Amber Gallagher was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Closing Coordinator at SouthStar Bank. She will continue serving the lending and closing needs of the Steiner Branch location. Amber’s been in the banking industry since 2005, starting as a Personal Banker in Operations and moving her way up into Lending. She handles a broad range of business, from agriculture and commercial loans to mortgage financing.
Harold Copher, Jr. brings over 20 years of finance experience with his new role as Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at SouthStar Bank’s Falconhead Branch. Harold served as a residential mortgage officer and branch manager in the DFW area. Fulfilling the dream of many Texas Exes, Harold and his wife Pat relocated to the Austin area in 2017. He believes education and communication are key to helping clients purchase a home with ease and success.
Harold Copher, Jr. NMLS #239295
Amanda Aaron joins SouthStar Bank’s Leander Branch as Vice President of Lending. With 15 years of experience specializing in SBA lending and conventional commercial loan financing, Amanda plans on partnering with local businesses to provide financing solutions and enhance options for real estate investors throughout the Austin area. Specializing in SBA 504, 7a and Express loans.
Amanda Aaron, NMLS #1819235
Adriana Alvara joins SouthStar Bank as Business Development Officer, bringing over 11 years of experience in the financial and strategic business industries. She is dedicated to the Business Manager Program which serves to stabilize business cash flow through accounts receivable financing. Adriana will develop relationships among the many growing businesses in Central Texas, helping them seize valuable opportunities for expansion.
SouthStar Bank would like to recognize Bryan Buck for graduating third in his class from SMU’s Southwestern Graduate School of Banking! Bryan has been with SouthStar Bank since 2007.
Apart from being a shining star, Bryan is a husband, a father of three and a Deacon for the Westside Church of Christ in Killeen, TX.
Congratulations, Bryan! You have distinguished yourself while attending SWGB as being a leader and a scholar. You have made the SouthStar Bank star shine brightly.