Woodforest National Bank Announces Appointment of David Mendez to its Board of Directors

Junio 8, 2021

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Junio 8, 2021 – Woodforest National Bank® ("Woodforest") is pleased to announce the appointment of the Bank's newest board member, David Mendez.


“We welcome David to our board and are excited about the valuable insights and council he brings to Woodforest given his breadth of experience and knowledge in the banking and financial services industry. His strong Texas roots will also help strengthen and deepen our community partnerships and outreach efforts throughout the communities we serve”, said Jay Dreibelbis, President and CEO, Woodforest National Bank.


David L. Mendez retired as Vice Chairman – Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries after serving JPMorgan Chase (and its predecessors) for 42 years. His prior roles include Head of Middle Market South Region, Chairman of the Houston Region, Head of Texas Commercial Real Estate Banking, Managing Director Real Estate Lodging and Investment Banking.


Mendez has been a long-standing Director of Texas Children’s Hospital. His recent board roles include Board Chair for the Houston Endowment, Central Houston, and the Dean’s Executive Board of the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business.


Some of his accomplishments and civic contributions include Career and Recovery Resources Barrier Breaker Award Honoree, Honorary Chair of the “Art of the Avenue” event and Honorary Chair of Houston Urban League Gala. Mendez also served on the Greater Houston Partnership and Catholic Charities Boards and was Board Chair for The Center for Houston’s Future.


A native of Brownsville, Texas, Mendez graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. in Finance. Mendez has two sons, Greg, and Ryan.

A  native of Brownsville, Texas, Mendez graduated from the University of  Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. in Finance. Mendez has two sons, Greg, and  Ryan.

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Celebrating more than 40 years of community banking service, Woodforest National Bank has successfully stood among the strongest community banks in the nation, proudly offering outstanding customer service since 1980. Woodforest currently operates over 760 branches in 17 states across the United States and is an Outstanding CRA rated institution. For more information about Woodforest National Bank, please visit www.woodforest.com

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