PLANO, Texas, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewPoint Bank today announced the appointment of Arcilia Acosta to the bank's board of directors.
Ms. Acosta is President and CEO of CARCON Industries and Construction, a full-service construction firm based in Dallas, with offices in Houston and San Antonio. She is also founder and CEO of Southwestern Testing Laboratories (STL) Engineers, which provides geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and environmental consulting. Both firms have been involved in major Dallas-Fort Worth construction programs including the 27-mile light rail projects for Dallas Area Rapid Transit, and CARCON is currently the construction manager of terminal renovations at DFW International Airport.
"We're very pleased to have someone with Ms. Acosta's tremendous experience join our board," said ViewPoint Chairman James McCarley. "We look forward to the insight she will bring as we continue to grow our commercial, industrial and energy finance lines of business."
Ms. Acosta is a board member of The Dallas Citizens Council, former Chair of the Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and past Chair of the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the board of Energy Future Holdings, parent of TXU Energy, Oncor, and Luminant Corporation. She was named one of the "Most Influential and Powerful Women of Texas" four times by Texas Diversity Magazine and was nominated by Governor Rick Perry as "2012 Texas Business Woman of the Year," for which she was a finalist. A native Texan, Ms. Acosta graduated from Texas Tech University and the Harvard Business School Corporate Governance Program. She serves as board member of the Texas Tech National Alumni Board.
About ViewPoint Bank
ViewPoint Bank, N.A. is the wholly owned subsidiary of ViewPoint Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VPFG). Based in Plano, ViewPoint has been serving customers in North Texas since 1952. With $3.4 billion in assets, it operates 29 community bank offices in 17 Metroplex cities, and two First National Bank of Jacksboro locations in Jack and Wise Counties. For more information, please visit www.viewpointbank.com.
SOURCE ViewPoint Bank