CB&T Promotions Announced

The Board of Directors of Community Bank & Trust announced promotions for the following officers at a recent board meeting:

Darrin Banik


Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, & Cashier

Darrin joined Community Bank & Trust in October 2003 as Assistant Vice President in Operations.  Prior to joining CB&T Darrin had 16 years previous banking experience with West Bank & Trust.   He was promoted to Vice President in August 2005 and later to Senior Vice President in January 2012.  Darrin graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in Finance and Management.  He is also a 2002 graduate of Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU.  Darrin’s civic activities include prior service on the West City Council, and past Board Chair for the McLennan County Dispute Resolution Center.  He is a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus member, past Faithful Navigator, and current Faithful Purser.  He graduated from the Leadership Waco Class XXIX.  Darrin and his wife, Torie have two children and live in West.  The Banik family attends The St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption in West.

Thad Jennings


Executive Vice President & Trust Officer

Thad joined Community Bank & Trust in October 2000 as Vice President & Trust Officer.   Prior to joining the bank, Thad had over 8 years previous Trust experience while working for Texas National Bank and its successor.  He was promoted to Senior Vice President in January 2011.  In 2014 Thad was promoted to Manager of the Wealth Management & Trust Division.  Thad graduated Cum Laude from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Accounting.  He is a licensed CPA.  Thad is also a graduate of the Texas Bankers Association Trust School, Graduate Trust School and the Cannon Advanced Trust Investments School.  He currently serves as Chair of the Texas Bankers Association Wealth Management & Trust Administrative Council.  His civic activities have included McLennan County Dispute Resolution Center Board Member and Past Chair & longtime volunteer at Lake Air Little League as coach, League President & Treasurer.  Thad and his wife, Mendy, have four children and live in China Spring.

Jeff Holloman


Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Jeff returned to Community Bank & Trust in May 2016 as Vice President.  He previously worked for CB&T from 1993-1995 as a part-time credit analyst and night courier/data processor while attending Baylor University.  Jeff received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Baylor in December 1995, he is a licensed CPA.  Prior to returning to the bank he was with Fashion Glass & Mirror as CFO.  Jeff has also worked as SEC/US GAAP Accounting Manager for FirstCity Financial Corporation; and Senior Assurance Manager at Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd & Therrell, P.C.  Jeff’s civic activities include Family Abuse Center Board, Cameron Park Zoological & Botanical Society Board, West Knights of Columbus Treasurer, serves on West ISD Campus Advisory Team and coaches youth sports.  Jeff and his wife, Becky, have four children.  The Holloman family lives and attends church in West.