Executive Changes

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Texas Capital Bank in Dallas has hired Tim McKinney as its executive vice president in charge of relationship management and private client services. He is based in Fort Worth.

Mr. McKinney was the Fort Worth president and senior bank executive at Bank of America Corp.; he coordinated business development in Tarrant County. Before that he had been the senior vice president and market executive in charge of the lending, fiduciary, and investment management functions in Fort Worth for Bank of America Private Bank.

Texas Capital has $836 million of assets.

Sterling Bancshares in Houston has hired Eugene S. Putnam Jr. as the chief financial officer of the company and its Sterling Bank.

Mr. Putnam, who will assume his new duties on Monday, was also named an executive vice president of the $1.9 billion-asset company and its bank.

He was the senior vice president of investor relations and corporate communications at SunTrust Banks Inc. in Atlanta. Before that he had worked for 10 years at Crestar Financial Corp. in Richmond, Va., where he held senior management posts as the director of investor relations and corporate finance, the consumer finance group strategic financial officer, and the product manager in corporate treasury management. He joined SunTrust last year, when it acquired Crestar.

He started his banking career in 1986 as a vice president at the Los Angeles-based First Interstate Bank of California, which Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco bought in 1996.

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Great Basin Bank of Nevada in Elko has given Gayl Ford, a commercial loan officer who works on construction, real estate, and business lending, the title of vice president.

Her responsibilities do not change.

Ms. Ford had held the title of assistant vice president since 1999. She joined Great Basin Bank in 1995 as a loan assistant and then became a residential loan officer. …