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Falcon Recognized with Five Star Service Award!

Wednesday, 01 January 2014

Original article from the Laredo Chamber of Commerce.

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Laredo, TX - The Laredo Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Committee hosted the Annual Five Star Service Awards on Thursday, December 5th at the Laredo Country Club.  The Customer Service Committee recognized those local businesses that have gone that extra mile to provide outstanding customer service.

The Chairperson of the Customer Service Committee, Cassandra Wheeler, began addressed all nominees followed by welcoming remarks from the Laredo Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board, Javier Moctezuma.  In his welcoming remarks, Moctezuma not only recognized the nominees for excellence in customer service, he commended the nominees for helping to create a service oriented culture in our city as well.

The winners of the Five Star Service Awards were presented with a plaque in recognition of exemplary customer service in the category in which they were nominated.  The winners in each category are as follows:

Best Restaurant - Chick-fil-A North

Financial Services - Falcon International Bank

Hospitality & Entertainment - La Quinta Inn & Suites Laredo Airport

Media & Communications - Laredo Morning Times

Non-Profit Community Services - Children’s Advocacy Center

Professional Business Services - Print X Press

Retail Services - H.E.B.

Wellness & Medical - Doctors Hospital of Laredo

In preparing for the Five Star Service Awards, the Customer Service Committee opened a survey asking the community at large to nominate local businesses in all eight different categories.

This year’s Five Star Service Awards are unique in that winners are not chosen by a panel of judges but by the community at large. The selection process involves two phases: nomination and voting. Nomination is driven solely by the community choosing to highlight any business they feel is worthy of consideration. After the nomination process is closed, a second survey is put together with the names of the top nominees and the voting process begins. The online survey, comprised of the ten different services with more than 30 nominees overall, recorded a total of 1,283 votes and was open to the public to determine the winners of the awards.

Careers Continue to Grow at Falcon International Bank

Monday, 09 December 2013

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Falcon International Bank President and COO Gilbert Narvaez Jr., is pleased to announce the promotions of two individuals: Jaclyn De La Viña-Mendez and Sergio Gonzalez. These officers were recently recognized for their unrelenting efforts and dedication of personal and professional achievement.

Jaclyn De La Viña-Mendez was promoted to Vice President. Upon taking on this new role, Jacyln is responsible for overseeing Retail Banking, Marketing, and Corporate Communications Divisions, and playing an active role in the bank’s strategic planning activities. Jacyln has been a member of the Falcon family for over 11 years. Jaclyn graduated from Texas A&M International University where she received both a bachelors and a master’s degree (MBA) in Business Administration. Additionally, Jaclyn has continued her education by attending the School of Bank Marketing and Management held at the University of Colorado in Boulder and graduated from this two-year program after finishing her last year at Northwestern University in June 2005.

Sergio Gonzalez was promoted to Executive Vice-President of Lending. Sergio has over two decades of banking experience and has been a valued part of Falcon Bank for over seven years. In addition to his senior lender role, Sergio’s new role is to oversee the Laredo lending staff and play a more active role in managing the bank’s strategic lending objectives. Sergio graduated from Laredo State University where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. Sergio knows the importance of furthering his education, he is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Bankers Lending School.

Falcon International Bank proudly employs the best financial talent, and fevently supports the continued development and success of all of its personnel.

Notice of Change

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Working to Serve You Better!

Effective October 28, 2013, customers with a Falcon Bank Instant Issue Debit Card MUST have their cards repined; your current pin number will not work after this date.

You will receive a new PIN number by mail.  To change the PIN number to one of your choice, please call 1-800-992-3808.


To report your Debit Card lost or stolen AFTER HOURS, please call.
1-800-472-3272

Instant Voice Response to activate or select a PIN
1-800-992-3808

To report a suspicious transaction, please call.
1-800-262-2024

 

Falcon Pink Day

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, after skin cancer. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women today, after lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer annually in the United States, and more than 39,000 will die from the disease.  But there is reason to celebrate -- breast cancer rates are on the decline. On Friday, October 11, Falcon Bank showed its support for the fight against breast cancer with Falcon Pink Day. Employees were encouraged to show their support by wearing pink colored clothing. 

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Falcon employees, Alicia Cantu & Veronica Del Bosque, receive honors at Laredo staff meeting.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013
09_2013_aliciacantu Alicia Cantu was recognized as Banker of the Month for September! Alicia works as a Pre-funding Consumer Analyst in the Loan Administration Department at our East Branch. Alicia has been with Falcon Bank for fifteen years. Congratulations again to Alicia!
veronicadb_promo_092013 Veronica Del Bosque was promoted to Operations Officer! Veronica joined the Falcon family over eight years ago. She has held various positions in several departments to futher her banking expertise. Most recently, she was a Financial Service Representative at our Hillside Branch. Veronica now takes on a more supervisory role. Great job, Veronica!

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