First Foundation Inc. Announces Leadership Moves at the Top

by | Nov 21, 2022

Dallas-based First Foundation Inc. announced Monday that Chief Executive Officer Scott F. Kavanaugh has been named president of First Foundation Inc. and First Foundation Bank.

First Foundation Inc. is a financial services company with two wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, First Foundation Advisors and First Foundation Bank.

“Enhancing Scott’s position to include the role of President is the most suitable, long-term transition for the organization,” lead independent director Max Briggs said in a statement....

Comerica Names SVP, Retail Regional Director for North Texas, Arizona, Florida
by | Nov 14, 2022

Dallas-based banking giant Comerica Bank announced that Andrew Raines has been named its senior vice president, retail regional director for the North Texas, Arizona, and Florida Region....

Chase Opens Its First Texas Community Center Branch in Oak Cliff
by | Mar 25, 2021
“Dallas is a city that booms north of I-30. Unfortunately, if you live south of I-30 all too often you only hear rumors of that boom,” Dr. Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, said during Thursday's opening. “JPMorgan Chase is actively being a bridge builder. It is a repairer of the breach.”

The community branch plans to help Black and Latinx consumers open bank accounts and start businesses as part of Chase's $30 billion commitment to advance racial equity and provide economic opportunities to underserved communities.
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Irving-Based Mobile Banking App Porte Donates To Charity on Behalf of Customers through New #DoortoChange Program
by | Mar 23, 2021
This mobile banking app was created by Populus Group Financial with a younger age group in mind. Porte works to combine convenience and the desire to help others.

Dallas-Based Comerica Invests $2M For Small Businesses and Small Farm Operators to ‘Weather These Challenging Times’

by | Jul 22, 2020
Investments to Lendistry and California FarmLink will target businesses in underserved areas as well as small-scale farms and ranches providing fresh food to their communities.
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DI People: Match Group, MoneyGram, AVIO Consulting, and Comerica Make Leadership Moves
by | Jan 28, 2020
In this weekly roundup of leadership and executive moves, you’ll also find news from PrimeLending, RealFoundations, Higginbotham, Ryan, Women’s Foodservice Forum, and more.
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Follow the Money: MoneyGram Gets $50M Investment, LegacyTexas Makes $2.1B Bank Merger
by | Jun 20, 2019
You’ll also find news about Wildcat Capital Management, 4WEB Medical, Invitation Homes, TPG, Archeio Technologies, Higginbotham, and BARBRI Inc. in this roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies and investors in North Texas.
DI People: Bank of America, Cushman & Wakefield, Dallas Market Center Name New Execs
by | Nov 27, 2018
Also, you’ll find leadership appointments and changes at United Surgrical Partners and Dickey's Barbecue Pit in this roundup of people news in North Texas.