Frisco-based Texas Republic Bank is planning to expand west to Fort Worth and has hired a banker with local ties to lead the effort.
Texas Republic Bank announced June 4 it has named Peter G. Bennis as president for the Fort Worth market. Bennis was previously president and CEO of Pinnacle Bank Texas.
Bennis, a 34-year banking veteran, is currently serving as a Board Member of Independent Bankers Association of Texas and the Brazos River Authority.
Texas Republic Bank, established in 1891, is a $234 million asset bank headquartered in Frisco with branches in Richardson and Quanah.