Officer Promotions Expand PlainsCapital Bank’s Austin Market Leadership


AUSTIN, TX (June 16, 2020) — PlainsCapital Bank recently announced the promotion of Sean Mills to president of its Westlake banking group and Wade Morgan to executive vice president of its downtown Austin lending group.

Mills will continue leading the Westlake banking team, focusing on expanding their market presence by developing and pursuing current and new commercial banking relationships. PlainsCapital’s long-time Westlake leader, John Levy, will continue to serve as president emeritus. Morgan will provide commercial lending and banking services to operating companies and investor real estate projects in the area.

“Sean and Wade’s broad understanding of the banking industry and long-running loyalty to PlainsCapital Bank qualify them to continue leading our lending and banking efforts in Austin,” said PlainsCapital Bank Austin Region Chairman Paul Holubec. “With their combined years of leadership and success in the Austin market, PlainsCapital Bank is well-positioned to continue growing as one of the top-rated commercial banks in the area.”

Mills has more than 17 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, all of which have been with PlainsCapital Bank. He joined PlainsCapital in 2002 after graduating from the University of Texas with his bachelor’s in finance and subsequently completing the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Program at Southern Methodist University.

“I’m proud of my time at PlainsCapital Bank and I’m honored to serve as Westlake president,” said Mills. “I look forward to continuing the stewardship of our great customers and team while fostering relationships and business opportunities within our community.”

Morgan has been with PlainsCapital Bank for 12 years and has a total of 24 years of experience in commercial banking. He is a graduate of the University of Texas, where he earned his bachelor’s in finance.

“It’s great to be part of a team that delivers excellence every step of the way. I look forward to strengthening PlainsCapital Bank’s reputation for building meaningful relationships and consistently providing innovative lending solutions that meet our clients’ ever-changing needs,” said Morgan.

About PlainsCapital Bank

PlainsCapital Bank, the sixth-largest Texas-headquartered bank by deposit market share, operates more than 60 Texas branches and has approximately 1,100 employees providing highly personalized relationship banking through a single point of contact. Offering commercial lending, treasury management, small business banking, private banking, and trust and wealth management services, PlainsCapital Bank empowers responsive, local decision making in each of its major markets: Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Lubbock, the Rio Grande Valley, and San Antonio. PlainsCapital Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH).

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