The history of Texas Heritage National Bank

Our bank was chartered in 1889 as The Bank of Daingerfield. In 1892, the bank converted to a National charter and the name became The National Bank of Daingerfield.

The bank was operated continuously since its inception, weathering both the Great Depression and the banking crisis of the 1980s.We are headquartered in Daingerfield, Texas which is the 4th oldest town in Texas and located in the beautiful piney woods of Northeast Texas.


Addition of the motor bank in Daingerfield.
Addition of the branch in Omaha.
Addition of the loan production office in Ore City followed by a full service branch in 2003.
Addition of the loan production office in Sulphur Springs followed by a full service branch to open in January 2009.
Addition of the branch in Sulphur Springs.
Addition of the loan production office in Gilmer.
Addition of the branch in Farmers Branch.
Addition of a Full-service branch in Gilmer.


John A. Bryan, Sr. Chairman of the Board THNB/DHC Partner, Bryan Farms/Investments/Real Estate
Danny Bockmon Vice Chairman of the Board THNB/DHC Senior Partner, Bockmon Insurance
Russell Alexander President/CEO THNB /Board Member THNB/DHC Daingerfield
Daniel Castro Sr. Executive VP THNB/Board Member THNB/DHC Texas Heritage National Bank
Dwyatt Bell Board Member THNB/DHC, Company - Retired CEO Texas Heritage National Bank
Joseph Hansen Executive Vice President/ Board Member THNB/DHC Texas Heritage National Bank - Dallas
Barefoot Bankhead Board Member THNB/DHC Texas Heritage National Bank
Janet Bryan Board Member THNB/DHC Owner, Naples Gift & Toy Shop/Partner, Bryan Farms
Edward Castro Board Member THNB/DHC President/CEO, GSM, LLC
Brian Applegate Board Member THNB/DHC Vice President, A&A Masonry, Inc.


Russell Alexander President THNB/Board Member THNB/DHC


Brenda Howard NMLS# 401796 Executive Vice President Daingerfield
Miranda Martin Sr. Vice President/Head Cashier/Director of Operations/Controller Daingerfield
Jennifer Folsom Sr. Vice President/BSA/Human Resources MGR Daingerfield
Malisa Harrell Sr. Vice President- Director of Loan Administration Daingerfield
Dan Killian Senior Vice President/Chief Credit Officer Dallas
Beth Wiley Vice President/Executive Assistant Daingerfield
James Duke NMLS# 1159209 Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer Daingerfield
Rhonda Shelton Vice President/Internal Auditor Daingerfield
Kristen Johnson Assistant Vice President/Internal Auditor Daingerfield
Kelley Martin NMLS# 1784942 Vice President/Branch Manager/ Loan Officer Omaha
Linda Anthony NMLS# 507585 Vice President/Loan Officer Omaha
Lisa Hobbs NMLS# 401811 Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager/Loan Officer Ore City
Kelly Patterson Vice President/Director of Mortgage Lending Sulphur Springs
Lauren Cowden NMLS# 2285218 Vice President-Loan Officer/Branch Manager Sulphur Springs
Micah Newton NMLS# 2229863 Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer Sulphur Springs
Shelby Williams Assistant Vice President/Mortgage Loan Administrator Sulphur Springs
Daniel Castro NMLS# 630584 Sr. Executive VP THNB/Board Member THNB/DHC Gilmer
Chad Elledge Sr. Vice President/Chief Risk Officer Gilmer
Kade Martin Vice President/Information Technology Gilmer
Joseph Hanson Executive Vice President/Board Member THNB/DHC Dallas
Ellen Thomas Vice President/Underwriting Dallas
Ben Johnson NMLS# 1784942 Assistant Vice President/Loan Officer Dallas
Jeff Greathouse Assistant Vice President/Business Banking Dallas
Michele Barnes NMLS# 1018496 Vice President/Loan Officer Gilmer