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Sonora Bank Appoints James Cox as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Sonora Bank Appoints James Cox as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
Cox Joins Sonora Bank with More than 30 Years of Banking and Financial Services Experience

Photo of Jim Cox, Executive Vice President and Chief Credit OfficerSonora, TX (Oct. 7, 2020) – Sonora Bank announced today that James Cox has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. In this role, Cox will be responsible for driving the Bank’s credit culture and overseeing its lending portfolio while guiding risk-appropriate growth.

“We are pleased to welcome Jim to the Sonora Bank team,” said Bob Malone, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonora Bank. “His leadership qualities, strong credit knowledge and proven history of risk management and policy development make him the ideal person to fill this pivotal role at Sonora Bank.”

Cox brings more than 30 years of banking and financial services experience—including extensive knowledge of commercial and agricultural lending—to his new role on the executive team. Prior to joining Sonora Bank, he held leadership roles with Texas Champion Bank, US Bank and Security National Bank. He is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from Trinity University.

“Sonora Bank has a strong history of community banking in the Hill Country and West Texas,” said Cox. “I’m thrilled to be joining the Sonora Bank team and look forward to adding to their reputation of excellence.”

About Sonora Bank
The First National Bank of Sonora opened in 1900, only 10 years after Sonora, Texas became a town. By 1995, Sonora Bank expanded to San Angelo as a $50 million bank. Today, the Bank has more than $450 million in assets and seven locations throughout West Texas and the Hill Country, including Sonora, San Angelo, Boerne, Bulverde and Wimberley. Sonora Bank is a Texas tradition, helping generations of Texas families with their banking needs. The Sonora Bank team provides sound financial services in a hometown atmosphere. To learn more about the Sonora Bank difference, please visit


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T. Andrew Flores NMLS#: 747986
Vice President | Commercial Loan Officer

  Sherwood Way

 (325) 262-4581

Marc Villareal NMLS#: 1771694
Assistant Vice President / Assistant Branch Manager

  Boerne East

(830) 816-1412

Jen Jones
Jen Jones NMLS#: 
Senior Vice President/Bank Manager


(325) 387-3861

Dawn Riley NMLS#:  1888520
Asst. Branch Manager / Loan Officer


(512) 842-3613

Jay Orr NMLS#: 1933142
Vice President, Loan Officer

Sherwood Way Branch

(325) 262-4581

Kelly Hays NMLS#: 1940848
Loan Officer

Sherwood Way Branch

(325) 944-4068

Garrett Wilson NMLS#: 1671835
Loan Officer

Boerne West

(830) 331-9118

Rob Smith NMLS#: 1851790
Loan Officer


(830) 438-0416

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