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Falcon Wins Back-To-Back Five Star Service Award!

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Original article from Laredo Morning Times

Nine businesses were honored Thursday night during the annual Five Star Service Awards Dinner and Ceremony at Embassy Suites.

Hosted by the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, the Five Star Service Awards honor businesses that provide superior customer service.

This year’s winners are:

  • Falcon International Bank – Financial Services
  • Doctors Hospital – Wellness and Medical Services
  • Embassy Suites – Hospitality and Entertainment Services
  • South Texas Food Bank – Nonprofit Community Services
  • Stewart Title Company – Professional Businesses Services
  • Chili’s North Laredo – Best Franchise Restaurant
  • Border Foundry Restaurant and Bar – Best Independent Restaurant
  • Dr. Ikes Home Centers – Retail, Small Businesses
  • KGNS TV – Media and Communication Services

As the chamber continues to celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Laredo Chamber of Commerce’s Customer Service Committee presented IBC Commerce Bank the 2015 Five Star Centennial for striving toward the highest levels of professionalism by fostering customer service and employee growth.

"We are very excited to kick off the chamber’s Centennial Celebration with an event that honors chamber members that stand out for their customer service in different industries." said David Newman, chairman of the chamber’s board, in a statement.

A.J. Gutierrez Appointed As Advisory Director

Saturday, 28 February 2015
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Falcon Bank welcomes A.J. Gutierrez to the Board of Directors as an Advisory Director. Falcon is proud to add yet another hard-working businessman whose success and experience will help further strengthen the board. A.J. is a Laredo native and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law. A.J. is currently practicing law as a member of Falcon Bank’s Legal Counsel. 

Nelly Hernandez has been named Falcon Bank's Banker of the Month for February!

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Falcon Bank is pleased to recognize the Banker of the Month for February 2015, Nelly Hernandez! Nelly works as an Appraisal Department Assistant in Credit Administration. She has been a member of the Falcon family for almost five years! Congratulations to Nelly!

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Alfredo “Freddy” Gutierrez has been named Falcon Bank's Banker of the Month for January!

Saturday, 31 January 2015

Falcon Bank is pleased to recognize the first Banker of the Month for 2015, Alfredo “Freddy” Gutierrez! Freddy works as a Business Development Coordinator and has been a member of the Falcon family for over eight years! Congratulations to Freddy!

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Falcon Bank to acquire Eagle Pass PlainsCapital Bank Branch

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Falcon International Bank announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with PlainsCapital Bank for the purchase of a full service bank branch located at 275 South Bibb Avenue, Eagle Pass, Texas.  The transaction will add to Falcon Bank approximately $16 million in assets, $13 million in loans, and $52 million in deposits.

 

Falcon Bank President, Gilbert Narvaez Jr., stated, “This transaction will enhance our presence in Eagle Pass and provide the opportunity to further expand our market share. We have cultivated many banking relationships in this community, and look forward to welcoming PlainsCapital Bank’s customers and employees to the Falcon Family.”

 

Falcon Bank was founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986.  Following the completion of this transaction, Falcon will have total assets exceeding $960 million, and 15 branch locations up and down the IH-35 corridor from Laredo to Buda, and along the United States and Mexico border from Brownsville to Del Rio.  This acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.

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