The Rise of Leadership of John Holt

Based in Dallas, NexBank Capital specializes in financial and banking services and has recently appointed John Holt, a veteran banker as its CEO and president. John Holt, who brings over thirty years of experience in the financial services and banking industry is expected to assume the office immediately. Jim Dondero, NexBank’s Chairman of the board of directors, feels thrilled to bring Mr. Holt as part of the firm’s prolific leadership team. John Holt’s background speaks for itself and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to NexBank’s leadership.

Over time, John Holt has become an expert in credit risk analysis, capital market transactions, and business development. His ability to excel in strategic thinking, investor relations, client relations, and acquisitions and mergers are integral to the overall success of NexBank. Mr. Holt worked for Southwest Securities, an affiliate commercial bank of SWS Group as the CEO and chairman of the board before joining NexBank Capital. Moreover, John Holt’s investment, corporate, and commercial banking skills helped NexBank Capital grow from an Arlington, Texas-based financial institution to a full-service banking center serving clients from New Mexico and across Texas. Before joining SWS Group, John Holt was working at Compass Bank as the director of small business banking and executive vice president.

John Holt participates in various community activities including serving on numerous social and civic boards. He currently serves on the board of the Texas Bankers’ Association as well as board member of the Audit and Finance Committee. Besides, John Holt has been the Board Chairman of the Multiple Sclerosis Walk, the American Heart Association campaign, and the United Way campaign.

John Holt went to the University of Texas, where his relentless efforts earned him a BBA. Later on, he enrolled for banking courses at the Southern Methodist University and the Arizona University School of Management. NexBank was founded in 1922 and was purchased in 2004 by a group of investors based in Dallas. Its headquarters is located in Dallas and has over time refocused on providing innovative banking solutions. NexBank Capital is also a force to reckon in the real estate landscape and leader in savings and deposit rates.

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