By CHRIS AGEE | firstname.lastname@example.org
A local bank recently received recognition for its lending program from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Titan Bank, formerly known as First National Bank of Graford, was chosen as the Rising Star Award winner for the SBA’s Dallas district.
According to a press release, the award honors a bank whose small business lending program made the greatest improvement, based on criteria such as program management, program improvement and loan volume increase.
“We are proud to receive the Rising Star Award as recognition of Titan Bank’s deep commitment to making small business loans to companies in need,” Pete O’Hern, Titan’s national sales manager, said when he received the award. Titan Bank Director Jonathan Morris spoke with the Index about the recognition, saying they won by keeping their focus on providing loans larger banks will not.
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