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VeraBank Welcomes SVP, Central Texas Mortgage Manager

September 27, 2023

Austin, TX – VeraBank is excited to announce the addition of Joel Richardson to its mortgage team. Joel will serve as Senior Vice President, Central Texas Mortgage Manager, and will office at the downtown Austin location.

Joel’s career spans more than two decades and includes financial experience, an MBA in Finance, and vast knowledge of the mortgage industry in both operations and sales. With lending experience encompassing everything from custom home construction and home renovation work to purchases and refinance of residential and investment properties, he is highly regarded among mortgage professionals in Austin and surrounding areas.

“Joel brings a depth of knowledge and understanding to our mortgage team that will benefit our customers and our organization,” said Christina Janecka, Senior Vice President and Director of Mortgage Banking. “In his role, he will be a key component in the growth of our Central Texas mortgage division and will continue VeraBank’s longstanding tradition of providing a genuine banking experience to the communities we serve. We are confident we made a great choice in bringing him onto our team.”

“VeraBank continues to invest in talented team members that enhance our banking and mortgage capabilities across Central Texas,” said VeraBank President and CEO Brad Tidwell. “Joel brings a strong passion and commitment to his clients and is known for providing best-in-class customer service. These are the same values we share here at VeraBank, and we couldn’t be more excited to have Joel provide our customers with the best that mortgage banking has to offer.”

Joel can be reached at or (512) 222-0140 ext. 7740.

About VeraBank
VeraBank is a privately owned community bank that serves 19 counties in East, Central and Southeast Texas with close to 550 employees, a network of 39 conveniently located branches, $4 billion in assets, and trust assets under management of approximately $995 million. Since 1930, VeraBank has remained committed to genuine banking, providing excellent personal service with the latest in banking technology. Visit us online at Member FDIC.

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