Pittsburg, Texas-based CypressBank SSB, a unit of CypressBancshares Inc., appointed B. Gooding president of the bank, The Steel Country Bee reported March 2.
Gooding, who has been with the bank since 1998, will replaceGary Bicknell, who has retired. Bicknell, who has worked at the bank for 32 years,will continue as chairman of the board, according to the news story.
The bank promoted Shelley Brown to senior vice president. Shealso serves as controller and BSA officer at the bank, the publication reported.She joined the bank in 2002.
Cypress Bank also promoted Debra Russell to senior vice presidentof the mortgage department, the report added. She has been with the bank since 1998.