DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodforest National Bank recently announced that Brenda Wendt, Senior Vice President, was promoted to Divisional Manager for the bank's gulf coast region. Wendt's responsibilities will encompass the sales, service quality, community impact, and financial performance for 152 Woodforest branches across a multi-state area including North Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
Wendt joined Woodforest National Bank in 1997 as a Retail Banker at the bank's first in-store branch located in Conroe, TX, and developed her banking career over the years through various positions held at the bank. She was promoted to Branch Manager of the Conroe in-store location and was instrumental in converting it to a full-service 24-hour branch providing customers the ability to conduct business around the clock, seven days a week. Wendt furthered her career by accepting the position of Regional Manager for 17 Houston-area branches and then directed the New Branch Opening Teams as Woodforest National Bank expanded into 14 states throughout the U.S. Additionally, she provided leadership as the Director of Learning Services, Retail Quality Assurance, and Customer Advocacy and Outreach from 2009 to 2016, focusing on training and support for Woodforest National Bank employees and customers.
Julie V. Mayrant, President-Retail Division for Woodforest National Bank stated, "Brenda is a valuable member and contributor to our management team. She continues to demonstrate the leadership and character necessary to support the retail division of Woodforest and is a true benefit to the bank."
Wendt is a Texas native, an active member of her Church and an avid volunteer for non-profit organizations and the Woodforest Charitable Foundation. Brenda incorporates her passion for running and cycling with charitable fundraising events benefiting multiple sclerosis and breast cancer charities.
Celebrating 36 years of community banking service, Woodforest National Bank has successfully stood among the strongest community banks in the nation, proudly offering unsurpassed quality customer service since 1980. Woodforest currently operates 746 branches in 17 states across the United States. For more information about Woodforest National Bank, please visit www.woodforest.com.
SOURCE Woodforest National Bank