a leader in the banking industry, NexBank primarily offers services to institutional clients, financial institutions, large corporations, real estate investors, and middle-market companies. They are lead by an executive management team, a board of directors, and their president and CEO, John Holt.


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