SouthWest Bank Announces New Commercial Lender in Odessa
Odessa, Texas — SouthWest Bank is proud to announce the appointment of Kaylie Banda as vice president commercial lender. Banda is based out of the Eighth Street branch in Downtown Odessa.
Banda joins SouthWest Bank from Frost Bank where she was a commercial loan officer. She has seven years of experience in the banking industry.
Banda began her career as an analyst where she underwent extensive underwriting training. After three years in that role, she was promoted to commercial loan officer.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas Tech University. She also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Banda currently serves as chairwoman of the Young Professionals of Odessa, a program of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the board of directors for The Permian Basin Rehab Center, and the Ellen Noel Art Museum, and is a member of Odessans for Ethical Leadership. She is active in her church community at Odessa Christian Faith Center. She previously served as president for the Ellen Noel Art Museum.
“We are excited to welcome Kaylie to the SouthWest Bank team, and we look forward to the contributions she will make to the growth and success of our customers and SouthWest Bank,” said Dewey Bryant, CEO. “Kaylie is very active in our local community and that is what SouthWest Bank is all about. Her passion for serving our community complements SouthWest Bank’s mission to do more for our communities every day.”