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Blake Hastings

Blake Hastings Joins SWBC as SVP of Corporate Development

Blake Hastings has joined SWBC as senior vice president of corporate development. In this role, Hastings will use his extensive experience as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ senior management to help SWBC continue to grow successfully in a rapidly changing political, economic, social and technological environment.

He will provide leadership in the areas of corporate development and long-term growth strategies. Hastings will also support business development goals and activities by leveraging external relationships in both the public and private sectors. Additionally, he will provide direction in the assessment, evaluation and management of risk throughout the organization.

“As a board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas San Antonio Branch, I have known Blake for many years and have witnessed his outstanding work,” said Charlie Amato, SWBC chairman and co-founder. “I have no doubt he will use his superlative work ethic and expertise to provide meaningful contributions to our outstanding leadership team and their successful divisions.”

Prior to joining SWBC, Hastings worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas for more than 14 years.


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About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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