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IBC Bank-Houston Promotes Mario Fazio and Peter Leong to First Vice Presidents

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

HOUSTON (JAN. 15, 2019) - IBC Bank-Houston recently announced the promotions of Mario Fazio and Peter Leong to First Vice Presidents.  

In 2006 Fazio began his career at IBC Bank as a credit analyst where he provided analysis on commercial and residential real estate developments. Fazio has worked in the banking industry for more than 12 years. His responsibilities, while focused on commercial lending efforts, include managing customer portfolios, developing new customer relationships and aiding the loan department in credit analysis.  

Leong joined IBC Bank in 2009 and completed the credit training program, eventually progressing to assistant credit manager. His new responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations in the Credit and Loan Operations departments, and will focus on mitigating risks of current and proposed loans to ensure credit quality. Leong has worked in the banking industry for more than 9 years. 

"Mario and Peter are both integral members of the IBC Bank-Houston team," said IBC Bank-Houston Chairman & CEO Jay Rogers. "Their leadership and dedication to the bank's ‘We Do More' philosophy make them valuable assets to our team. These promotions are well deserved."

Fazio received a bachelor of science degree in economics from Texas A&M University. Leong received a bachelor of business administration in finance from Texas State University.

About IBC Bank-Houston
IBC Bank-Houston is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), a $11.8 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 191 facilities, 288 ATMs serving 90 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. In 2016, IBC celebrated its 50th anniversary since it opened its doors for business in 1966. IBC Bank's slogan "We Do More" reflects the bank's dedication to the growth and success of both the customers and the communities it serves. International Bancshares was ranked 19th on Forbes' prestigious list of 100 Best Banks in America in 2018. IBC Bank-Houston has been serving the area since 1997 and has a retail branch network of 14 locations. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.

Shayla White
IBC Bank-Houston
Maddie Dunn
KGBTexas communications
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