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Our Directors

James H. Herlocker, III is the Chiarman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Community Bancshares and Mineola Community Bank.  He has been employed by Mineola Community Bank since 1978 and has served as its President and Chief Executive Officer since 1996.  Mr. Herlocker's extensive knowledge of the banking industry and strong leadership skills provide us with invaluable insight and guidance into the business and regulatory requirements of today's banking environment.

Mark A. Pickens served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the First National Bank of Edgewood from 1996 to 2017.  In 2017, the First National Bank of Edgewood was sold and the name changed to Maple Mark Bank.  Mineola Community bank acquired the Edgewood branch from Maple Mark Bank on December 13, 2018 and Mr. Pickens began his employment with Mineola Community Bank at that time.  He retired as an employee on May 31, 2019 and after his retirement, became a Director of Mineola Community Bank.  Mr. Pickens' wealth of knowledge of the banking industry and strong leadership skills provide us with invaluable insight and guidance into the business and regulatory requirements of today's banking environment.

Clifton D. Bradshaw is a veterinarian and the owner of Lake Country Animal Clinic.  Mr. Bradshaw opened his veterinary clinic in Mineola in 1989.  He has a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University.  Mr. Bradshaw provides us with extensive knowledge of Mineola Community Bank and its operations.  He served as an Advisory Board Member of Mineola Community Bank beginning in 2000 before being appointed as a Director.  He also brings extensive knowledge of the agriculture business to the Board of Directors.

James B. Harder is a self-employed online auto dealer and business consultant.  Mr. Harder serves on several community boards and advises local businesses with his business knowledge.  As the longest serving Director, Mr. Harder provides the Board of Directors with extensive institutional knowledge of Mineola Community Bank.

Sheree A. Mize has been employed by Mineola Community Bank since 1977 and serves as Corporate Secretary of Texas Community Bancshares and Mineola Community Bank.  She has held several positions during her tenure with the bank, giving her valuable knowledge of bank operations.  Mrs. Mize provides us with extensive knowledge of the local community and years of experience in the banking industry.

Jerry Presswood, now retired, owned a sporting equipment company.  His business sold sporting equipment in the state of Texas and contiguous states.  He also has experience in home building.  Mr. Presswood provides us with extensive knowledge of Mineola Community Bank and its operations.  He also brings the knowledge of operating a small business and the understanding of how to make a business successful.

Kerry Nan Saucier, now retired, served as a junior high school principal and was an educator for 39 years.  She started with the bank in 2004 as an Advisory Director and became a Director in September 2007.  She has served on numerous civic boards.  Mrs. Saucier provides us with extensive knowledge and insight of a regulatory environment through her years as a school administrator.  She also has name recognition with thousands of students from her school tenure and remains a well-respected and influential community leader.

Johnny Sherrill retired and sold his interest in Sherrill Construction, a commercial construction business he started in 2005.  He is now a consultant for the company.  Mr. Sherrill has interests in the storage building industry and home building.  He became an Advisory Director in 2009 before becoming a Director of Mineola Community Bank in 2017.  Mr. Sherrill brings with him a vast knowledge of construction and the building business in general, with numerous connections in the construction industry as well as the retail business market in the North Texas area.

Robert L. Smith, III owns and operates Bob Smith Auto Sales, an automobile dealership in Mineola, Texas.  He has a long history of community involvement, including serving as a director and/or officer of several community organizations among them the Meredith Foundation, Kiwanis International, Mineola Masonic Lodge, Mineola Economic Development Corporation, Mineola Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Smith provides us with an extensive knowledge of Mineola Community Bank and its operations.  He understands investing from his tenure with the Meredith Foundation and that experience is beneficial to Mineola Community Bank.

Glen Thurman is a self-employed residential builder and developer and the owner of Glen Thurman Builder.  He has successfully developed several large tracts in Mineola to residential subdivisions.  He currently has a home development project in the beginning stages that includes plans for over 60 homes, and he is building some of the homes in the project.  Mr. Thurman is an entrepreneur and provides us with an extensive knowledge of the construction and development business.  He was appointed an Advisory Director in 2007 before becoming a Director of Mineola Community Bank and brings with him a builder's perspective of the opportunities within our local market.

Senior Management Not on the Board


Julie Sharff, CPA, has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2004 and has been employed by Mineola Community Bank since 1997 in various areas of management.  She is responsible for finance and accounting functions, including financial reporting, risk analysis and presentation, as well as auditor and regulatory relations and reporting.  Before entering banking, she practiced public accounting for five years.

Haskell Strange has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2004.  He has over 20 years of experience in information technology.  He supervises Mineola Community Bank's operations and information technology and also assists in deposit compliance, human resources and marketing.

Terri Baucum has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer since 2012.  She supervises the lending activities of Mineola Community Bank including underwriting, compliance and loan administration.  She has been employed with Mineola Community Bank since 1999.  Mrs. Baucum has over 29 years of banking experience, the majority of which has consisted of the various aspects of mortgage lending.

Kraig Yarbrough has served as Senior Vice President since 2018 when he began his employment with Mineola Community Bank.  He is responsible for risk management and interest rate risk management and reporting.  Before he came to Mineola Community Bank he was self-employed as a registered investment advisor.

Brittany Bessonett has served as Senior Vice President and Marketing Director since 2017 when she began her employment with Mineola Community Bank.  She has over 16 years experience in management, 8 of which were in accounting and the auto finance area.  Mrs. Bessonett is responsible for public relations for the bank and all aspects of product marketing and advertising.

Sofia Gurrusquieta has served as the Compliance Offcer, BSA Officer and CRA Officer since 2017.  From 2015 to 2017, she served as Assistant Compliance Officer and Assistant BSA Officer.  She has been employed with Mineola Community Bank since 2012 and holds a degree in Business Administration of Accounting.


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