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Peter A. Gonzales Jr. has been named Falcon International Bank’s Banker of the Month for March (1-Sept-09)

Friday, 03 December 2010

Peter A. Gonzales Jr. has been named Falcon International Bank's Banker of the Month for March (1-Sept-09)

 

Falcon International Bank is pleased to announce the selection of Peter A. Gonzales Jr. as March's Banker of the Month. Peter is a Credit Analyst and has been with the bank for a little over a year. Gonzales was recently promoted to Loan Review Analyst in the Appraisal Review Department. Some of his responsibilities include: reviewing loans, reviewing appraisals, and helping with any projects pertaining to his department.

Gonzales is a graduate of J.B. Alexander High School and earned a bachelor's from Texas A&M International University. In his spare time the Laredo native enjoys photography and skateboarding and has organized several skate competitions in the Laredo area. Gonzales has been active in helping several skate parks in the community to get furnished with canopies to help against the heat.

"My time at Falcon has been enjoyable while at the same time challenging," Gonzales says. "I am thankful for the opportunities that the Bank has given me and I look forward to my future with Falcon."

Falcon International Bank congratulates Peter A. Gonzales on his achievement, and wishes him continued professional success!

About Falcon International Bank

Founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986, Falcon International Bank knows well the distinct duality of border-town culture; in fact, the bank uses it to blend the quality of Mexican tradition with the efficacy of modern American banking. Today, Falcon is proud to offer superior customer service at any of its 17 branches, including locations in San Antonio, McAllen, Brownsville, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Buda, with a Loan Production Offices (LPO) in Harlingen and representative offices in Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico. Falcon International Bank, whose assets exceed $930 million, is a subsidiary of Falcon Bancshares, Inc.

For more information on Falcon International Bank, please call (956) 723-2265 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (956) 723-2265 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.falconbank.com.

Falcon International Bank Jumps 12 Slots on Annual Hispanic 500 Directory (24-Jun-09)

Friday, 03 December 2010

Falcon International Bank Jumps 12 Slots on Annual Hispanic 500 Directory (24-Jun-09)

South Texas bank now ranks #81 on Hispanic Business magazine's listing

 

Laredo, TX—June 24, 2009 Falcon International Bank, headquartered in Laredo, TX, moved up in ranking from #93 to #81 on Hispanic Business magazine's annual Hispanic 500 directory, which lists the 500 largest Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S. Falcon's first appearance in the Hispanic 500 was in 1997, when it made the directory at #499.

"The latest 12-slot jump is a tribute of our ability to sustain our growth in a period that has been full of challenges but also opportunities," said Gilbert Narvaez, Jr., President of Falcon.

Narvaez added, "Throughout Falcon's growth, there are several fundamental values that haven't changed: our commitment of personalized service, attention to detail, and the delivery of quality products and services."

Falcon was also recently recognized by the American Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America as among one of the nation's top performing community banks.

About Falcon International Bank

Founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986, Falcon International Bank knows well the distinct duality of border-town culture; in fact, the bank uses it to blend the quality of Mexican tradition with the efficacy of modern American banking. Today, Falcon is proud to offer superior customer service at any of its 17 branches, including locations in San Antonio, McAllen, Brownsville, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Buda, with a Loan Production Office (LPO) in Harlingen and representative offices in Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico.
For more information on Falcon International Bank, please call (956) 723-2265 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (956) 723-2265 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.falconbank.com.

Itzel Pizaña has been named Falcon International Bank’s Banker of the Month for February (10-Apr-09)

Friday, 03 December 2010

Itzel Pizaña has been named Falcon International Bank's Banker of the Month for February (10-Apr-09)

 

Falcon International Bank is pleased to announce the selection of Itzel Pizaña as February's Banker of the Month. Pizaña currently works at the downtown branch as a Loan Assistant. Some of her many responsibilities include: processing commercial and consumer loans, opening new accounts, as well as offering first-rate customer service.

Pizaña joined Falcon two years ago and boasts over seven years of banking experience. When asked to give a quote on her experience with Falcon she said "A positive attitude will give you a successful accomplishment." Pizaña is described by her co-workers as being reliable, responsible and a professional employee.

Pizaña is currently attending Laredo Community College and is pursuing a degree in Import Export. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Pizaña is a past volunteer for the March of Dimes, American Heart Association, and the Chamber of Commerce.

"I find my job to be very enjoyable and at the same time challenging," Pizaña says. "I feel honored that my co-workers chose me as the Banker of the Month for February and to work for an institution such as Falcon."

Falcon International Bank congratulates Itzel Pizaña on her latest achievement, and wishes her continued professional success!

About Falcon International Bank
Founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986, Falcon International Bank knows well the distinct duality of border-town culture; in fact, the bank uses it to blend the quality of Mexican tradition with the efficacy of modern American banking. Today, Falcon is proud to offer superior customer service at any of its 17 branches, including locations in San Antonio, McAllen, Brownsville, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Buda, with a Loan Production Offices (LPO) in Harlingen and representative offices in Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico. Falcon International Bank, whose assets exceed $950 million, is a subsidiary of Falcon Bancshares, Inc.

For more information on Falcon International Bank, please call (956) 723-2265 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (956) 723-2265 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.falconbank.com.

Falcon International Bank Welcomes Two Longtime Laredo Bankers to its Family (9-Apr-09)

Friday, 03 December 2010

Falcon International Bank Welcomes Two Longtime Laredo Bankers to its Family (9-Apr-09)

Senior officers Albert Ortiz and Eduardo Silva feel 'more than welcomed'

 

Falcon International Bank is pleased to welcome longtime Laredo bankers Albert Ortiz, and Eduardo Silva to its family. These professionals bring with them extensive knowledge and expertise, and are a natural fit to the continued growth and success of the company.

Albert Ortiz

Albert Ortiz joins the bank as a consumer loan officer. "As a lender, I take great pride in helping people in their time of need," Ortiz said. "Not only by granting them loans but by helping them understand credit in general, and the importance of maintaining a good credit record."

Ortiz is a graduate of Laredo's Martin High School, with a certificate in banking and finance from the American Institute of Banking (AIB). A firm believer in contributing to the community, he is a member and board member of the Laredo Noon Optimist Club, a civic organization that supports youth-oriented activities within its communities. He also served as the club's president in 1995 and the zone's Lieutenant Governor in 2004.

Of joining Falcon, Ortiz said, "As a new employee of Falcon International Bank, I felt and continue to feel very welcomed by management, officers and staff. I believe that this organization has a lot of potential to continue growing, and I hope to be a part of that growth for many years."

Eduardo Silva

Eduardo Silva joins the bank as first vice president of lending His responsibilities include reviewing and underwriting consumer loan requests for the bank, and he cites the most enjoyable aspect of his job as helping customers fill an immediate financial need.

Of his new position, Silva said, "The staff at Falcon is extremely friendly and have made me feel more than welcomed. I am happy to be a part of this great team."

Silva is a past volunteer for the United Way and March of Dimes, and former treasurer and member of the Laredo Evening Lions. A native Laredoan, he is a Martin High School graduate and earned his bachelor's of business administration from Laredo State University. Silva remains current on banking trends and practices by attending various banking and lending seminars.

About Falcon International Bank

Founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986, Falcon International Bank knows well the distinct duality of border-town culture; in fact, the bank uses it to blend the quality of Mexican tradition with the efficacy of modern American banking. With assets in excess of $950 million, Falcon is proud to offer superior customer service at any of its 17 branches, including locations in San Antonio, McAllen, Brownsville, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Buda, with a Loan Production Offices (LPO) in Harlingen and representative offices in Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico.

For more information on Falcon International Bank, please call (956) 723-2265 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (956) 723-2265 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.falconbank.com.

Victor Barberena has been named the Banker of the Month for January (12-Feb-09)

Thursday, 02 December 2010

Victor Barberena has been named the Banker of the Month for January (12-Feb-09)

 

Victor Barberena has been named Falcon International Bank's Banker of the Month for January

Falcon International Bank is pleased to announce the selection of Victor Barberena as January's Banker of the Month. Victor is a Financial Service Representative at the downtown branch and has been with the bank for over three years. Barberena is described by his co-workers as being a dependable, polite, and efficient employee.
Barberena joined Falcon in 2006 in their in-house check printing department and soon after was moved to the Customer Service Department where he thrived and was quickly promoted to Financial Service Representative because of the excellent customer service skills that he possesses. Some of his responsibilities include: opening new accounts, certificates of deposit (CD's), and he helps assist customers with their online banking needs.
Currently studying at Laredo Community College, Barberena actively pursues professional development and has participated in various banking seminars. The Laredo native enjoys being a part of the Falcon family and working with its valued customers. The Laredo native enjoys being a part of the Falcon family and working with its valued customers.

"I feel a sense of pride to work for a bank such as Falcon and I feel honored that my co-workers chose me as the Banker of the Month for January," Barberena says. "I feel thankful for the opportunities that the Bank has given me and I look forward to my future with Falcon."
Falcon International Bank congratulates Victor Barberena on his achievement, and wishes him continued professional success!

About Falcon International Bank

Founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986, Falcon International Bank knows well the distinct duality of border-town culture; in fact, the bank uses it to blend the quality of Mexican tradition with the efficacy of modern American banking. Today, Falcon is proud to offer superior customer service at any of its 17 branches, including locations in San Antonio, McAllen, Brownsville, Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Buda, with a Loan Production Offices (LPO) in Harlingen and representative offices in Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico. Falcon International Bank, whose assets exceed $930 million, is a subsidiary of Falcon Bancshares, Inc.

For more information on Falcon International Bank, please call (956) 723-2265 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (956) 723-2265 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.falconbank.com.

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