Plainscapital Bank Adds Three New Trade Credit Professionals to Houston

THE WOODLANDS, TX – PlainsCapital Bank recently welcomed Philip Ugalde, Jasmine Sadeghpour and Daniel Wheeler as senior vice presidents and heads of commercial lending to its Houston market. Ugalde and Sadeghpour will serve clients from the PlainsCapital office at 2925 Richmond Avenue, while Wheeler will be from The Woodlands office at 1699 Research Forest Drive.

“We are very pleased to welcome Philip, Jasmine and Daniel,” said Houston Area Chairman Danny Schroder. “They each have an impressive level of talent and experience that I know will add tremendous value to PlainsCapital’s initiatives to support the business owners, families and individuals we serve in the Lone Star State. .”

In his new role, Ugalde will be responsible for new business development, portfolio growth, building and maintaining relationships with referral partners, and expanding the Bank’s presence in Texas. He has over 29 years of experience in commercial banking and financial services, most recently as Senior Vice President at Regions Financial Corporation. Ugalde earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sadeghpour will continue to work with commercial real estate developers and investors, focusing on providing debt solutions for all asset types. She joins PlainsCapital from Frost Bank, where she served as vice president of its commercial real estate department for over eight years. Sadeghpour earned his BBA in finance from Texas Christian University. A native of Houston, she is also a graduate of Memorial High School.

Wheeler will partner with companies to help them achieve their goals. He brings to his role over 26 years of commercial and retail banking experience. Wheeler joins Pioneer Bank’s Commercial Lending Group, where he served as Senior Vice President. He received his BBA in finance from the University of Houston.

About Plains Capital Bank
PlainsCapital Bank, the fourth-largest Texas-based bank by deposit market share, operates 58 branches in Texas and has approximately 1,100 employees offering highly personalized relationship banking through a single point of contact. Offering commercial lending, cash management, small business banking, private banking and trust, and wealth management, PlainsCapital Bank enables local and responsive decision-making in each of its major markets: Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Lubbock, the Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio. PlainsCapital Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings (NYSE: HTH). FDIC member. Find more information at

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