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Moody Bank Earns Top Ranking for Financial Strength, Stability

April 27, 2018

Moody Bank, a community bank serving greater Houston, Galveston and Central Texas, has earned the highest ranking among U.S. banks for financial strength and stability. 

BauerFinancial, Inc., an independent bank and credit union ranking firm, has given Moody Bank a five-star ranking. Bauer determines the ratings based on financial data reported by banks to federal regulators, including total assets, profits and losses, return on assets, and problem loans.

Victor Pierson, Moody Bank President and CEO, said, “A five-star rating recognizes that Moody Bank is a financially strong and stable bank. It indicates that we have at least twice the capital that regulators require, that we are profitable and have kept delinquent loans in check.”  Pierson added that this unbiased rating confirms that Moody Bank is a growing, fiscally strong Texas community bank.

“We offer customers the personal service of a community bank and the products, service and financial strength of a large bank,” Pierson added.

Founded in 1907, Moody Bank is the one of the largest community banks in terms of market share in the Houston area with more than $1 billion in assets.

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Moody Bank Reopens Houston Energy 
Corridor Banking Center

February 20, 2018

HOUSTON – Moody Bank reopened a completely remodeled Houston 

Energy Corridor Banking Center after heavy flooding damage from Hurricane Harvey. The banking center reflects the future of banking, with lounge seating, flat-screen TVs, beverage services and conference rooms available for customers to reserve for meetings.


"The new layout and design say 'Come in. We want to talk with you and get to know you."
said James Allen, Moody Bank chief operating officer.


Less than a month after Hurricane Harvey flooded the Houston Energy Corridor Banking Center, a modular building was opened at the location to continue serving customers during renovations of the main building. 


Moody Bank is one of the largest community banks in terms of market share in the Houston area with over $1 billion in assets as of January 31, 2018. 





Moody Bank Rolls Out New Brand

January 22, 2018

Moody National Bank is rebranding to reflect the bank’s services, goals and values.Founded in Galveston in 1907, Moody Bank has grown to serve the greater Houston, Galveston and Central Texas regions with new products, services and technologies.


Moody Bank President Victor Pierson said, “Our research confirms that our customers count on us for the personal service of a community bank and the products,services and financial strength of a large bank.”

 

Services include a full range of business and personal loan products, treasury management and merchant services, credit and debit cards, online and mobile banking, and checking and savings accounts. Moody Bank also has one of the largest and oldest wealth management and trust departments in Texas,responsible for more than $30 billion in assets.

 

There brand includes a refreshed logo, new graphic look and new marketing materials. Moody Bank also has a new signature statement to reflect its commitment to service and longevity: “Building Relationships in Texas Since 1907.”

 

“We’re a growing, fiscally strong Texas community bank dedicated to delivering excellent customer service with quality products and services,” Pierson said. “Our values are built on respect for our customers, community and employees.”

 

Moody Bank is one of the largest community banks in terms of market share in the Houston area with more than $1 billion in assets. The bank and its staff have long been recognized for their leadership and experience in the banking industry.

 

Pierson serves in a number of leadership roles, including as a member of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas Board of Directors and Dean of Bankers for the South western Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.Katherine Rodriguez, Moody Bank executive vice president and chief financial officer, serves on the American Bankers Association (ABA) Emerging Leaders Advisory Board. After Hurricane Harvey, the ABA recognized Moody Bank for its post-Harvey recovery and relief efforts.


Moody Bank CFO Appointed to National Banking Advisory Board

November 8, 2017

Katherine Rodriguez, Moody National Bank executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been appointed to the American Bankers Association (ABA) Emerging Leaders Advisory Board.

 

Rodriguez is the only Texas banker on the national board,which will guide ABA staff on creating programs to shape the next generation of banking leaders.

 

Rodriguez joined Moody Bank in 2003. A certified public accountant, she holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Sam Houston State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Houston – Clear Lake.

 

Moody Bank President Victor Pierson said, “Katherine is an experienced and very knowledgeable financial executive. She’s passionate about delivering excellence for our customers, our community and our employees. We’re very proud of her appointment.”