Texas Border Business
McAllen – Following a distinguished 32-year banking career, Vantage Bank Texas Rio Grande Valley Regional President, Doug Bready, has announced his plan to retire effective February 28, 2018. Mr. Bready has held his leadership position with Vantage Bank Texas since joining the company in August of 2009. Under his leadership, Vantage Bank Texas has established itself as a relevant competitor in commercial and business banking in the Rio Grande Valley. Prior to joining Vantage Bank Texas, Mr. Bready spent 24 years in leadership positions with Texas State Bank.
Throughout his career, Doug Bready has dedicated his time and energy to helping the Rio Grande Valley through his involvement in a variety of community based activities. He is an Eagle Scout. He has served as the Council President of the Rio Grande Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America. He has served on the Boards of Directors of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Palm Valley Church as well as the Advisory Board of the UTRGV College of Business & Entrepreneurship. Along with Elaine, his wife of 40 years, he plans to dedicate his retirement to continued service to the community.
“Doug Bready is the embodiment of business and community leadership at its highest level. He has spent the past eight years growing the Vantage Bank Texas brand in the Rio Grande Valley while spending his entire career making South Texas a better place in which to live and do business. He will be greatly missed.” stated Guy Bodine, President and CEO of Vantage Bank Texas. Vantage Bank Texas is a $540 million Texas-based community bank with offices in the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio and other cities in South Texas.