PALESTINE, Texas, August 2, 2018 – Heritage Land Bank has promoted Sara Bridges to Loan Officer at the Palestine branch, located at 2209 South Loop 256, Suite #200.
Bridges comes to this role with a strong background in agriculture and several years of agricultural financing experience. Since 2015, Bridges has served multiple roles at Heritage’s Palestine branch, including Administrative Assistant, Loan Administrator and most recently Loan Officer.
As Loan Officer, her responsibilities will include loan servicing, providing lending support for Heritage’s ongoing and prospective commercial and real estate customers, and developing relationships with community agricultural and business leaders.
“It’s been exciting to have so many opportunities at Heritage,” Bridges said. “I can’t wait to jump into my new role and build more relationships.”
Said Heritage Land Bank CEO Bill Tandy: “We are excited for Sara’s promotion to Loan Officer, and are confident she will continue to thrive within her territory and serve Heritage’s customers well.”
Prior to joining Heritage Land Bank, she interned with Schiller Ranch, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Cissy’s RV Ranch. Bridges holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural leadership and development from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
ABOUT HERITAGE LAND BANK
Founded in 1917, Heritage Land Bank serves North, East and Deep East Texas, specializing in financing for farms, ranches, country homes, recreational property, livestock, equipment and agribusiness loans. The lending cooperative is headquartered in Tyler, Texas.