Allegiance Bank of North America has appointed Gregg Wagner as president and CEO of the bank. Mr Wagner succeeds Andrew Cook, who served in the same position since its formation in 1999.
Prior to joining Allegiance, Mr Wagner was most recently CFO of Royal Bank of America, Narberth, Pennsylvania. For 12 years prior to joining Royal Bank, he had been with Harleysville National where he served as president and CEO in 2005 and 2006.
Mr Cook will continue with Allegiance Bank in an advisory and consulting capacity as vice chairman and a member of the board of directors.
Edgar Landis, chairman of the board, said: The directors and shareholders of Allegiance Bank are grateful for Andy’s devoted service to the bank through its vital formative years and we are fortunate to continue to benefit from his long banking experience. We are looking forward to continued growth under Gregg’s leadership.